1892-1894 A Short History of the English People
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Colour Plates, Leather Binding
Complete in Four Volumes. With a selection of plates and maps. John Richard Green, 1837-1883, was an English historian. "Short History of the English People, a book that was extremely influential in the United States as well as throughout the British empire... Green's vivid story telling powers, as well as his facility in evoking places and characters, made his radical methodology and views palatable to his readers. Informed by a disdain for traditional political and military narratives and a reverence for the common people, the Short History was an important milestone in the development of social and cultural history" -DNB.
In half leather bindings. Externally, a little rubbing, prominent to the spines, with white marks (that may be removed with care and attention). The boards are very slightly warped. The front hinge of volume one is very slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound, generally clean, with some light browning, and occasional spots, prominent to the plates.
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