Signed Books. “Life of the Prince Consort”. Set of five volumes. Signed by Queen Victoria in volume I and in volume III. Inscribed in volume I on a front blank page, “To The Hon: Mary Pitt from VR & I Windsor Castle Jan.17, 1877”. Inscribed in volume III on a front blank page, “To The Hon: Mary Pitt from VR & I Windsor Castle Christmas 1877”. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1875 – 1880. Mixed editions as usual. The inscribed volume I is a fourth edition; volume II is a third edition; the inscribed volume III is a first edition; volume IV is a first edition and volume V is a third edition.
Each volume is in original brown cloth covers, and enclosed in a quarter burgundy morocco clamshell box, gilt lettered on spine, signed by Queen Victoria.
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