Charles James Fox Biography w/ portrait 1811 early American wooden covers bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Biographies, Charles James Fox, 19th Century Books).
The Life of the Late Right Honorable Charles James Fox; Exhibiting a Faithful Account of the Most Remarkable Events of His Political Career, and a Delineation of his Character as a Statesman, Senator, and Man of Fashion; Comprehending Numerous Anecdotes of His Public and Private Life, by B.C. Walpole.
Published 1811, New York by E. Duyckinck.
144 pages. Text in English. Wood engraved frontis portrait.
Period 1/4 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, original marbled paper over wooden boards covers. Binding remains tight and sound, loss of marbled paper exposing wood of front cover.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, light old damp staining, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 5 1/2" H x 3 1/2" W.