CELEBRATED HISTORY IN FULL GEORGIAN DICED CALF
AIKIN, Lucy – Memoirs of the Court of King James the First.
London: Longman et al., 1822
2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A splendid Georgian full diced calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and ornate floral gilt tooling to the panels. Armorial bookplate and early ink inscription at head of the title page. Foxing to, and offsetting from the 2 engraved frontispieces. Lord Macaulay was a great admirer of Lucy Aikin and singled out this title for especial praise.