Coxe’s Memoirs of Horatio, Lord Walpole

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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.

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