Lot 132 of 253:
Life of the late Right Honourable John Lindesay  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$390
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Memoirs of the Life of the late Right Honourable John Lindesay, Earl of Craufurd and Lindesay; Lord Lindesay of Glenesk; and Lord Lindesay of the Byers. One of the Sixteen Peers for Scotland, Lieutenant-General of His Majesty's Forces; and Colonel of the Royal North British Grey Dragoons

Author:
Rolt, Richard

Place:
London

Publisher:
Henry Kopp

Date:
1753

Description:

lii, 432, [11], [2 errata & ad] pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece; five folding engraved maps. (4to) 26x21 cm (10¼x8¼") original boards, custom chemise and morocco-backed slipcase. First Edition.

Scarce biography of this 18th century military leader. Armorial bookplate of Benjamin Vaughan, ink and pencil notes in margins of a few leaves. Scarce in the original boards.


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Condition:
A few repairs to binding, some wear, joints and hinges cracking; a few old repairs to rear of maps; very good.


 
Item number:
283618
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