1874 3vol The Works of the Right Honourable John Hookham Frere 2nd

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Description:
John Hookham Frere; Sir Bartle Frere. The Works of the Right Honourable John Hookham Frere In Verse and Prose. Harry Bartle Frere was a British colonial administrator. He was John Hookham Frere's nephew.
Author:
John Hookham Frere; Sir Bartle Frere
Weight:
2.0000
Binding:
Fine Binding
Special Attributes:
None
Fiction Subject:
Poetry
Original/Facsimile:
Original
Non-Fiction Subject:
None
Publisher:
Basil Montagu Pickering
Language:
English
Illustrator:
Not Stated
Year Printed:
1874
Original/Reproduction:
Original
Place of Publication:
London

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The Works of the Right Honourable John Hookham Frere In Verse and Prose.

 A beautifully bound three volume set of John Hookham Frere's plays and poems. Including his translations of Aristophanes and Theognis.

Decorative Binding,Early Edition,Fine Binding,Pleasing Copy.

This book weighs 2 KG when packed.

With the bookplate of W T Marriott to the front pastedowns. Possibly the bookplate of William Thackeray Marriott, a British barrister and Liberal. Marriott was later a Conservative politician.

Illustrated, with a frontispiece to each volume.

With a memoir of the author by Sir Bartle Frere. Harry Bartle Frere was a British colonial administrator. He was John Hookham Frere's nephew.

Bound by Mansell in a lovely tree calf binding, with the binder's stamp to the front endpapers.

John Hookham Frere was a diplomat, who was regarded with high esteem in the literary sphere for his translations of Aristophanes. He is also known for his mock Arthurian poem, 'Prospectus and Specimen...'.

His complete works were first published three years previously in 1871, This is the second edition of his complete works.

Uncommon to find this work in such a lovely binding.

In a full tree calf binding with gilt stamping to the spines. Externally, very smart with just some light rubbing to the joints and to the spine, heavier to the raised bands. Bookplate to the front pastedown of all volumes, W T Marriott. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are bright with offsetting and scattered spots to the first and last few pages. Otherwise just the odd spots.

(Dustwrapper condition rating is shown after that for the book itself, where a dustwrapper is present).

Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear.

Very Good Indeed - Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy.

Very Good - Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones.

often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy.

Good - Meaning not very good. Some more serious faults as will.

be described in the condition report under 'condition'.

Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair.

Fair - As with good only above but with other faults.

leaving a compromised copy even after repair.

Poor - Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete.

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