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A Fragment on Progress. Inaugural Address. Delivered on his Installation as Lord Rector.

BALFOUR Arthur James (1891.)

£300.00  [First Edition]

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First edition. 4to., full red calf, On Progress stamped in black on the upper cover, with a facsimile of Balfour's signature stamped in gilt, gilt turn-ins. London, [University of Glasgow].

A presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper 'B.Mallet, with the kindest regards of Arthur James Balfour. 18.8.92'. Bookplate to the front pastedown of Sir Basil Liddell Hart 'Liddell Hart', signed W.P.R., (William Palmer Robins).  Bernard Mallet, later Sir Bernard Mallet, was a civil servant who served for a while as Balfour's private secretary.

Some small foxing to the endpapers, binding very rubbed, scratched and soiled.

Stock Code: 220283