Lot 20: Queen Victoria Signed Book Inscribed to Lord Ribblesdale

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2017-09-11 10:18:16

Lot 20

Signed book: Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands. Second edition. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1868. Leatherbound hardcover, 6 x 8.25, 315 pages. Signed and inscribed on a free end page in ink to Thomas Lister, 4th Baron Ribblesdale, "To Lord Ribblesdale, from Victoria R. I., Windsor Castle, Dec: 12, 1881." Autographic condition: fine, with light soiling to signed page. Book condition: VG/None, beautifully bound with all edges gilt. Ribblesdale was a British Liberal politician whose portrait, painted by John Singer Sargent, is said to epitomize the British aristocrat.

Estimate: $2000-$3000

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