Title: Portraits of the Female Aristocracy of the Court of Queen Victoria (Vol. I & II)
Author: [William and Edward Finden, et al.]
Description: Ex-library (non-circulating). Rebound in quarter black leather with green faux-leather cloth sides. Spine gilt stamped (matching call number), with raised bands. Outer hinges rubbed. Library bookplate on front pastedowns. Pinhole library stamps on title pages, dedication page, and on one additional text-only leaf in each volume. Edges of leaves are toned; scattered foxing; dampstains in the margin of the first four plates in Vol. II. Tissue guards are present for all but a couple plates. A few leaves loose. Errata-page for both volumes at terminus of Vol. II. Ninety-six engraved plates, complete. Vol. I 98 ff.; Vol. II 102 ff. Folio. 14.25 x 10.5 inches. Scarce.
Though ex-library, still an attractive set. Each of the portraits is followed by one or two pages of text describing the her family. Dedicated by William and Edward Finden to Her Majesty Adelaide the Queen Dowager.
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: J. Hogarth, 5 Haymarket
Keywords: nobility, Victorian, British, English,
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