MEMOIRS OF SIR PHILIP SYDNEY, Thomas Zouch, 1808, biography Elizabethan author


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Hardcover is in overall GOOD condition with moderate to pronounced signs of aging on cover and throughout inside. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE. Please see photos and detailed description for additional information. AS IS.

MEMOIRS OF SIR PHILIP SYDNEY, Thomas Zouch, 1808, biography Elizabethan author

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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Sir Philip Sydney

by Thomas Zouch

Philip Sydney was an English poet, scholar, courtier, and soldier now recognized as one of the most prominent figures of the Elizabethan age. This thorough, comprehensive biography is an account of one deeply convinced of the remarkable man's integrity and perfect valor in life as well as in works. 389 pages. 8.75 x 10.25 inches.

Portrait engraving on frontispiece. Appendix with texts in Latin and English.

Published by: Thomas Wilson & Son, High-Ousegate, London and York, 1808.

Hardback is overall in GOOD condition.

  • Quarter-leatherbound covers are nicely preserved with marbled paper and leather spine piece.
  • Some slight to moderate rubbing at corners and mild overall fading.
  • Spine has title in gilt.
  • Spine shows some fading and rubbing mostly at the head.
  • Binding is secure.
  • Paper on pastedowns is newer than in rest of book.
  • Edges of textblock show some moderate to pronounced age toning and occasional staining, and some irregularities. (See photos)
  • Fore edge of textblock is deckled.
  • Inside of book is showing overall pronounced signs of aging and wear from age-toning, some staining, mostly marginal, and overall warping of interior pages. (See photos)
  • First page of appendix is folded from original printer with uneven cut top edge. (See photo)
  • Front pastedown exhibits sticker residue on upper left corner. (See photos)
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20170427

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Subject: Biography & Autobiography
Topic: Historical
Original/Facsimile: Original
Binding: Fine Binding
Publisher: Thomas Wilson & Son
Special Attributes: Illustrated
Place of Publication: London and York
Year Printed: 18080000
Author: Thomas Zouch
Region: Europe
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
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