BEAUX AND BELLES OF ENGLAND. 14 volumes.

The Grolier Society: London. nd (c 1900). Item #98-1814

82 engraved plates, including 40 colored by hand, one folding family tree, 6 folding facsimiles of playbills and a letter, 9 x 6, dark onlaid crushed morocco by LaLauze, with scrolling foliate borders, red morocco floral onlays at corners and within oval gilt-tooled onlaid center pieces, gilt turn-ins with floral device and scarlet morocco doublures and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, scattered foxing to several preliminaries and occasional minor marginal soiling, very gentle corner bumps, 1 spine head with sliver chip, else beautiful set. Number One of ONLY 17 NUMBERED SETS OF THE PRINCESS EDITION. WITH THE BOOKPLATES OF EDWARD LAURENCE AND CARRIE ESTELLE DOHENY IN EACH VOLUME. THIS SET WAS PART OF THEIR ONCE FABULOUS LIBRARY.

Price: $3,500.00

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