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London: Bell & Daldy, 1866- 69. Revised and augmented edition, in six volumes each with a portrait as frontispiece (pp. frontis., xxiv, 640; frontis., xi, 663; frontis., vii, 584; frontis., ix, 620; frontis., ix, 522; frontis., xi, 508, index). Small octavo (18 cm) specially bound in three-quarter calf over complimentary marbled paper; five raised bands, titles and fancy gilt decorations in panels; edges marbled; matching marbled epps. Each volume with an engraved portrait of an English queen as a frontispiece. Two of the Strickland sisters stayed at home and pursued writing careers while Susanna and Catharine Parr lit out for Canada. An unusually handsome set.
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- Lives of the Queens of England. From the Norman Conquest.
- Strickland, Agnes [and Jane Strickland]
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- Used - Near Fine
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