Romantic Biography of The Age of Elizabeth; or, Sketches of Life from the Byways of History.
London, Richard Bentley, 1842. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. An elegant mid Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and dense blind tooling to the panels. With the armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Johnson Eden Bart.. Slight foxing confined to the two engraved frontispieces and the two title pages. Some marks to the boards. This work consists of 17 interesting historical essays not actually composed by the fictitious 'Benedictine Brethren of Glenalough' but by a 'pedestrian party from Trinity College, Dublin bent on exploring the romantic beauties of the county of Wicklow'. Titles include 'Dr. Dee'; 'John Darrel, the Exorcist'; 'Calvin and the Church of Geneva'; 'Loyola and the Order of the Jesuits'.
Book ID: 5156
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