Memoir of the Life of Admiral Sir Edward Codrington, with selections from his public and private correspondence (two volumes complete)

By: Lady Bouchier, his daughter (editor)

Price: £180.00

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Book Condition: Good


hardback, two volumes complete, octavos, blue cloth lettered gilt, gilt armorial device to upper boards, short tear to the centre of spine of volume I together with a short indent to the leading edge of the upper board just above bottom corner, 2" split to lower joint of volume two, short-title page of volume one clipped at head, some gatherings pulled. Interesting association copies, from the library of Sir Robert Uniacke-Penrose-Fitzgerald with his bookplates to front pastedowns, His wife, Lady Emily Jane Codrington was the daughter of Sir William Codrington. A signed letter, dated 1950, from his grandson, Geoffrey Ronald Codrington provides provenance. In it, he confirms ownership and gives information of how the books came to him. His bookplates are laid down to the front free endpapers. A heavy set which may attract a request for additional postage, if ordered from certain overseas locations.

Title: Memoir of the Life of Admiral Sir Edward Codrington, with selections from his public and private correspondence (two volumes complete)

Author Name: Lady Bouchier, his daughter (editor)

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Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co: 1873

Binding: hardback

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 240173

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