The Works of Sir William Temple. 2 vols. ... To which is prefix'd The Life and Character of the Author ...
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London: Printed for Benj. Motte 1731. Folio. Orig. full old calf (slightly rubbed; hinges starting). Spines with raised bands and morocco titling-labels. With a fine engrv. portrait in Vol.I. A good clean set with the armorial bookplates of Henry Charles Howard inside the front cover of each volume. NOTE: Sir William Temple (1628-1699) was an English diplomat statesman and essayist. He effected the Triple Alliance (1668) of England Holland and Sweden against France for the protection of Spain. His writings included essays on government gardening trade long life heroic virtue and poetry.
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