[HALDANE, Richard Burdon]. Richard Burdon Haldane (Lord Haldane of Cloan) An Autobiography.
Interior: sporadic occasional spotting and foxing.
Exterior: publisher’s blue cloth (staining to rear board, some wear), publisher’s tan dust-wrapper (some wear, chipping and tearing).
PROVENANCE: Armorial bookplate of Viscount Pirrie to front endpaper. Additional name of previous owner inscribed on the front paste-down. A few pencillings in the margins.
Inscription to front endpaper dedicated by Margaret M. Pirrie, dated ‘17th Sept. 1929’.
Richard Burdon Haldane (1856-1928) was a Scottish lawyer, philosopher and British Liberal and later, Labour Politician who helped the Webbs found the London School of Economics (Vaughan, 2010).
Margaret M. Pirrie (1857 – 1935) was an Irish public figure and philanthropist and the first woman Justice of the Peace in Belfast, serving as the Mayoress of Belfast in 1896 and 1897. Her husband William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie (1847-1924) was a leading shipbuilder and businessman.
8vo. London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1929.
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