London: Colburn & Co., 1851. Eight volumes. 8vo. Embellished with portraits of every queen. Each volume has a frontispiece portrait and 2 title pages (1 with engraved vignette). Full polished tan calf bound by Root & Sons, covers with a gilt crown in centre and spine in five compartments with gilt crowns and roses; front joint on Volume I only a bit worn. A handsome set finely bound. Item #10921
Strickland (d. 1874) was an English historical writer. Her popular account of the queens of England is a classic work on the female monarchs of England.