New York. The Macmillan Company. 1904. 8vo. 21cm, first US edition, 353p., frontis portrait with facsimile signature, 1 plate, index, fine binding in half dark green morocco grained calf, gilt borders and titles on the spine, lighter patterned green cloth boards in gilt ruled borders, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, signed binding by "Macdonald, N.Y.", some slight wear on the corners, a very good sound copy (). Item #41219
Mary Gladstone was the private secretary and advisor to her father, Prime Minister Gladstone. The letters date from 1879 to 1885. The frontis is a photogravure portrait of Lord Acton with facsimile inscription. Attractively bound.