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

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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, bindings a little loose). 8vo. London: William Blackwood, 1837.

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Scares 2 volume set with a curious 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, bindings a little loose). 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 Bart 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 rare two volume set with a curious piece of ephemera. Please note that combined postage options can be arranged on some items, by request.

Additional information

Weight1.2 kg
Dimensions22 × 15 × 8 cm
Author/s

Rev. John Sinclair

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