Woodham-Smith, Cecil Queen Victoria: From Her Birth to the Death of the Prince Consort
New York Alfred A Knopf 1972 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Cloth Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket
Illustrated by Nasser, Muriel [cover]
495 pp., 4 appendices, refferences, index, 25 pages of photographs, paintings, and drawings. Light brown cloth boards with gold lettering. Spine slightly slanted, minor edgewear. DJ has 2 1/2" tear, 1/2" chip at bottom of spine and a couple of small tears and chips. Text is bright and clean.
"Cecil Woodham-Smith's essential achievement is to give us, amply and convincingly, both Victoria herself - the complexities of her emotional life, the nuances of her temperament, her directness and strength, her private and her ceremonial presence - and the central experience of the England that affected and changed her."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall