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Memoirs of Captain Rock,

[MOORE (Thomas)].

[MOORE (Thomas)].

Memoirs of Captain Rock, the Celebrated Irish Chieftain, with some Account of his Ancestors. Written by Himself.

Fifth Edition. 12mo. [167 x 98 x 25 mm]. xiv, 376 pp. Bound c.1840 in Hanover in green ribbed cloth, the front cover blocked in blind with the large royal arms block of Hanover, the lower cover with a blind ornamental block. Smooth spine lettered in gilt between two large gilt foliate ornaments, plain endleaves, sprinkled edges.
London: [by T.C. Hansard] for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1824

A fine copy. This was the fifth edition to be published in London in 1824; there were also Paris and New York editions.

From the library of Ernest Augustus (1771-1851), who succeeded his brother, William IV, as King of Hanover in 1837. It has his ink stamp in black on the recto of the title, and another in red on the verso, and the volume was bound for him, in Hanover, in his favoured style.

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