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C. G. Addison The Temple Church. 1843. First Edition

 C. G. Addison   The Temple Church. Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, 1843. First Edition., 1843. .A history of London's Temple, Temple Church, and its monuments. Charles Addison (1812-66) was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple in June 1842, and his Preface is dated Inner Temple November that year. He also wrote a history of the Templars (1842), an account of his travels to Damascus and Palmyra (1838) and various legal texts. Original green cloth with gilt Middle Temple / Knights Templar coat of arms to front (the lamb of God bearing the cross of St George, laid on to a shield with the Cross of St George), gilt-titled to spine 15 x 21cm. viii + 127 + 4pp (publisher's advert for Addison's History of the Knights Templars) + all advertised plates (Frontispiece, illustrated Title, 3 full-page plates with tissue-guards, and plates over the chapters). Good copy.  Outer boards attached by repair tape.  Original spine & boards remain, spine worn with loss to top.  


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