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Collection of Autograph Letters to T.P. Kirkman by  Henry Edward Cardinal Manning - Signed First Edition - 1876 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000806)

Collection of Autograph Letters to T.P. Kirkman

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Collection of Autograph Letters to T.P. Kirkman

by Manning, Henry Edward Cardinal

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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London: No Publisher, 1876. A collection of nineteen autograph letters from Cardinal Manning to T.P. Kirkman, written between 1876-1880, bound in full morocco, title in gilt to spine, upper cover with title in between an onlaid Cardinal's hat device, gilt rule to edges, with gilt roll to inner edges, marbled endpapers. Ex-library with one small shelf number to reverse of front free marbled paper, otherwise no evidence. Very slightly rubbed to extremities, but otherwise very good, internally some light browning and wear, but generally fairly clean, one letter torn with loss, two envelopes tipped in at rear. Binding is by Fazakerley of Liverpool. A series of letters written by Cardinal Manning (1808-1892) to T[homas] P[enyngton] Kirkman (1806-1895), a mathematician and philosopher, best known for the 'fifteen schoolgirls problem', arranging fifteen young ladies in groups of three on each of seven days so that each young lady walks with every other one just once. Manning's first letter details his thoughts on Kirkman's book 'Philosophy Without Assumptions'; a letter dated later in the month invites Kirkman to visit Manning at the Archbishop's House in Westminster, with later letters detailing Manning's thoughts on Kirkman and his work. For further details on both Manning and Kirkman see the ODNB. Signed by Author. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good. 8vo. Ex-Library.

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Details

Seller
Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
Seller Inventory #
000806
Title
Collection of Autograph Letters to T.P. Kirkman
Author
Manning, Henry Edward Cardinal
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
No Publisher
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1876
Keywords
Noisbn, Letters, A.L.S. Fine Binding, Cardinal Manning
Size
8vo

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Glossary

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
tipped in
Tipped In is used to describe something which has been glued into a book. Tipped-in items can include photos, book plates,...[more]
marbled paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or...[more]
device
Especially for older books, a printer's device refers to an identifying mark, also sometimes called a printer's mark, on the...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]

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