New York: Charles Scribner, 1863. Full Leather. Good. Item #011287
Full morocco leather with ornamentation in blind. Xiv, 411 pp. Black and white illustrated plates throughout. A collection of biographical sketches of various royal, political and military leaders of various countries of Europe, looking at important former leaders, as well as those contemporary to the time of writing. This includes Napoleon, the Duke of Wellington, Sir Robert Peel, The Emporer Alexander I, Count Orloff, King Victor Emmanuel, Count de Cavour, the Shah of Persia, etc. GOOD+ condition. Minor fading. Moderate scuffing to the leather along the spine, hinges and extremities. Small tear, with creasing to the leather at the tale of the spine. Owner's bookplate present. Minor scattered foxing in the interior.
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