My Life and Recollections


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[000072] Berkeley, Grantley F., My Life and Recollections, Hurst and Blackett, London, 1865, First Edition, Good+. Half Calf and Boards, 8vo. Four volumes complete – Volume One – xi, 384pp; Volume Two – xi, 358pp; Volume Three – x, 358pp and Volume Four – xi, 362pp.

Uniform half-calf, raised bands, gilt title to spines, gilt to bands, t.e.g.

Slightly rubbed to spines, corners slightly bumped and worn. Previous owners armorial bookplate to front pastedowns, very slightly browned, otherwise internally quite bright and clean.

Berkeley was a politician, who was fined for cock-fighting and assaulting a neighbour in a hunting dispute, as well as assaulting a publisher who had libelled him and fighting a duel with the editor of the magazine who had libelled him (from Oxford DNB)