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Title:The Strange Death of Lord Castlereagh
Price:AUD$23.40 (about USD$16.00)
Item ID:SB00-0107925
Publisher:William Heinemann, London . Melbourne . Toronto, 1959
Dust Jacket:Good
William Heinemann, 1959, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Various

X, 198 pages, last three pages blank intentionally, list of illustrations, preface by author, and index. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece, showing a contemporary illustration of the death of Lord Castlereagh. The text is illustrated with eight black-and-white contemporary paintings/illustrations. Black coloured cloth boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the backstrip edges and bumping to the lower backstrip edge. Rubbing to the book corners and the shelf wear to the lower book edges. A few marks to the book panels and browning of the text block edges. Light age toning of the internal text. Plain text dustwrapper with white, blue and black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and rubbing and creasing to the other dustwrapper edges. Sunning of the backstrip and there is browning and handling marks to the rear dustwrapper panel. An investigation of the suicide of the second Marquess of Londonderry, usually known as the Viscount Castlereagh, on August 12, 1822. Why are should ostensibly sane and well respected member of the aristocracy take his own life? Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; History -- British; Inventory No: 0107925.
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