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Title: Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of John Howard, the Philanthropist; Compiled from his own diary, in the possession of his family, his confidential letters, the communications of his surviving relatives and friends; and other authentic sources of information. Second Edition.
Description: London: Printed for Thomas and George Underwood..., 1823. Large 8vo, 213 x 120 mms., pp. [vii], viii - xxxii, 657 [658 Errata and directions to binder], including half-title, engraved portrait of Howard as frontispiece, one other engraved portrait of Henrietta Howard, his second wife, contemporary half calf, marbled boards spine ornately gilt, red morocco label; slight wear to binding but a very good copy, with the contemporary inscription "Mrs. Fletcher/ Castle Street" on the recto of the leaf before the half-title. This biography was first published in 1818.

Keywords: biography philanthropy prose

Price: GBP 220.00 = appr. US$ 314.16 Seller: John Price Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 6833

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