London: R B Seeley and W Burnside, 1834. Second edition, corrected from the first of the same year, of the standard biography of Hannah More. Engraved frontisportrait in Volume I. Binding extremities rubbed, some hinges cracking, but sound. Frontisportrait foxed, a little light foxing otherwise, contemporary ownership signature on front pastedown of each volume. Relevant clippings neatly affixed to opening pages in both Volume III and Volume IV. A good, clean copy. Publisher's green patterned cloth. Four volumes, octavo. xxiii, , 407, ; , 478; , 466; , 448 pp. Item #15966
The author is William Roberts (1767-1849), barrister and editor of the British Review, who famously quarreled with Byron. Roberts' sister was the executrix of Hannah More's estate.