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large slim octavo (25 by 16.5 cms) text of 120 pages. It's a large copy with wide margins, finely bound in modern half brown calf, marbled sides, red lettering label. This second edition of Penn's play has a long inscription by him dedicating the work to a Miss Richardson who played the part of Queen Elsitha 'much to his satisfaction' A photograph, presumably of Miss Richardson, is pasted on to the half title . John Penn 1760-1824, was a significant figure in the history of Pennsylvania. He was the grandson of William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania and became Governor of the state from 1763 to 1771 and again for the period 1773 to 1776. He returned to England in 1789 In 1805 he became Governor of the Isle of Portland in Dorset where he built Pennsylvania Castle. Occasional small foxing spots otherwise a nice clean copy.
Title: The Battle Of Eddington; Or British Liberty. A Tragedy
Publisher: London, Robert Fenn: 1832
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Seller ID: 003555