LANG, Mrs. (author). H.J. FORD (illustrator). The Book of Princes and Princesses. London; Longmans, Green And Co. 1908.
8vo. Original dark blue cloth lettered and lavishly decorated in gilt to both spine and upper board with pictorial blocking in blind, all edges gilt; pp. [i-vii], viii-xix + [i] + 361 +  (publisher's catalogue); with 8 fine and beautiful coloured plates and engravings throughout; an uncommonly fine, fresh copy with slight compression to spine ends but otherwise bright, unrubbed, and with gilt sparkling, internally very fresh throughout with some toning to endpapers and speckling to prize bookplate to inner upper board.
First edition, presented in the first issue binding. A collection of true stories about princes and princesses drawn from history.