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The Annual Register, or A View of the History and Politics of the Year 1839

by Editors

First Edition

Price: $225.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA

  • Seller Inventory #: 013284
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J. G. F. & J. Rivington
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1840

London: J. G. F. & J. Rivington, 1840. First edition. Quarter leather over paper-covered boards. 428 (History of Europe), 484 (Chronicle), 15 (Index). A volume rich with history of the British Empire as well as the United States. Speeches of Lord Brougham (both reportage and third-person description) throughout, as well as the famous death report incident. Other topics include Ireland, Chartism, Canada, Corn Laws, O'Connell, Parliamentary Reform, Famine, Jamaica, National Education, Normal Schools, Second Jamaica Bill, Bill for the Suppression of the Portuguese Slave Trade, Postage Duties, Report of Poor Law Commissioners, Auchterarder Case, Birmingham Riots, British India, Afghanistan, Persia, Russia, France, Spain, Belgium, Turkey, Syria, Egypt, United States Affairs (including removal of Indians, abolition), China trade in opium. There is a wonderful section of public documents, patents, births and deaths, and a subject index. Wear to leather top and bottom of spine, exposing board beneath. Solid book, hinges sound, unfoxed. Good plus.. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Good. 8vo.