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Memorials of His Time 1779-1830 - New Edition with Introduction by his Grandson Harry A. Cockburn

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Title:Memorials of His Time 1779-1830 - New Edition with Introduction by his Grandson Harry A. Cockburn
Price:GBP£25.00 (about USD$31.20)
Category:History
Book ID:B009-3945
Quantity:1
Publisher:T. N. Foulis Ltd, Edinburgh, 1910
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Sir Henry Raeburn & others
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
T. N. Foulis Ltd, 1910, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Illustrated By: Sir Henry Raeburn & others

grey end-papers; tissue-guarded, tipped-in colour frontis.; 35 pages of titles(in red & black); preface; introduction with lists of chapters & illustrations; to front. 11 further colour portraits by Sir Henry Raeburn & 7 b/w. full-page illustrations. Henry Thomas Cockburn of Bonaly, Lord Cockburn was a Scottish lawyer, judge and literary figure. He served as Solicitor General for Scotland between 1830 and 1834. Cockburn contributed regularly to the Edinburgh Review. In this popular magazine of its day he is described as: "rather below the middle height, firm, wiry and muscular, inured to active exercise of all kinds, a good swimmer, an accomplished skater, an intense lover of the fresh breezes of heaven. He was the model of a high-bred Scotch gentleman. He spoke with a Doric breadth of accent. Cockburn was one of the most popular men north of the Tweed." He was a member of the famous Speculative Society, to which Sir Walter Scott, Henry Brougham and Francis Jeffrey belonged. First Thus. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 35 + 445 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Previous owner's signature in ink to fep.. Deckled outer & bottom edges (rough cut). Gilt titles spine & front. brown cloth. Includes index. Illustrator: Sir Henry Raeburn & others. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Edinburgh; Scottish History; Edinburgh Review; Scotland; 18th-19th centuries; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3945.
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