[ Pamphlet. ] Memoir of William Roscoe, by Dr. Thomas Stewart Traill, F.R.S.E., &c. [ With coloured plate illustrating 'Roscoe's Birthplace'. ]

Dr Thomas Stewart Traill [ William Roscoe (1753-1831), Liverpool connoisseur, historian and abolitionist; George Smith, Watts and Co., Liverpool printers ]
Publication details: 
Liverpool: Geo. Smith, Watts and Co. [ 19 Titherbarn Street. ] 1853.
SKU: 17779

48pp., 12mo. Disbound with free endpapers.In fair condition, with light signs of age and wear. Nicely printed, with all edges gilt. Dedication 'To the Friends and Admirers of William Roscoe, assembled to commemorate theh Centenary of his Birth, this Edition of the Memoir, by Dr. Traill, is respectfully dedicated.' Coloured engraving of 'Roscoe's Birthplace', on 8 x 13 cm card, laid down on page facing 'Notice' by the 'Publishers', which is dated from '19, Titherbarn Street, | Liverpool, 8th March, 1853, in which they 'testify their admiration of the man who shed so great a lustre on his native town, and, connected as their house was, (in however humble a degree,) with him, as printers of one of his greatest works'. Five copies on COPAC, but none in Liverpool.