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Title: Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover.
Description: London: Richard Bentley..., 1855. FIRST EDITION. 2 volumes, 186 x 115 mms., pp. [iv], 439 [440 blank]; [ii], 395 {396 blank], engraved frontispiece in each volume, contemporary half hard grain dark green morocco and lighter green morocco on boards; some general wear to bindings, but a good set, with the autograph and date "Walter Charles Urquhart/ 1857" on the verso of the front free end-paper of each volume. Urquhart was called to the bar on 24 November 1847. John Doran (1807 - 1878) was took his doctor's degree in the faculty of philosophy at the University of Marburg in Prussia, using his historical research for his book The History and Antiquities of the Town and Borough of Reading, in Berkshire (1835). He was later editor of Notes and Queries. M. Kemble reviewed the work in Fraser's Magazine, where, he found Dr. Doran to be "essentially womanish" and warned Doran away from "the man's work for which he is not fittted...." Rohan Amanda Maitzen: Gender, Genre, and Victorian Historical Writing (1999),

Keywords: biography women literature

Price: GBP 110.00 = appr. US$ 157.08 Seller: John Price Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 9319

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