1884 The Rise of the Dutch Republic: A History
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Leather Binding, Signed Binding
In a signed binding by Bickers & Son, a prize binding for the Royal Medical College.
Complete in three volumes.
A detailed history of the rise of the Dutch Republic, written after the author spent five years exploring archives at Dresden, Brussels, and The Hague.
The work was immensely popular when published, quickly being translated into many languages.
Written by John Lothrop Motley, who is best known for this work and for 'The United Netherlands'.
Prior owner's ink inscription to the verso to the front endpapers.
In a full calf Bickers binding. Externally, generally smart. Minor marks to the boards and spines, with heavier marks to the rear board of Volume I. A little bumping to the head and tail of the spines and to the extremities. Light rubbing to the spines. Prior owner's ink inscription to the verso to the front endpapers. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with some spots.
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