QUEENLY WOMEN CROWNED AND UNCROWNED : ILLUSTRATED WITH STEEL ENGRAVINGS
Williams, S.W. [Editor]
Price: 75.00 USD
Cincinnati: Cranston and Stowe, 1885. Original 1885 printing. iv+486 pages. Frontis, 32 steel engraved plates with tissue guards. Quarto, 3/4 leather over dark maroon boards. Title in gilt with leaf decoration, ruled lines, four raised bands to spine with titles in gilt. Leather corners bumped, rubbing along spine hinge, edgewear and some discoloration to head and tail of spine. All edges gilt. Interior has some light stains to front and rear endpapers, inside hinge reinforced with dark brown library tape. Light uniform toning to pages, but text clean, no marks. Biographical sketches of 32 notable women including Florence Nightingale, Pocohantas, Charlotte Bronte, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mary, Queen of Scots, Marie Antoinette, Martha Washington, etc. First Edition. Near Very Good.