MAXWELL, Sir Herbert. Sixty Years a Queen. The Story of Her Majesty's Reign. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, .
Folio, bound by the publisher in full navy calf, ruled in gilt to both covers with corner pieces; upper with further lettering and crown device gilt; spine fully gilt in compartments with five raised bands and contrasting red leather labels gilt; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers and gilt turned-in borders; full-colour title page and frontis portrait behind tissue-guard; pp. [iv], xii, 239, [ii]; illustrated throughout in black and white; faint spotting to prelims and the odd pencil mark; the corners a trifle bumped and rubbed and one or two very faint scratches to the calf; still and exceptional copy in a fine publisher's binding.
First edition of this work celebrating the reign of Queen Victoria, and written by Sir Herbert Maxwell to commemorate her Ruby Jubilee in 1879.
An impressive publication.