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Twelve Volumes. Hardbacks, 7.5 x 5 inches. Quarter bound in maroon morocco leather to spines and corners, with red pebbled cloth boards. Raised banding, gilt lettering and decorations to spines, with gilt line details to boards. All page edges gilt. With pale yellow endpapers. In very good conditions. Some fading to spines, some mild rubbing to extremities, corners and ends of spines. Some minor darkening/handling marks to cloths on boards. Small nick/chip to tops of spines on vol 2 and 12. Bookplates to endpapers “Peter and Margery Morris.” Some light mild foxing to endpapers and frontis portraits/engraved titles. Else inside pages all very clean, bright and tight throughout. A very clean and tight set. 12 vols. Each volume illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait and title page vignettes. Also includes a couple of extra portraits and Facsimile letters. 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; With Anecdotes of Their Courts, Now first published from official records and other authentic documents, private as well as public. New edition with corrections and additions. In Twelve Volumes.
Publisher: London, Henry Colburn, 1842:
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Seller ID: 82244
Keywords: BIOGRAPHIES/LETTERS/DIARIES AGNES STRICKLAND, Lives, Queens, England, Norman Conquest, Queen Anne, new edition, improvements, Matilda, Flanders, Queen Anne, 1842, 12 vols, leather, fine binding, Henry Colburn,