Coxe’s Memoirs of Horatio, Lord Walpole

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Title

Coxe’s Memoirs of Horatio, Lord Walpole

Author(s)

WALPOLE, Horatio

Editor(s)

COXE, William

Illustrator(s)

COLLYER, Joseph, HARDING, Edward

Publisher

CADELL [the younger], Thomas, DAVIES, William

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1802

Binding

contemporary calf

Full Description

Walpole, Horatio, 1st Baron Walpole; William Coxe, ed.: Memoirs of Horatio, Lord Walpole. Selected from his Correspondence and Papers and connected with the history of the times, from 1678 to 1757, by Willam Coxe […] London, printed, at the Oriental Press, by Wilson & Co. For T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies […] 1802

4to. pp. xxiii, [i], 486 + 21 engraved portrait plates, including frontispiece portrait of Walpole engraved by Joseph Collyer; most of the others engraved by Edward Harding after W.N. Gardiner. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, all edges gilt. William Coxe (1747-1828) compiled a number of historical works, notably on Marlborough as well as this work on the younger brother of the Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole; he also wrote accounts of his travels, particularly those in Russia and Scandinavia.