The Life of Edward the Sixth (Signed copy)
Signed by Rev. R W Dibdin
First edition, small hardback bound in black cloth with gilt crest to upper board and gilt titling to spine. 15.5 × 9.5cm, 148pp + 8pp ads.
This copy has been inscribed and initialled by the author to the ffep, "To James Cordy from RWD, 1844"
Drawn from Edward VI's own manuscripts, and from "other authentic sources", this is Dibdin's biography of the son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour who ruled from 1547 to 1553.
A good reading copy but the cloth is rubbed and the book lacks the frontispiece portrait.