Monk Duke of Albemarle, George.


of ... From the French of M. Guizot. Translated and Edited, With Additional Notes and Illustrations, by the Hon. J. Stuart Wortley. Richard Bentley ... 1838.
1st English Ed. xxvi + 321pp. Engraved port. frontis. (offset). Some light browning, remains of bookplate to verso of frontis., marbled and edges, contemporary half calf with marbled boards, extremities rubbed, some wear, rebacked with much of original spine laid down. ‘Of modern lives the most important is that by Guizot, originally published in 1837. Of this there are two translations, the first, published in 1838, with valuable annotations by J. Stuart Wortley [first Baron Wharncliffe], the second, published in 1851, by A. R. Scoble, from Guizot's revised edition of his work (1850), with an appendix of diplomatic correspondence.’ Life of George Monck by Charles Harding Firth.
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