1889 The Letters of the Duke of Wellington to Miss J.
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First Edition, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon
A first edition of the works.
A charming collection of letters in original publishers binding.
Christine Terhune Herrick's presentation of these letters detail periods such as Fresh Difficulties and Comparative Calm between the Duke of Wellington and Miss J. Herrick divulges how these letters have remained for years in a trunk in the attic of a country house, with publication only possible due to a family connection of Miss J.
With the remnants of a subscription label paste down to inside front cover.
In original publishers binding. Externally sound with slight rubbing, particularly to the extremities. Some bumping to extremities. Slight wear to head and tail of spine. Occasional mark to boards. Fading to boards and to spine label. Slight spotting on endpapers. Part of subscription label to paste down. Hinges slightly strained but firm. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages bright and clean. Occasional spotting.
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