The Works of Lord Macaulay. In Twelve Volumes.


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Twelve volumes. 8vo. 8.5 x 5.5 inches (one volume “Lays” in 4to. 8.5 x 7 inches.) Polished full tree-calf leather fine bindings by ‘Riviere.’ Decorative gilt paneled boards, extensive gilt decorations to spines with ‘peacock designs,’ twin leather spine labels in brown and green, lettered and numbered in gilt. Decorative gilt edge dentelles, marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good conditions. Some minor shelfwear to covers; some minor rubbing to edges and corners, “Lays” and a couple of volumes of “History” have small chips to corners. Vol.2 “Misc. Writ.” has thin partial chip/crack to bottom corner of front hinge. Spines professionally repaired and relaid on v.2 of “History” and “Lays.” Some minor surface rubbing to leather on rear corner of v.3 & .5 “History,” v.4 has crack to front hinge. Some minor rubbing to spines, some rubbing and small nicks to top ends. Blank prelims darkened and foxed in all volumes, some darkening to title and tissue guard in vol.1. Else inside pages all very clean and tight. “Lays” is heavily foxed on title page and some dark spots throughout. No penned inscriptions. Else overall a very clean and tight set, in stunning Riviere fine leather binding. 12 vols. Illustrated with a Steel-engraved frontis portrait in volume 1 of “Misc. Writings.” and volume 1 of “History of England.” “Lays” is illustrated with B&W line-drawings throughout. Volumes as follows: “Macaulay's Miscellanoues Writings,” in Two Volumes, 1860.; “Speeches,” one Volume, 1863 New Edition.; “History of England,” in Five Volumes, 1863.; “Essays,” in Three Volumes, 1862 11th Edition.; and “Lays of Ancient Rome,” in one Volume, 1863 New Edition.

Title: The Works of Lord Macaulay. In Twelve Volumes.

Author Name: MACAULAY, LORD:

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1860 (1st.). - 1863.:

Seller ID: 83147

Keywords: Literature Miscellaneous Subjects, Literature, first edition, essay, poems, macaulay, Fine Binding, leather, Riviere, Miscellanoues Writings, Speeches, History of England, Essays, Lays of Ancient Rome,