Title THE EARL OF BEACONSFIELD, K.G. KEY TO THE FAMOUS CHARACTERS DELINEATED IN HIS HISTORICAL ROMANCES, WITH PORTRAITS AND BIOGRAPHIES SUPPLEMENTED BY A CRITICAL APPRECIATION OF LORD BEACONSFIELD.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher London Cambridge Society 1904
Seller ID 30298
100 pp, 9" H. Light blue cloth with white lettering and decoration on front board, green floral endpapers. Text pages have floral decorative borders in either red, yellow, green or blue. B&w frontispiece, b&w photographs and political cartoons, colour plate by M. Walter Dunne, section of b&w portraits printed on green background showing the originals who inspired characters in Lord Beaconsfield's historical romances. The Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli, was a prolific author and, as Prime Minister, a favorite of Queen Victoria. Minor wear on inside front hinge, light browning on free endpapers, previous owner's name in ink on verso of front free endpaper, a separation between two page gatherings but still holding firmly in binding, small soft bump at top corner and at fore-edge of all pages, creasing to edge of fold-out page opposite page 66, some soft wrinkling to first few pages, small bump to corners of boards and to fore-edge of rear board, light to moderate edge wear, slight browning to spine and edges of boards.