Memoirs And Memories By Mrs C W Earle – 1911

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I resolved to go through these papers, tried to select the most characteristic letters and those most likely to give you some idea of the Villiers and Liddell families.’ So Mrs Earle writes to her grandchildren in the Introduction. Her father’s papers were packed away in 1843, and she started in 1910 to go through them. There is contemporary correspondence from Jamaica about the period of the Anti-Slavery Act of 1833. Mrs Earle was a leading amateur horticulturalist of the time

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Pre-owned. Tissue protected frontispiece of Mrs Earle aged 72 with facsimile autograph. 388 pages with Introduction and further tissue protected portraits. Book in fair condition. Original blue boards faded to grey with white marks to the front, rubbed through cloth in places on spine and edges, significant sun bleaching to spine and foxing and tanning of edges and pages. Corners bumped. Inscription with previous owner’s name on first page in pencil. Hardcover. Published by Smith Elder 1911

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Weight 0.67 kg