A History of Eton College from 1440 to 1898 by Sir H. C. Maxwell published c1899

$61.75

An illustrated history of Eton College with several colour pages and a colour fold-out map with a plan of Eton College. Also, an engraved portrait of Henry VI to the front and further engravings throughout.

This is the third edition and was a presentation copy with an ink inscription to front blank:

To Gerald M Spencer-Smith from his tutor Remington Walter White-Thomson Eton August 1st 1900.

In a full leather binding. Externally, smart with only slight bumping and wear to extremities and marks to boards. Front hinge very tender, back hinge in need of repair as not attached to the main book of 640 pages. Internally, firmly bound, measures 23 x 16 cm.

This item would make a great original Christmas present for a person who has an interest in Eton college which both Prince William Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry attended.

Other Alumni are: Eddie Redmayne, Tim Hiddleston, Tony Little, David Cameron, Bear Grylls, Boris Johnson, Dominic West, Damian Lewis, Ian Fleming, Hugh Laurie, George Orwell, Jacob Rothschild, Patrick Macnee and Charles Spencer (Princess Diana’s brother).

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