The Beauties of the Press.
The Beauties of the Press. With an Appendix containing the Speech of Arthur O’Connor, on the Catholic Question, in the House of Commons of Ireland on Monday, May 4, 1795. Also his Letter to Lord Castlereagh. London, [no publisher – privately printed for John Stockdale?], 1800. 21 x 12 cm. vi, 602 pages, 48 pages (Letter to Lord Castlereagh). Full brown calf. Small gilt decorations to spine. Blind stamp on front board (St. Patrick Library). Good condition. Binding worn. Corners, boards and spine rubbed and bumped. Spine label missing. Ex Library: Ink writings on title page and TOC, number 394 on spine and TOC. Head and tail bands damaged. Joints cracked, but boards attached and binding sound. No front free end paper. No half title. Half of rear free end paper missing. Otherwise text block complete. Title page creased. Internally age darkened with some stains and occasionally foxed.
Small newspaper clip tipped to front paste down.
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