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The Life Of Josiah Wedgwood From His Private Correspondence And Family Papers. In Two Volumes by  Eliza METEYARD - 1st Edition - 1865 - from Michal Sawka Rare & Collectable and Biblio.co.uk

The Life Of Josiah Wedgwood From His Private Correspondence And Family Papers. In Two Volumes

by METEYARD, Eliza

Condition: Very Good


London: Hurst and Blackett, 1865. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Vol. I and II. Octavo. Full dark blue levant morocco bindings with fancy gilt turn ins, full bright gilt edges, decorative spine with gilt lozenge design, red leather labels in compartments between raised bands and bound by Holloway. Bookplate on endpaper. Minor brown blemishes to the colour plates and on the pages opposite. Wear to the joints on v.2, front joint is cracked down to the first compartment, otherwise are tender, covers are lightly rubbed with scattered dark blemishes and minor wear to the gilt edges, top corners on both volumes are slightly chipped and bumped. Otherwise both volumes are both firmly bound and in very good condition. 504 & 643 pp. .
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  • Bookseller: Michal Sawka Rare & Collectable GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000498
  • Title: The Life Of Josiah Wedgwood From His Private Correspondence And Family Papers. In Two Volumes
  • Author: METEYARD, Eliza
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hurst and Blackett
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1865


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