LIFE AND LETTERS OF LADY SARAH LENNOX, 1745-1826
LENNOX, Sarah. The Life and Letters of Lady Sarah Lennox, 1745-1826. London: John Murray, 1901. Two volumes. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter brown morocco, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut. $750.
First edition of this collection about the most scandalous of the Lennox sisters, beautifully bound.
“Daughter of Charles, 2nd Duke of Richmond, and Successively the wife of Sir Thomas Charles Bunbury, Bart., and of the Hon. George Napier.” Sarah was at one point put forward as a possible match for George III, but political forces convinced him to choose Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz instead.