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Lives of Victorian Political Figures, Part I, Volume 2 Palmerston, Disraeli and Gladstone by their Contemporaries

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    Aims to bring alive, through the eyes of their contemporaries, three of the greatest political figures of the Victorian era - Henry, third Viscount Palmerston, Benjamin Disraeli and William Gladstone. This four-volume set draws together various documents including journals and diaries, pamphlets, correspondence, and other ephemeral literature.

    Benjamin Disraeli (Part I) 1 I. The Young Disraeli, 1804–46 Henry Layard, ‘The Early Life of Lord Beaconsfield’ Sir William Henry Gregory, An Autobiography, John Dix, Pen and Ink Sketches of Poets, Preachers and Politicians William Archer Shee, My Contemporaries, 1830–1870 Joseph Stammers, The Case of the Queen vs D’Israeli ‘A Barrister’, A Letter to Benjamin Disraeli Esq MP II. Climbing the Greasy Pole, 1846–68 Sir William Augustus Fraser, Disraeli and His Day George Henry Francis, ‘Literary Legislators. No.1. Mr B. Disraeli’ Thomas MacKnight, The Right Honourable Benjamin Disraeli, MP Magnus C. Rendall, Gladstone and Disraeli and the Whig and Tory Parties III. Top of the Greasy Pole: Disraeli as Prime Minister, 1868, 1874–6 Charles Wentworth Dilke, Mr Dilke on Mr Disraeli’s Manifesto ‘An Irish Catholic’, The ‘No-Popery’ Premier and the Irish People Henry W. Lucy, A Diary of Two Parliaments [Anon.], Benjamin D – His Little Dinner IV. Beaconsfield and the Eastern Question, 1876–8 John de Morgan¸ A Letter to the Right Hon Earl Beaconsfield Alfred Austin, England’s Policy and Peril Friedrich Heinrich Geffcken, The British Empire H.H. Jenkins, Breakers Ahead! Archibald MacGullagh, Political Stone Broth [Anon.], Dizzi-Ben-Dizzi; or, The Orphan of Bagdad