4to, black cloth, 570pp. A book in excellent condition. Binding and dust jacket are as new. Successor to the ever popular Age of Disraeli. Shannon chronicles the fortunes of the Conservative Party in the period after the death of Disraeli, under the leadership of Lord Salisbury between the years 1881-1902. First edition, scarce.
Shannon, Richard, The Age of Salisbury, 1881-1902: Unionism and Empire (A History of the Conservative Party), Longman Publishing, 1996
BARROW, John, Travels in China, containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, made and collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton. In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilized nations. Illustrated with several engravings., Printed by A. Strahan, for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1804