Northport, Long Island, N.Y. Edward Thompson Co., 1894-1899. New and Revised edition. Hardcover. Quarto. XXVII, , 440, X, 403, , XI, , 433, , X, 535, , IX, , 412pp. Original gold-stamped half cream cloth over red boards. Top edges gilt. Color frontispiece protected with a tissue guard in each volume. Title pages in red and black lettering. Remarkable biography of the most eminent Magistrates who have presided in Westminster Hall, and profusely illustrated with numerous chromolithographs and b/w reproductions of views and portraits. Each chromolithograph is protected with a tissue guard. Some foxing on spines. Previous owner's ex-libris (J. Wiseman Macdonald*) on inside of each front cover. Bindings in overall good, interior in near fine to fine condition. g. Item #32090
* In the spring of 1924 Mr. Macdonald was one of the two prominent men of
Los Angeles specially honored by Pope Pius in recognition of their devotion to
religion and humanity. Mr. Macdonald was awarded the Order of Pius, being the
first Californian so decorated and as far as known is the only Catholic in the
United States to hold that order.