The Letters of Eliza Pierce 1751-1775; with letters from her son Pierce Joseph Taylor, a schoolboy at Eton
Place Published: London
Publisher: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald
Date Published: 1927
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 002609
viii, 124 p.: frontispiece portrait; 24 cm. Publisher's maroon moire binding with gilt-stamped spine title and gilt-stamped armorial cover medallion. Issued by the publisher in both maroon and blue bindings. Boards have bevelled edges. Half-title: Haslewood Books. Of a limited edition of 670 copies, this is number 43, one of 75 printed on Millbourn handmade paper. The frontispiece is a reproduction of a drawing from 1781 by John Downman of Pierce Joseph Taylor. Edited by Violet M. Macdonald. Correspondence of Elizabeth Pierce, heiress of Yendacott, parish of Shobrooke, who in 1750 became engaged to Thomas Taylor, esq., of Denbury. A charming collection of 18th-century English family correspondence. In Very Good Condition: ends of spine and corners rubbed; spine slightly sunned; pages are clean and bright.