Title History of the Kings & Queens of England: From the Reign of William the Conqueror to Victoria the First, Part I together with History of the Kings & Queens of England and Scotland; From the Reign of James the First to Victoria the First, Part II
Book Condition Good
Publisher Glasgow “Printed for the Booksellers” not dated (c. mid-1800s)
Seller ID 2233
Numbers 133 and 134 in series. Chapbooks, 24 pp. each incld. the self-wraps, Part I is illustrated with 24 woodcuts depicting Edward III, Henry VI, Henry VIII, Willian II, Mary, William the Conqueror, etc., Part II is illustrated with 14 woodcuts of Charles I, Anne, George II, Victoria, etc. These chapbooks remain unbound and uncut, and the duodecimo sheet can be unfolded in full – a scarce find. Part I shows heavy tanning, dampstains and paperclip ghost on the verso and recto of the cover leaf only; the remainder of the sheet has light yellowing and a couple of small crease tears. Part II has light tanning to the edges of the cover leaf, some faint dampstains, and two tiny holes in the top margin of the last leaf.