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CHESTERFIELD, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of.

Letters Written … to His Son, Philip Stanhope Esq:

The fourth edition, revised and corrected.

Published: London: J. Dodsley, 1774

Stock code: 86095

Price: £275

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Fourth edition, reset from a corrected copy of the first edition, with a new portrait, postscript and added explanatory notes.

2 volumes, quarto (298 x 228 mm). Contemporary tan calf, twin red and green morocco labels, smooth spine, gilt in compartments, gilt roll to boards , all edges speckled blue, marbled endpapers, bound without half-titles. Mid-19th-century ownership signatures to titles. Boards rubbed, joints tender, front joint of Volume 1 partially cracked but still holding firm. A very good set in contemporary bindings.

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