William Fourth King of England Life Reign 1837 leather book 16 plates by WrightBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Life and Reign of William the Fourth by Rev. G. N. Wright and John Watkins. Published 1837, London by Fischer, Son, & Co.
868 pages. Sixteen full page steel engraved plates, mostly portraits of important people.
Period half-leather binding with marbled covers, all edges marbled. Compartments stamped with embossed device decoration, raised bands, red leather gilt title label.
A mid 19th century biography of King William IV of the United Kingdom. Published in the year of his death, 1837. Contains sixteen full page portrait engravings of important persons mentioned in the text.
Binding sound, clean, tight, light rubbing, leather supple, engraved plates foxed.
Book measures: 8 5/8" H X 5 1/2" W.