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Book Number 1964 
Author Robert Huish 
Title Memoirs of George the Third 
Date 1821 
Publisher Thomas Kelly 
Place of Publication London 
Edition  
Volume Information  
Cover contemporary full tree calf, upper and lower boards with floral and foliage gilt boarder. Spine rebacked expertly saving the original spine, 5 elaboratly gilt compartments of gilt tooled bands, title in gilt on two. All edges marbled. 
Illustration Title page contains a vignette of the “Great Seal of England”, 17 plates of various members of the nobility and including a frontis portrait of King George III. 
Size 4to 
Condition An excellent attractive copy. 
Provenance  
Pagination P. frontis, engraved title, blank, title, printer’s imprint, dedication (2), introduction i-viii, 1-720, index 721-724. 
Reference  
Translation Info  
Notes An intriguing recount of the “secret anecdotes of his majesty, the royal family, and other distinguished characters, connected with the British court…tending to illustrate the causes, progress, and effects, of the principal political events of his glorious reign” Robert Huish was a distinguished early 19th century British writer, among his works are Treatise on Nature, Economy and Practical Management of Bee done in 1815 
Price (US$) 750  
Short Description Book Royalty; Book History English 
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