HUMPHREYS, Henry Noel (1810-1879). A Record of the Black Prince. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1849.
8vo (185 x 130 mm). Title printed in red and black, numerous chromolithographic illuminated pages. Publisher's leather-backed papier-mache boards with cut-out design set with the central arms of the Black Prince over red paper, turn-ins gilt, edges gilt (hinges starting as usual, a few small chips to cover, spine slightly rubbed).
FIRST EDITION of Humphrey's selection of "quaint and striking passages from early chroniclers which he illustrated with borders and miniatures freely copied from manuscripts of the period." (Ray English 233). Abbey, Life 223; McLean Victorian Book Design, p. 104.
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