Newcastle Upon Tyne: Printed and published by Mackenzie and Dent, 1821. B/w Illustrations. First Edition Thus. Leather Binding. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Very Good / No Jacket. Item #00538246
Two exceptionally rare works in one volume, dealing with the remarkable life (and scandals) of Queen Caroline. The second work is: "An authentic, circumstantial, and interesting account of the illness, death, and funeral of Caroline, queen consort of Great Britain including the military outrage in London, August 14, 1821." Newcastle upon Tyne, printed by Mackenzie and Dent, 1821. Full title of the first work is: "The eventful and interesting life of Her Majesty Caroline, Queen Consort of Great Britain: including every important particular of her early life, marriage, and separation from her husband ; with a full exposition of the intrigues at court, the delicate investigation, and an account of her travels and voyages in Europe, Asia, and Africa, her arrival in England, and her proceedings to the present time. Also, Her Majesty's trial at large ; detailing, copiously and accurately, the evidence of the witnesses, the speeches of noble lords and of council on both sides, and all the proceedings down to the final termination of this unprecedented and momentous trial " Newcastle Upon Tyne, Printed and published by Mackenzie and Dent, 1821. Period brown calf, rebacked in brown calf with new corners, spine with raised bands preserving original label, new endpapers (text foxed with staining). 695; 94 pages. PROVENANCE: Expertly inset into boards is signature of "Richard Books, Malton November 1, 1828" ; pencil signatures of Nelson [Esmerson] and Charles [Esmerson].