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Publisher: Brighton: Printed by Fleet and Son, Printers, Herald-Office, 1864.: 1864.
Seller ID: 32872
- Octavo, printed self-wraps. 16 pages. There is foxing to the first 3 leaves & the last page with tiny black stains to the lower halves of pages 2-8. The edges of the title page & the bottom corner of the 2nd leaf are chipped. Good. First edition. Sir Charles was Custodian of the Brighton Museum for many years. When he lost that post he sunk into poverty. One of his ancestors, Sir William Dick, espoused the Royalist cause during the reign of Charles I, losing a fortune of about 200,000 pounds sterling, including a loan to the King of more than 50,000 pounds. An act was passed, making this a p... View more info