Ladies of the reformation. Memoirs of distinguished female characters, belonging to the period of the reformation in the sixteenth century.
London. Blackie and Son, 1855. First edition.
8vo. xvi, , 715, , 8pp. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, numerous illustrations in the text, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's black cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, speckled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, contemporary inked ownership inscription of Mary Anne Birkbeck to head of half-title, foxed.
The first edition of a comprehensive history of notable female figures of the Reformation in England, Scotland, and the Netherlands, including Anne Boleyn, Lady Jane Grey, Katharine Willougby, and Queen Elizabeth.£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref: 22581