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12 vols (8 + 4) Hardbacks, Size 8.5 x 5 inches. In diced full calf leather bindings with red and black leather spine labels, raised banding and gilt decorations, and gilt paneled boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good conditions. Some rubbing and darkening to spines, small chips to spine ends. Front hinge cracked on vol.1. Some other partial cracks to front hinges. Some offsetting from frontis plates, some light foxing and some minor odd spots to inside pages, vol.9. has minor stain to bottom corner of pages. Else a very clean and tight set. 12 Volumes. Illustrated b&w steel engraved frontis portraits to vols 1 & 9. History of England in three parts and twelve volumes.
Title: The History of England. With a Continuation to the Present Time. The Invasion of Julius Caesar to the end of the Reign of James II. By David Hume; continued from the reign of William and Mary to the Death of George II. By Tobias Smollett; and from the Accession of George III to the twenty-third year of the reign of Queen Victoria by E.Farr and E.H.Nolan. Twelve volumes.
Publisher: London, Richardson & Co, &c.. &c... 1820:
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Keywords: HISTORY David Hume, Tobias Smollett, Invasion, Julius Caesar, Reign, James II, William, Mary, Death, George II, George III, Queen Victoria, twelve volumes, History, England, 1820, leather binding,