Frithiof's Saga: A Skandinavian Legend of Royal Love

STRONG, Rev. William

001954 J. Wacey London 1833 First English Edition 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hard Cover Very Good Original patterned green cloth, gilt title to spine, nd but Preface dated November 19, 1833, yellow eps, 319pp incl Index to Notes. Printed dedication :"Inscribed with gracious permission to Her Royal Highness The Princess Alexandrina Victoria" (later Queen Victoria ). Victoria, thirteen years old at the time of this inscription, came to the British Throne some four years later, at the age of eighteen. Tipped-in between the dedication and the Preface is a copy of a charming lithograph of the infant Victoria, identified as "Her Royal Highnefs The Prinsefs Alexandrina Victoria , Only Child of His Late Royal Highnefs the Duke of Kent" taken from the contemporary European Magazine. Feps foxed, front ep hinge partly cracked, small splits to sides of backstrip at top, bookplate of Andrew Robertson Davidson to front pastedown.The translator, Rev. William Strong, was Chaplain in Ordinary to William IV. $75.00AUD
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