Hurst and Blackett, London, 1855. Book Condition: Very Good-. First Edition. Size: 5" x 7 1/2".
Leigh Hunt (1784-1859), English poet and essayist, friend of Byron, Keats, and Shelley, wrote "Old Court Suburb" as a memoir of the London district of Kensington, where he lived for some years. The book contains history, anecdotes, and sketches related to Kensington Palace, Holland House, George II, Pitt, Fox, Wilberforce, and others. Interesting insights into early 19th Century English politics. Two volumes.
Volume one has ink mark to front board and there is slight foxing but both volumes are well bound. Previous owner neat inscription to ffep