FIRST EDITIONS IN MARVELLOUS FULL MOROCCO WITH ROYAL PROVENANCE
BARHAM, Richard Harris. (INGOLDSBY, Thomas) ~ The Ingoldsby Legends
London: Richard Bentley 1840-1847
3 volume set, 8 inches tall. An absolutely superb set in full morocco by Riviere with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and a triple fillet framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. From the library of the Duke of Gloucester at Kensington Palace and with his bookplate in each volume. Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester was the third son of King George V, brother of King George VI and King Edward VIII. All first editions with the original cloth cover bound in. With full page plates by George Cruikshank and John Leech. Pristine, inside and out, a magnificent set of these great comic tales.