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Elizabeth and Essex: A tragic history [DILL, John Greer]


FIRST EDITION WITH OWNERSHIP SIGNATURE of JOHN GREER DILL. 8vo, pp. [viii], [288] + frontis portrait of Elizabeth I, plus 5 other b/w plates. Coarse fawn cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Brown stain to top edge, bottom edge rough trimmed. POI in pen in Dill’s hand to front pastedown: ‘J. g. Dill/ Dec 1928/ From Philip Joubert de la Ferté,’ bookseller label to bottom edge. Foxing to fore-edge. Contents shaken, spine starting at title, some foxing. A good copy that speaks to a singular trans-Forces relationship between two distinguished military men during the cradle of their careers.