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[English Monarchy]. Portraits and characters of the kings of England : from William the Conqueror to George the Third. Part One... Part two. London: John Harris, 1830. Third edition. Duodecimo. Two volumes bound in one. ff. 17; 18. [title for each part, leaves printed on one side]. A total of thirty-three hand coloured woodcut portraits. Period drab boards, endpapers renewed (possibly a remboîtage). A few minor tears, an excellent copy. Very Good +.
Third edition, apparently with a plate added since the first edition. Handsome coloured woodcut portraits of Monarchs and other notables from English history, with short descriptions (ten lines) in verse of their reigns. Published as part of Harris’ ‘Cabinet of Amusement and Instruction’ series. A charming little book, very scarce in commerce. Osborne II.790 [describing the first edition of 1823]. (#kfk399) $750.00

 

 

 

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