LODGE, EDMUND. 1756-1839.
Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain, with Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Their Lives and Actions. Boston: Dana Estes & Col, 1902.
12 volumes. 8vo (224 x 141 mm). Portrait engravings throughout in two states, one on Japanese vellum, captioned tissue guards. Three-quarter morocco over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt fleuron and decorative gilt borders in spine compartments, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities, dark spots to tails of a few spines.
Provenance:Marshall Sharples (bookplate).
The "Connoisseur Edition," No 99 of 250 copies of Lodge's classic work of English biography.