The Works and Life of the Right Honourable Charles, Earl of Halifax.

First Edition. hardcover. Including the history of his lordship's times. Engraved frontis., decs. at initial headings, 85pp. + 264pp., 8vo, contemp. panelled calf, raised bands, leather spine label; (front cover detached, corners bumped). London: E. Curll, 1715.

Montagu was the controversial Whig politician, founder of the Bank of England, exchequer officer. An active patron of literature, he collaborated with Prior on "The Hind and the Panther Travers'd." This work is included here, as are other of his poems.

Price: $400.00

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