A History of Eton College. Maxwell Lyte.

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A History of Eton College

London: Macmillan, 1899.

Third edition. Thick 4to. Full vellum presentation binding consisting of elaborate gilt ruling, armorial designs and florets on both covers, spine with four gilt compartments, morocco labe. Inscription in an unknown hand to James Eric Drummond, noted British diplomat and the first Secretary of teh League of Nations (as well as 7th Earl of Perth): "J.E. Drummond on leaving Eton Christmas, 1895 with many regrets from an unbroken friendship of 6 years... [signed]." A.E.G. Illustrated throughout including two color plates and a color folding map. A near fine copy.

Price: $350.00   Item #971