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23%OFFHorace Walpole - Memoirs of the Reign of King George III - 9780300070149 - V9780300070149
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Memoirs of the Reign of King George III

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Description for Memoirs of the Reign of King George III Hardcover. A four-volume edition of Horace Walpole's "Memoirs of the Reign of King George III". It provides Walpole's text in its entirety, unabridged and unexpurgated, with an introduction and annotation designed to help reassess the value of the memoirs as historical evidence. Series: The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence. Num Pages: 1088 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JF; 3JH; BM; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 137. Weight in Grams: 3178.
The publication of this four-volume edition of Horace Walpole’s Memoirs of the Reign of King George III completes the monumental Yale Walpole Edition that also includes 48 volumes of correspondence and three volumes of Memoirs of King George II.

Walpole’s aim in Memoirs of the Reign of King George III was not to chronicle events year by year (October 1760 – February 1772), as he had done in Memoirs of King George II, but to defend what he called his "return to action" and to attack those who had thwarted it. Yet previous editors, first Sir Denis le Marchant ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Yale University Press United States
Number of pages
1040
Condition
New
Series
The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence
Number of Pages
1088
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780300070149
SKU
V9780300070149
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About Horace Walpole
Derek Jarrett taught history before retiring to become a full-time writer. His many books include England in the Age of Hogarth, reissued by Yale University Press in 1986.

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