Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq.; Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden [4 volumes]. Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield.
Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq.; Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden [4 volumes]

Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq.; Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden [4 volumes]

London: J. Dodsley, 1774. Hardcover. The Third Edition. "Together with Several Other Pieces on Various Subjects. Published by Mrs. Eugenia Stanhope, from the Originals now in her Possession." 4 volumes (xvi, 352 p.; [4], 355, [1] p.; [4], 376 p.; [4], 364 p.); 22 cm. Half 19th-century? blue calf with marbled paper over boards. Five spine compartments between raised bands; gilt-tooled volumed numbers in third compartments. Marbled endpapers matching boards. Without the frontispiece portrait found in some editions of this popular work. In Good+ Condition: the leather author-title labels are lacking almost entirely from the second and fourth spine compartments; vol. 2 leather splitting from head of back joint; lacking leather from head of vol. 3 spine and from first compartment of vol. 4; the blue calf has darkened and begun to crack on the spines; boards are rubbed; a few leaves are browning and foxing; otherwise, clean and solid. Good +. Item #003204

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