Historical Illustrations of the Chateau d'Eu from its foundation to the present day;with full and authentic details of the recent visit of Her Majesty the Queen of England, and her royal consort, to His Majesty the king of the French, and his August family.
London, F.G. Moon, publisher to Her Majesty, Threadneedle-Street. 1844. Printed by A. and H. Firmin Didot, rue Jacob, 56.
Large folio, fine contemporary calf binding with gilt border and crest, decorative spine in compartments. Gilt page edges. 21 plates as called for. Front cover detached, edges rubbed. Staining to back cover
Includes list of subscribers and text describing the plates. The crest on the front is that of Percy, Duke of Northumberland. The Dukedom was created on 22 October 1766. The book therefore possibly comes from the library at Alnwick or Syon.
With thanks to Thomas Woodcock, Norroy and Ulster King of Arms, for identifying the crest of Percy, Duke of Northumberland.
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