New York: Cassell Publishing Company, (1891). Hardcover. Item #22300
In two volumes. xxi, 527pp; vii, 544pp. Brown cloth lettered and decorated in gold on the front and the spine, brown endpapers. Portrait frontispieces. With two-page letter by Milnes addressed to his friend William Ewart Gladstone laid in. The letter solicits Gladstone's support as a governor of a hospital for a certain candidate for the living of Beaumont. This candidate is somebody that Milnes knows because he was the tutor for several of his cousins. Former library set with bookplates and spine labels. A touch of wear and foxing to edges and faint stain to top edge of volume 2 else a very good set.; Octavo.