Leaves and More leaves From The Journal of Our Life In The Highlands
Title: Leaves and More leaves From The Journal of Our Life In The Highlands. Complete in two volumes
Author: Queen Victoria, edited by Arthur Helps
Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co., London
Date: 1868 & 1884
Hardback - 1st Editions - 2 seperate volumes
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Queen Victoria's own diary entries of her stays in Scotland from the period 1848 to 1882 printed in 2 separate books and were for private circulation only.
Leaves from the journal of our life in the Highlands from 1848-1861 - Edited by Arthur Helps - Published in 1868 - 2nd Edition - 8vo.cloth gt. Illus. Frontis. & 1 Plate. xv, 315 pp
More leaves from the journal of a life in the Highlands from 1862-1882 - Published in 1884 - 1st Edition - 8vo.cloth gt. Illus. Frontis. & 12 Plates. 404pp - with dedication to "My loyal Highlanders and especially to the memory of my devoted personal attendant and faithful friend John Brown"
A good quality edition with bevelled green cover boards with gilt embellishments and vignette of stag horns. Some general rubbing and fraying at the top and bottom of the spine and at the corners. Inside the pages are bright and clean with just some spotting on the title pages and frontis. The binding is good with just some slight looseness.
A good quality edition with bevelled green cover boards with gilt embellishments and fir tree design. There is some loss of colour on the bottom left of the front board and some general fraying around the spine edges and corners. The book remains well bound with bright and clean pages throughout.
From the library of Millward Inge of Knighton 1868 with bookplate on from left end-paper.
Two previous owners Sabina Hilton 1882 and Smith 1889 - hand written dedications in ink on front spare title page.
The combined weight of both books is 1.7kg. Due to the value and weight of this edition, additional shipping costs may well be requested if shipping to a non UK Destination.
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