4. Perucci, Francesco Pompe Funebri di Tutte le Nationi del Mondo, second edition, engraved plates and illustrations by G. Porro, half-title, from the library of Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, with his bookplate, contemporary mottled calf, worn at extremities revealing boards, spine ends chipped, oblong folio, Verona, Francesco Rossi, .
est. £300 – £400
"Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843), sixth son and ninth child of King George III and Queen Charlotte, was born at Buckingham Palace 27 January.
He gave an energetic support to all the progressive political policy of his time, including the abolition of the slave trade, catholic emancipation, the removal of the civil disabilities of Jews and dissenters, the abolition of the corn laws, and parliamentary reform." [DNB].