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3 vols. Hardbacks, Size approx 11 x 7 inches. In gorgeous full tree- calf leather fine binding, with decorative gilt paneled boards, light and dark brown leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with numbered green leather strips to bottoms of spines, with extensive gilt decoration and raised banding to spines. Marbled endpapers and page edges and wide inner gilt dentelles. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to edges and corners, a one or two small chips to corners. Some small rubbed patches and areas to boards. Professional repairs to spines and hinges. Some minor light spotting to front edge of vol.1. Bookplates to front endpapers “George Walter Willett.” No penned inscriptions. Some darkening to prelims. Some light/mild foxing to engraved title vignettes and frontis portraits, some small minor spots to inside plates, else inside pages all very clean and bright throughout. Else a very clean and tight set. 3 Volumes. Illustrated with b&w steel engraved frontis portraits and title vignettes, illustrated throughout with many engraved scenes and decorated portraits. History of England in three parts.
Title: The History of England. With a Continuation to the Year 1859 (Present Time). From 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. In Three Volumes.
Publisher: London, James S. Virtue, 1859:
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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, thirteen volumes, 3, History, England, 1859, leather, fine binding, tree calf