William Ewart Gladstone, Life & Public Services 1898
William Ewart Gladstone, Life and Public Services. Thomas W. Handford, The Dominion Company, Chicago, 1898.
William Ewart Gladstone PC FRS FSS was a British statesman and Liberal politician. In a career lasting over 60 years, he served for 12 years as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, spread over four terms beginning in 1868 and ending in 1894. He also served as Chancellor of the Exchequer four times.
Red padded cover with gilt title, all edges gilt & dark gilt decorated endpapers. Secure binding with owner bookplate/small address at front endpaper and owner name address at opposite front endpaper. Clear text pages with mild sun to cover.
About 9 x 6 with 424 pages. Illustrated. Scarce edition.