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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 01, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

Rare 1881 THE EARLY HISTORY OF CHARLES JAMES FOX by George Otto Trevelyan, Harper & Brothers, Franklin Square, New York. No dust jacket, much cover wear and tear, page toning, binding broken, foxing, wear. About 8 3/4 x 6". 470 pages with index. History and biography of Great Britain's first foreign secretary and champion of liberty, Charles James Fox (1749-1806). Charles James Fox, our first great statesman of the modern school, was closely connected with scenes which lie far back in English history. His grandfather, if not the most well-graced, was at any rate one of the best paid, actors on the stage of the 17th century. Found in this work is the biographical account of Charles James Fox from 1749 through 1774. An English Whig statesman,abolitionist and orator who opposed war with America during their revolution and favored the French revolutionaries during the French Revolution. Please email questions.