Memoirs of the Life and Works of the Late Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair Bart. 1837.

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Rare 2 volume set with additional piece of ephemera. SINCLAIR, Rev. John. (1797-1875). Memoirs of the Life and Works of the Late Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair Bart. By His Son The Rev. John Sinclair, M.A. 2 volumes. (Occasional light spotting, occasional tearing). Publisher’s half purple (?)(faded) cloth, with paper title labels to spines (text blocks broken in places throughout both volumes, bindings loose). Vol 1: [6], vi, ii, 362. Vol 2: [4], ii, 427 pp. 8vo. London: William Blackwood, 1837.

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Rare 2 volume set with additional piece of ephemera.

SINCLAIR, Rev. John. (1797-1875). Memoirs of the Life and Works of the Late Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair Bart. By His Son The Rev. John Sinclair, M.A. 2 volumes. (Occasional light spotting, occasional tearing). Publisher’s half purple (?)(faded) cloth, with paper title labels to spines (text blocks broken in places throughout both volumes, bindings loose).

Vol 1: [6], vi, ii, 362. Vol 2: [4], ii, 427 pp.

8vo. London: William Blackwood, 1837.

PROVENANCE: Previous owner’s annotation to front pastedown of volume 1 (appears to be a shelf reference- perhaps from a private library?).

Includes a curious mid-19th century advertisement on blue paper (loosely inserted) for a work by H.M. Wheeler that describes a book called : ‘’Hebrew for Self Instruction”

Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster (1754-1835) was a British politician, a writer on both finance and agriculture, and the first person to use the word statistics in the English language.

A very rare two volume set with a curious piece of ephemera.

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Weight 1.2 kg
Dimensions 23 × 15 × 9 cm
Author/s

Publisher

William Blackwood

Binding

Cloth

Non-Fiction Subject

Biographies & True Stories

Language

English

Region

Europe

Date

1837

Place of Publication

London

Country of Manufacture

United Kingdon