PORTRAITS, MEMOIRS, AND CHARACTERS, OF REMARKABLE PERSONS FROM THE REVOLUTION IN 1688 TO THE END OF THE REIGN OF GEORGE II. LONDON: H.R. YOUNG AND T.H. WHITLEY, 1819-20
4 volumes, 8vo (9 1/8 x 5 3/4 in.; 23 x 14.6 cm). Half-titles, 155 engraved plates, woodcut tailpieces; some minor foxing, offsetting. Full contemporary olive English morocco, covers elaborately stamped in gilt and blind with greek key pattern, multiple rules, and fleur-de-lis cornerpieces, spines with raised bands in five compartments, second and fourth gilt lettered, others with repeat overall decoration in gilt, all edges gilt, inner dentelles gilt, violet coated endpapers; spines uniformly sunned, rubbing to joints, some staining to endpapers.
Marquessate of Sligo (armorial bookpates to front pastedowns)