Memoir and Letters of Lady Mary Arundell, with Photographic Illustrations. By the Very Rev. Joseph Hirst, President of Ratcliffe College, Leicester.

Leicester: Ratcliffe College, 1894.

Price: $500.00

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First edition. Illustrated with seven (7) mounted albumen (portrait) photographs (each measuring 3 1/2 by 2 1/4 inches). 152pp. 4to. MEMOIR OF LADY MARY ARUNDELL, WITH PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS. Contemporary half-morocco, spine stamped in gilt, marbled paper-covered boardsEx-Genealogical lending library, with small contemporary paper label on lower spine, bookplate on front pastedown (stamped "withdrawn"), small rubberstamp date on front endpapers, and small blindstamp on title page. Moderate wear and scuffing to extremities, scattered foxing to endpapers and few leaves of text, else a very good copy.

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"Lady Mary Anne Grenville Nugent Temple, the subject of this Memoir, was the only daughter of George, second Earl Temple, and first Marquess of Buckingham, by his wife Mary Elizabeth, Baroness Nugent, daughter and heiress of Robert, Earl Nugent, in the Peerage of Ireland. She was born at the princely mansion of Stowe on the 8th of July, 1787, and shortly after was carried as a babe to Dublin Castle, her father being in November of that year made Viceroy of Ireland, a high Crown appointment..." (from the first leaf of text). Scarce [no copy located by OCLC].