Title: Lives of the Queens of England, from The ...
Publisher: Henry Colburn, Publisher
Publication Date: 1840
Book Condition: Very Good
12 volumes, complete. Vol. 1: 1st edition. Vols. 2, 3: 2nd editions, "With corrections and additions". Vols. 4 - 12: 1st edition. Published 1840-48. Covers are 3/4 leather with patterned boards; front and rear end papers are identical to patterned paper on boards. Gilt lettering and decoration on spine, gilt trim at leather edges, gilt edged page tops. Frontispiece each volume. Externally fine, uncut page sides many volumes. Offsetting: Vol. IV, pages 72-73; Vol. V, frontispiece; Vol. VIII, page 478 and end paper; Vol. XI, pages 340-341; Vol. XII, pages vi and vii. Vol. I - small dark stain bottom title page and 5 surrounding pages; small dark stain side margin pages xi - xiv. Vol. VII - small dark stain bottom pages 13 & 14, across text which is legible. Small tear side margin pages 183-184 of Vol. X. Ribbon book marks, affixed, all volumes except none in Vol. I and loose in Vols. VI and XI. Pages number 378 - 503. Contents include: Vol. I -- Matilda of Flanders, Adelicia of Louvaine, Eleanora of Aquitaine, etc; Vol. II -- Berengaria of Navarre, Isabella of France, Anne of Bohemia, etc; Vol. III - Isabella of Valois, Margaret of Anjou, Anne of Warwick, etc; Vol. IV -- Katharine of Arragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, etc; Vol. V -- Katharine Parr, and Mary, the first Queen-Regnant of England and Ireland; Vol. VI -- Elizabeth, the second Queen-Regnant of England and Ireland; Vol. VII -- Elizabeth, the second Queen-Regnant of England and Ireland (continued), and Anne of Denmark; Vol. VIII -- Henrietta Maria, and Catharine of Braganza; Vol. IX -- Mary Beatrice of Modena; Vol. X -- Mary Beatrice of Modena (continued), and Mary II; Vol. XI -- Mary II, and Anne; Vol. XII -- Anne (continued from previous volume). Bookseller Inventory # 4847
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