Memorials of the Bagot Family Compiled in 1823. Signed and Inscribed Copy
Blithfield, Staffordshire: Wm. Hodgetts, Printer, 1824. First Edition. Contemporary calf. 300mm x 240mm (12" x 9"). 172pp, xxxi. 4 folding tables, 5 engraved plates, hand-coloured engraving of Pool Park, signed on reverse by Lord Bagot. Although the name of the compiler is not stated on the title page, a short paragraph on page 99 states 'William, the Second Lord Bagot, and Compiler of these Memorials....' The volume is inscribed on a preliminary page to Henry Eyers Landor Esq, and dated Blithfield, January 1827. There is also a signature of Lord Bagot on the reverse of the linen back hand coloured engraving bound in at page 74. Also bound in at page 158 is a manuscript description of the felling of an elm tree.. G+ : in Good condition plus with marbled eps. Cover and spine lightly rubbed. Upper joint slightly split. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down. Contents VG .
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