London: Colburn & Co., 1851-53.
" A New Edition, Revised and Greatly Augmented. Embellished with Portraits of Every Queen." Eight volumes. Octavo. Each volume with a hand-colored title page vignette, the whole work with 37 hand-colored plates - one for each queen. Beautifully bound by Bayntun (Riviere) in full brown crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and panels ornaments of crowns and Tudor roses, multiple rules with tiny corner pieces framing each panel. triple rules around the covers and dentelles. Fine, a few plates with minor unobtrusive spots. Item #22480