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MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE RIGHT HON. WARREN HASTINGS,
(Hastings). Gleig, Rev. G.R.

MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE RIGHT HON. WARREN HASTINGS,

First Governor-General of Bengal. Compiled from Original Papers. Richard Bentley ... 1841.
1st Ed. 3 vols. 2 engraved port. frontiss. (browned). Some light browning, marbled e.ps. and edges, inscription, contemporary calf with double gilt and blind fillet edging to boards, minor scuffing and wear, faded gilt to spines with gilt lettered title labels. ODNB ... T. B. Macaulay described [the above work] as the 'worst book ever written' (Wilson, 156), alleging that it was the product of an alliance of Hastings's supporters who 'bound themselves to furnish papers' and Gleig who 'bound himself to furnish praise' (Macaulay, Warren Hastings, 1843, 1) ...
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