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Skelton, John.  Maitland of Lethington and the Scotland of Mary Stuart: A history. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1887. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.77"). 2 vols. I: xl, [2], 336, [4 (adv.)] pp. II: x, 436, [2 (adv.)] pp.
$100.00

First edition, attractively bound; and one of the first scholarly efforts to advocate for a more positive depiction of the character and accomplishments of Secretary Lethington, set in the context of his tumultuous era.
        Binding: Contemporary half green morocco and gold-veined marbled paper–covered sides, spines with gilt-stamped leather title and volume labels; gilt-ruled raised bands, and compartments gilt extra.
        Provenance: From the library of Robert L. Sadoff, M.D., sans indicia.

Bound as above, withspines evenly sunned to olive, joints and edges rubbed, some corners bumped, spine extremities chipped; front joint of vol. I cracked and partially separated. Pages lightly age-toned; stain to fore-edge of vol. I, extending slimly into a few margins, and two pages in vol. II with small area of spotting. => A dignified set, priced to allow for repair!  (41200)   Please RESHELVE This.


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