1841 Rare book set First Edition ~ A History of the Life of RICHARD COEUR-DE-LION King of England.
Author: James, G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford James).
Title: A History of the Life of Richard Coeur-De-Lion King of England. In Four Volumes.
Publisher: London, Saunders and Otley, 1841-1849. First edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 9 "X 6 ".
Pages: 402, 419, 431, 447 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good half brown morocco leather binding over marbled boards (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown, all edges marbled) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing or staining - mainly on preliminary pages of volume 3 - as shown, name of a previous owner on the upper margin of the title page of volume 4 - as shown).
The Books: Beautiful First edition of this complete 4 volumes set in an attractive binding.The History of the Life of Richard Coeur-De-Lion King of England by George Payne Rainsford James.
The Author: George Payne Rainsford James (9 August 1799 – 9 June 1860), was an English novelist and historical writer, the son of a physician in London. He was for many years British Consul at various places in the United States and on the Continent. He held the honorary office of British Historiographer Royal during the last years of William IV's reign.
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