A Sketch of the Life and Times of the Rev. Sydney Smith . . .

By: Reid, Stuart J.

Price: $20.00

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xx - 409 pp. The title continued: " . . . Rector of Combe Florey and Canon Residentiary of St. Paul's. Based on Family Documents and the Recollections of Personal Friends". Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and front board along with a gilt "dome of St. Paul's" on the front and with doubled black border rules on the front and blind stamped border rules on the back. Tan end papers. Illustrated (31 illustrations in all) with many small vignette type black and white engravings along with a tissue protected frontis of the biographee. The fold our reproduction of a letter written by Smith is tipped in facing page 88 as issued. The externals show mild wear and that to the board corners and spine tips. The spine is sun-darkened. Ghost of a previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The text block head edge is dust darkened and the head margins of all pages show very mild browning. The front hinge has surface tearing of the end papers. Otherwise the interior is very clean and the binding is tight. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted.

Title: A Sketch of the Life and Times of the Rev. Sydney Smith . . .

Author Name: Reid, Stuart J.

Categories: Anglican/Episcopalian,

Edition: First US Edition

Publisher: New York., Harper & Brothers.: 1885

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 25806

Keywords: Anglican; Church of England; Biography; Edinburgh; London; Holland House; Foston; Combe-Florey; St. Paul's;