MAXWELL, Sir Herbert. Sixty Years a Queen. The Story of Her Majesty's Reign. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, .
Folio, bound by the publisher's 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 scrathes 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 the her Ruby Jubilee in 1879.
An impressive publication.