- Book Title: Charles 1
- Author: Sir John Skelton
- ISBN: MW001265411
- Publisher: Goupil & Co,
- Year Published: 1898
- Our Normal Price: £220.00 GBP ($279.40 USD)
- 22% Discounted Price: £171.60 GBP ($217.93 USD)
- Description: Goupil & Co, 1898: full leather hardcover, green covers with gilt line edging and title: brown spine with raised bands and tooled gilt title: approximately 10 by 13 inches tall: red and gold mottled endpapers: fixed endpapers edged by green leather decorated with gold: 181 pages of good-quality hand cut thick paper: tissue guarded coloured frontispiece and approximately 40 tissue guarded black and white plates engraved by John Boussod, Manzi, Joyant and Co, Asnieres-sur -Seine, near Paris. Synopsis: A comprehensive biography of Charles 1, by Sir John Skelton , who died in 1897 in the year preceding publication. Included in the 40 illustrative plates are:- A portrait of James 1 from the painting by Janssen in the collection of the Earl of Rosebery; a set of five miniatures, Anne of Denmark, Henrietta Maria, Charles the first, the second Duke of Buckingham and his brother, from the painting by Sir Anthony Vandyke from the collection of her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle ; a set of five miniatures, Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset; George Villiers, first Duke of Buckingham; Tromiro Howard, Countess of Somerset; James Stuart, Duke of Richmond, and Viscount Falkland from the collection of her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle; A portrait of Henrietta Maria, from the painting by Sir Anthony Vandyke in the collection of the Earl of Radnor; a portrait of Charles the first on horseback with a gentleman attendant, from the collection of her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle; A portrait of the children of Charles the first, from the painting by Sir Anthony Vandyke in the public gallery, at Turin ; and a facsimile copy of the death warrant of Charles the first, from the original document in the library of the House of Lords. Condition: some rubbing to edges, and slight damage to edge front cover/ upper spine, and edge of lower spine /back cover : corners bumped: gilt lines to panels and gilt lettering to second and fourth panel of spine very rubbed: gift inscription "to my wife December the 25th 1898" to half title page: slight foxing to front endpapers, the reverse and edges of frontispiece- ( painting unmarked) : slight browning to extreme lower edge of a few pages: overall very clean, good, firm and collectable
- Condition: Collectable- Good
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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