Publisher: B.T. Batsford, London, New York, Toronto, Sydney, 1948, 1st edition. Hardback with good unclipped dustjacket, profusely illus in b/w with frontispiece and 2 further plates in colour. Cover and contents are in good / very good clean bright and firm condition with light tanning to pages commensurate with age. The unclipped, protected, colour illus dustjacket is in good, bright condition for its age with a little shelfwear along spine edges and at spine extremities. A scholarly, wonderfully illustrated and fascinating account of this great 17th century portrait painter noted for his superb portraits of the British Royal family and other important figures of the time.