“The way in which Caesar acquired his knowledge
Be it our duty in VERSE to expose;
As every pupil in school or in college
Likes to read Poetry better than Prose. “
MONTEFIORE, J. Gompertz. The History of England In Verse.
Interior: Pages age toned, occasional spotting and foxing. A few pages torn with loss to blank margins (without loss to text), lacking front endpaper.
Binding: A little frail, text block split in places throughout.
Exterior: Publisher’s blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth worn and faded, corners bumped and worn, white paint mark to cloth on rear cover and small white mark to upper cover.
PRESENTATION COPY: Inscribed as: “With the author’s kind regards”.
N.B. This book is of the 19th century, and is of its time. It also might not be accurate in the 21st century!
8vo. London: Ward, Lock and Tyler, [no date c. 1876].
A scarce book.
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