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Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain (FOUR VOLUME COMPLETE SET) by  Edmund Lodge - Hardcover - 1836 - from Laura's Rare Books and Biblio.co.uk

Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain (FOUR VOLUME COMPLETE SET)

by Lodge, Edmund

Condition: Good/No Jacket


London: Harding & Lepard, 1836. Four volumes combined in two. Green Boards with 3/4 leather and corner leather with gold gilt margin dividing the cloth and leather. Five raised bands to spines. Scraping and wear to boards. Tight. Marbled endpapers. Very LARGE HEAVY books. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
Multi-volume Set



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