Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son; With Some Account of His Life [vol. 1] [provenance: Jane Buchanan Lane]. Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield.
Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son; With Some Account of His Life [vol. 1] [provenance: Jane Buchanan Lane]
Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son; With Some Account of His Life [vol. 1] [provenance: Jane Buchanan Lane]

Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son; With Some Account of His Life [vol. 1] [provenance: Jane Buchanan Lane]

New York: C.A. Hinkley, 1824. Hardcover. Vol. 1 only. xix, [1], 405 p.; 15 cm. Contemporary tree calf with five spine compartments between double gilt rules; red leather label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title: Chesterfield's Letters. Blank leaf following front endpapers inscribed, in two different hands: "?. S? Buchanan" and "Jane B. Lane 1828." The latter inscription also appears at the head of the title page. Jane Buchanan (1793-1839), sister of President James Buchanan, married Eliot Tole Lane in 1813 in Mercerburg, Pa. Her daughter Harriet Lane Johnston (1830-1903) served as first lady during Buchanan's presidency from 1857-1861. In Good Condition: front joint split but board is attached; minor loss at tail of spine; edges rubbed; final page of text (p. 405) and back free endpaper are detached but present; foxing throughout but otherwise clean. Good. Item #005514

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