MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS, / With Anecdotes of the Court of Henry II. During Her Residence in France. In Two Volumes. The Second Edition

By: (Mary Queen of Scots). Benger, Miss

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Book Condition: Good


London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1823.. 1823.. Good. - Octavo, brown boards backed with brown cloth with printed paper labels on the spines. The bindings are bumped & rubbed with small stains to the boards. The heads & tails of the spines are creased & the head of the Vol. 2 spine is chipped & torn. The labels are darkened & chipped with pieces out of the Vol. 1 label, affecting the titling. xii & 375 pages; and v & 399 pages plus colophon. Illustrated with 2 frontispieces [a portrait & a facsimile]. The Vol. 1 front hinge is cracked with the rear hinge starting. The Vol. 2 front hinge is starting with the front endpaper partially detached. There is light staining to the top page corners in Vol. 1. The top edges of the Vol. 2 prelims are stained with light staining to the top edges of the pages in the first two-thirds of the book. The pages in both volumes are rippled & there is occasional foxing, including to the Vol. 2 frontispiece. Good.

From the library of John Ross Coulthart with his book label depicting his family's coat of arms on the front pastedown of each volume. Later from the library of Edward S. Marsh with his book label also on the front pastedown of each volume.

John Ross Coulthart was the wealthy manager of the Ashton, Stalybridge, Hyde and Glossop bank for forty years. His father, William Coulthart of Collyn, Dumfrieshire, Scotland, was granted a coat of arms consisting of three horses--allegedly the three horses which the Coulthart family was bound to furnish the King in times of war. Dust jacket present.

Title: MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS, / With Anecdotes of the Court of Henry II. During Her Residence in France. In Two Volumes. The Second Edition

Author Name: (Mary Queen of Scots). Benger, Miss

Categories: History,

Publisher: London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1823.: 1823.

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 30808

Keywords: HISTORY; SCOTLAND; ENGLAND; FRANCE; MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS; BIOGRAPHY; HENRY II; MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS; MISS BENGER; PORTRAIT; FACSIMILE; ELIZABETH 1; JOHN ROSS COULTHART; COAT OF ARMS; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY.