Frederick Carleton Chamberlin. Elizabeth And Leycester. A Dramatic Biography which rewrites Elizabethan History. Fascinating early 20th century biography of Elizabeth I (1533-1603) and her childhood friend, Robert Dudley (1532-1588), Earl of Leicester (spelled Leycester in book title). He was unsuccessfully courted Elizabeth for 10 years. She never married. She did, however, raise Dudley to the peerage of Earl. It was Dudley's father, John Dudley, the Duke of Northumberland, who had failed at establishing Lady Jane Grey on the English throne.
NY: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1939. 1st edition. 21 illustrations, index. 487 pages. Hardcover with a good dustjacket with some soil, chipping and edge wear. Now in a protective clear Mylar dustjacket cover. Text of book is about fine. 1 copy only.