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Agnes Strickland
The Lives of the Queens of England, 12-Vol; Agnes Strickland. Henry Colburn
London: Henry Colburn, 1841. Near Fine**. The Lives of the Queens of England, From the Norman Conquest With Anecdotes From Their Courts; Agnes Strickland. 12-volumes, complete. Henry Colburn Publishing, London. 1841-1848. Second Series. Near Fine Condition. Light wear to leather on corners and bottoms. One small missing piece of leather from headband of one volume. 3/4 green morocco leather binding with no fading which is very rare for green leather of this age. Marbled paper, on boards, and front and rear pastedowns, and front and rear free endpapers. All bindings tight, textblocks clean, and bright from a smoke-free home. Beautiful gilt spine decorations of gold gilt flowers with red petals. Arguably the most beautifully bound set currently for sale on the net, in any condition. This is a real find in its condition, in a custom binding by Worsfold for Henry Sotheran, London. Book size: 5 1/4" x 7 3/4".
Verkäufer: tarsier [West Linn, Oregon, United States]
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