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Aedes Walpolianae

Or, a Description of the Collection of Pictures at Houghton-Hall in Norfolk, the Seat of the Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford

Aedes Walpolianae( )
Author: Walpole, Horace
ISBN:978-1-4622-7600-4
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Repressed Publishing LLC
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.99
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Hardcover reprint of the original 1767 edition - beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo - 6x9". No adjustments have been made to the original text, giving readers the full antiquarian experience. For quality purposes, all text and images are printed as black and white. This item is printed on demand. Book Information: Walpole, Horace. Aedes Walpolianae, Or, A Description Of The Collection Of Pictures At Houghton-Hall In Norfolk, The Seat Of The...
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Pages:147
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Walpole, Horace (Author)
Horace Walpole was born in London on September 24, 1717 and educated at Eton College and Kings College, Cambridge. Upon his return from college, Walpole was elected to Parliament and served until 1768. He was the youngest son of British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole. He was known as The Earl of Orford.

Walpole opened a private press that published his own works and that of his friends. He is well known for his Gothic romance novel, The Castle of Otranto.

Horace Walpole died in London on March 2, 1797, after which his title became extinct since he never married or had children.

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