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8 Volumes. Hardbacks, 7.5 x 5 inches. In fine leather bindings. “Spotted” calf leather boards, with gilt and blind embossed decoration to spines, light brown and red twin leather spine labels lettered in gilt. With yellow and red speckled page edging. Brown endpapers. In very good conditions. Spines are later, professionally relaid. Crack to front hinge v.1. professionally repaired. Edges of boards rubbed, corners bumped and chipped. A couple of minor rubbing marks to faces of boards. Mild foxing to edges. Frontis plates guarded. Pages and plates all very clean and bright, very little or no foxing. Else a very clean and tight set. 8 volumes with engraved portrait plates, including frontispieces and vignette title pages. (approx 15/16 plates per volume.) Brief biographies of English Queens, both regnal and consort, from Matilda of Flanders to Queen Anne with an engraved illustration of each queen.
Title: Lives of the Queens of England, From the Norman Conquest. Now first published from official records and other authentic documents, private as well as public. Fourth edition with all the late improvements embellished with portraits of every queen. In Eight Volumes.
Publisher: London, Henry Colburn (successors Hurst & Blackett,) 1854:
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Keywords: BIOGRAPHIES/LETTERS/DIARIES AGNES STRICKLAND, Lives, Queens, England, Norman Conquest, Queen Anne, Fourth edition, improvements, Matilda, Flanders, Queen Anne, 1854, 8 vols, leather, fine binding