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Colman (George, the Younger) The Iron Chest: A Play; In Three Acts, second edition, presentation copy from the author to Sir George Beaumont, Bt., half-title, 'Baronet' part of inscription trimmed, small hole to last 2 ff., affecting the odd letter, some water-staining and spotting, modern calf-backed marbled boards, 8vo, by W. Woodfall. For Messrs. Cadell and Davies, 1796.

⁂ Sir George Beaumont (1753-1827), art patron and amateur painter. he was instrumental in the establishment of The National Gallery, making the first bequest of pictures to the institution.

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Colman (George, the Younger) The Iron Chest: A Play; In Three Acts, second edition, presentation copy from the author to Sir George Beaumont, Bt., half-title, 'Baronet' part of inscription trimmed, small hole to last 2 ff., affecting the odd letter, some water-staining and spotting, modern calf-backed marbled boards, 8vo, by W. Woodfall. For Messrs. Cadell and Davies, 1796.

⁂ Sir George Beaumont (1753-1827), art patron and amateur painter. he was instrumental in the establishment of The National Gallery, making the first bequest of pictures to the institution.

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