Inscribed on front free end-paper by the author, Robert C. Winthrop, senator, lawyer, philanthropist and one time Speaker of the House of Representatives with the words: "Admiral Geo. T. S. Winthrop with the kind regards of his friend & cousin Robt. C. Winthrop." Contains accounts of the eminent persons met by Winthrop in the course of his foreign travels among whom were Michael Faraday; Sir Robert Peel; Sir William Molesworth; the Duke of Wellington; Stanley; Wordsworth; Wilberforce; Browning & the Prince of Wales.
First Edition; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; gilt titles front & spine; green cloth with blind-stamped double outer borders front & rear; top edge gilt - bright, rich condition; brown end-papers. Previous owner's name ink-stamped on front end-paper: "C. W. M. Swithinbank". (Charles Winthrop Molesworth Swithinbank, the British glaciologist & polar specialist, was a descendant of Admiral George S Winthrop the cousin of Robert C Winthrop)
Author Winthrop, Robert C.
Binding Hardcover (Original Green Cloth)
Publisher privately published; Boston, MA.
Condition Very Good Condition