Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons, from the Revolution in 1688 to the End of the Reign of George II; Collected from the Most Authentic Accounts Extant by James Caulfield [vol. 1]. James Caulfield.
Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons, from the Revolution in 1688 to the End of the Reign of George II; Collected from the Most Authentic Accounts Extant by James Caulfield [vol. 1]
Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons, from the Revolution in 1688 to the End of the Reign of George II; Collected from the Most Authentic Accounts Extant by James Caulfield [vol. 1]
Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons, from the Revolution in 1688 to the End of the Reign of George II; Collected from the Most Authentic Accounts Extant by James Caulfield [vol. 1]
Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons, from the Revolution in 1688 to the End of the Reign of George II; Collected from the Most Authentic Accounts Extant by James Caulfield [vol. 1]

Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons, from the Revolution in 1688 to the End of the Reign of George II; Collected from the Most Authentic Accounts Extant by James Caulfield [vol. 1]

London: H. R. Young; and T. H. Whitely, 1819. Hardcover. Volume 1 only. xii, 171, [1] p., 39 leaves of engraved plates; 30 cm. Calf boards. Marbled endpapers. Bound in following the title page is a slip "To the Public" stating that two of the prints (Will Ellis and William Carstairs) would "be delivered in the second volume." A pencilled note below states that they were never published and that the biographical sketches of the two, found here, were omitted from the small paper edition. Former owner's inscription on blank page following front endpapers: "James A. Taylor Nov 1884 No. 2035." This volume contains descriptions and portraits of interesting people from the reigns of William III and Queen Anne, ranging from John Gale ("a singular Deaf and Dumb Man") and Harry ("an Old Raree-show-man") to Yorkshire Nan ("Prince George's Cap Woman") and Daniel Defoe ("a Political Writer and Novelist"). In Fair+ Condition: lacking spine; front board detached but present; first few leaves of text partially detached; shadows from plates on facing pages of text; occasional foxing; otherwise, clean and bright. Fair +. Item #006595

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