The Life of Spencer Compton, Eighth Duke of Devonshire.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1911. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. A spectacular copy in full calf with raised bands, twin labels and very fine gilt tooling to the volume labels and panels. Gilt and blind fillets frame the boards, dentelles and all edges. Illustrated. From the library of Alfred de Rothschild and with his bookplate. A superb set recounting the life of one of the greatest British statesmen of his day.