Leaves from my journal during the summer of 1851. For private circulation, John Murray, 1852. Inscribed from the Author.

Author: (Grosvenor, Lord Robert)
Illustrator: With 6 plates (1 extra, only 5 called for).
Edition: First Edition
Price: £185


Published in 1852 by John Murray, in London.
Seller notes: For private circulation; PP173. Front endpaper Inscribed: . BINDING: Original cloth, stamped in gilt on upper cover and spine. CONTITION: Covers very lightly rubbed; ink inscription to verso of frontis; the first few pages crudely opened; occasional foxing; otherwise Good+. Robert Grosvenor, 1st Baron Ebury PC (24 April 1801 18 November 1893), was the son of the 1st Marquess of Westminster, also Robert Grosvenor, and his wife, Eleanor. He entered the House of Commons as a Whig MP in 1822, where he remained until becoming Baron Ebury in 1857. Grosvenor served as Comptroller of the Household, was admitted to the Privy Council and was appointed Treasurer of the Household. His most controversial measure was his Sunday Trading Bill, introduced in 1855, forbidding most shops in London to open on Sundays. Apart from his political career, he was an active campaigner for Protestantism in the Church of England, and was the founder and president of the Society for the Revision of the Prayer-Book. In 1857 he was ennobled as Baron Ebury.

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