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Complete in 10 vols.; Hardbacks, approx 8.5 x 5 inches. Bound in full speckled calf leather with red and green spine labels lettered in gilt. Speckled edges, plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to extremities; spines, corners and edges. Corners slightly bumped. Small chip to top of spine v.1. Some minor handling marks to boards. Front hinge cracked on v.1. A couple of small cracks to ends of spines on v’s 2,3,4,7&10. Minor darkening to edges of endpapers, some minor darkening to title pages opposite frontis plates, neat inscription to top of title pages “James Royds.” Plates and Maps clean and bright. Inside pages very clean, bright and tight throughout. A lovely set. 10 volumes: 533, 561+index, 392, 459, 490; 343, 475, 422+index, 249 & 441pp + index. Illustrated with 6 B&W engraved plates and 8 folding maps. The complete works of the Scottish historian William Robertson in ten volumes. The author was admired both for his scholarship and his prose. Scotland Vols I-2, Charles V vols 3-5, America vols 6-9, India vol 10. The Scotland books cover the reigns of Queen Mary and King James VI, Charles V includes the fall of Rome to the early sixteenth century, America covers ‘The History of Virginia to the Year 1668 and of New England to the Year 1652’. The final volume is An Historical Disquisition concerning the Knowledge which the Ancients had of India; and the progree of Trade with that Country...
Title: The Works of William Robertson in Ten Volumes History of Scotland (2 volumes), History of Charles V (3 vols), America (4 vols), and India.
Publisher: London, T. Cadell, 1794-99. (14th, 8th, 7th & 3rd editions respectively):
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Keywords: HISTORY ROBERTSON, WILLIAM: Works, History of Scotland, History of Charles V, America, India, Illustrated, 6 B&W engraved plates, 8 folding maps., T. Cadell, 1794, leather, fine binding, foreign travel,