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British Historical and Political Orations
From the 12th to the 20th Century

With an Introduction by 'The Member for Barchester"

No. 714 in Everyman's Library (first published in EL in 1915)

J.M. Dent, London, 1950

Small Hardcover, 351pp

Included in this Everyman's edition are a fascinating selection of thirty-three great British orations going back to the 12th Century and in fact earlier; the first is by Ethelbert (597AD), and next is William of Normandy in 1066. Among the remaining speeches are some by Elizabeth I, Charles I, Cromwell, John Ball, Pitt, Wilkes, Peel, Disraeli and Gladstone.

Good condition or near; no DW, spine scuffed at both ends, some marks on cover boards, front hinge loose after flyleaf otherwise binding is solid, owner's name inscribed. Free from foxing, pages very clean.

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