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    Sale 2247 | Lot 344
    Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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    • Sale 2247 Lot 344

      STRICKLAND, AGNES. Lives of the Queens of England. 16 volumes. Biographical introduction by John Foster Kirk. Engraved plates in 2 states and each volume enriched with extra illustrations, all with lettered tissue guards. 8vo, publisher's crimson crushed morocco with gilt-lettered spines, elaborate doublures in brown, blue, red, and chestnut, and turquoise leather onlays with English coats-of-arms, crown, and decorative borders in gold, all edges trimmed and gilt; split between frontispiece and biography in Volume 1; leather-edged red cloth slipcases, most rubbed. letter l of only 26 extra-illustrated sets printed on japan vellum but lacking the original document signed by one of the Queens as called for. Philadelphia, 1902-03
      Estimate $2,000-3,000