Elizabeth 1 And Her Parliaments..
Bound in original maroon cloth, gilt, decorated by gilt blocks, in dust wrappers, which have lightly faded spines and a few edge chips. Top edges red, 1559-1581 has lower edges deckled. A very good set.
Jonathan Cape Thirty Bedford Square.,
TWO VOLUMES. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 6 x 9 inches. 1559-1581, 434 pp.; 1584-1601, 452 pp.
Illustrated by 16 black and white portrait plates, including 2 frontispieces. Decorated by publisher's devices on title pages.
Very good set of a standard work on Elizabethan parliaments, by a leading historian of this period. Sir John Ernest Neale (1890-1975) was Professor of English History at University College London, 1927-56.
[Stock No. 25658]