The British Nepos: Consisting of the Lives of Illustrious Britons Who Have Distinguished Themselves by their Virtues, Talents or remarkable Advancement in Life; with incidental practical reflections.
Twelfth Edition. London, Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1816. Small Octavo. Frontispiece, XI, , 458 pages with all 24 portraits of eminent British People of History in place. Hardcover / Original, contemporary full leather with gilt ornament on spine. Binding slightly rubbed but firm and holding. Interior slightly dusty but overall in very good condition. Giftinscription from 1822 in ink verso titlepage.
Includes for example the following portraits: Sir Thomas More / Cromwell / Sir Isaac Newton / The Earl of Stair / Sir Hans Sloane / Sir Joshua Reynolds / Sir William Blackstone / William Penn / John Locke / John Milton / Andrew Marvell / Algernon Sydney / Chief-Justice Holt / etc. etc.