SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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HOLMES, Richard R.
Queen Victoria.

Published
London & Paris: Boussod, Valadon & Co, 1897.
Plates
1
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
London & Paris: Boussod, Valadon & Co, 1897.
Ref
49

Richard Holmes was librarian to the Queen. FIRST EDITION. 4to, Contemporary half navy morocco, titles to spine and gilt royal emblem to spine, gilt and crimson blue cloth boards with royal coat of arms to both boards, gilt marbled endpapers, top edge gilt with others untrimmed. Coloured frontispiece numerous black and white illustrations captioned tissues. A few minor marks to upper board couple of tissue guards are damaged, occasional light foxing an attractive copy in good condition. Bookplate of 'Vilas Victor Johnson' to front pastedown. Coloured plate. 1. Victoria. [with facsimile signature]