The Duke of Newcastle
Browning, Reed

New Haven, CT. Yale University Press 1975 First edition Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. xiv, 388 p. w/ frontis portrait, endnotes, bibliographical essay, index. A biography of this English noble and prime minister, who hled varous offices from 1717 to 1766. While acknowledging the Duke's profound weaknesses and shortcomings, Browning also finds laudable and important contributions he made during his various tenures, and discusses his admirable thiugh at times almost blind loyalty to his friends. Very good Hardcover (Item ID: 17537)


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