New York: Richardson And Company, 1868. First Edition. Original cloth. Fair. Item #11425.32
Genealogical records and notes of this distinguished family, the most famous member of which is probably Gen. Robert E. Lee. Includes color plates of two coats of arms at front, engraved portraits, and extensive diagrams of family trees. Prior ownership name of Mrs. Edward A. Bridge dated 1868 on front free endpaper. Bound in brick-colored cloth over bevelled boards with gilt-stamped title and ornamental flourishes to spine, gilt-stamped coat of arms on upper board. Both boards ruled in blind, lower board has coat of arms in blind. All edges gilt. Some fraying to cloth at spine ends, light rubs at extremities, text is somewhat shaken with a few signatures hanging by threads. ; Color Coats of Arms, Black and White Plates, Cuts; Octavo; viii, 9-15, 21-114 pages.