The History of Henry Earl of Moreland. Henry Brooke, John Wesley.
The History of Henry Earl of Moreland
The History of Henry Earl of Moreland
The History of Henry Earl of Moreland
The History of Henry Earl of Moreland

The History of Henry Earl of Moreland

London: Printed at the Caxton Press by Henry Fisher, 1820. Hardcover. 480 p., added engraved title page and 7 leaves of plates; 21 cm. Contemporary half calf with four spine compartments between gilt rules; gilt-tooled title "Earl of Moreland" in second compartment; gilt-tooled flowers in remaining compartments. Marbled paper over boards. Engraved tail-piece. "To the reader" signed: J.W. [John Wesley] Bristol, March 4, 1780. The plates are from drawings by William Marshall Craig (1765-1834). The Fool of Quality by the Irish writer Henry Brooke (1703-1783) was published in five volumes from 1765 to 1770. In 1780 a much-abridged edition was published by John Wesley (1703-1791), the Anglican theologian. No date of publication; Henry Fisher published as a sole proprietor from 1818 to 1825, when his son became a partner and the name changed to Fisher, Son & Co. In Good Conditon: rubbed with minor loss at ends of spine; added engraved title page, title page, and "To the Reader" (pp. [1-4]) are detached but present; light soiling and foxing; closed 3-cm. tear from lower edge of one plate, not impacting image; plates have left shadows and foxing on adjacent pages; otherwise, clean and solid. Good. Item #005322

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