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Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son, Philip Stanhope, ESQ., Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden:; Together with Several Other Pieces on Various Subjects by  Earl of)  Philip Dormer Stanhope - First edition - 1774 - from Thorn Books and Biblio.co.uk

Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son, Philip Stanhope, ESQ., Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden:; Together with Several Other Pieces on Various Subjects

by (Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of)

Condition: Hardcover


London: J. Dodsley, 1774. First edition. Very good. Hardcover. First edition. Two volumes. 4to. [4], vii, [1], 568; [4], 606, [1]pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait. First state (Type A) with text at I, 55, uncorrected. Contemporary full calf; spines in six compartments, gilt; gilt titles. Portrait lightly offset to title page. Both half titles are present, as well as the errata sheet at II, [607]. Beautifully and nearly imperceptibly rebacked with the original spines (lightly sunned) laid on; paper lightly toned, else a very good and quite impressive, set. Gulick, No. 2, type A. A nice set of a cornerstone of English letters, on the fine art of becoming a man of the world and a gentleman. Reprinted many times and still in print today. ESTC T136181. Lowndes . 434.
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  • Bookseller: Thorn Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 17687
  • Title: Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son, Philip Stanhope, ESQ., Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden:; Together with Several Other Pieces on Various Subjects
  • Author: (Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of)
  • Format/binding: Very good
  • Book condition: Used - Hardcover
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J. Dodsley
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1774
  • Bookseller catalogs: Rare Books;
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