1921-1925 Lectures on Modern History [With] Lectures on the French Revolution
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Publishers' Original Binding
Uniformly bound, in burgundy cloth bindings.
Both volumes are reprints.
Prior owner's inscription to the recto of front endpaper of both volumes, 'Frank A Bevan 1923'.
Comprising Dalberg Acton's lectures on modern history delivered as Professor from 1899-1901 as well as lectures on the French Revolution whilst Acton was Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge from 1895-1899. Both volumes are edited with introductions by John Neville Figgis and Reginald Vere Laurence.
The 'Modern History' volume discusses Luther, the Religious Reformation, Calvinism, The Puritan Revolution, The American Revolution and much more. The 'French Revolution' volume has lectures on 'The Influence of America', 'The Tennis-Court Oath', 'The Fall of the Bastille', 'The reign of Terror', and much more.
Smartly bound essays by this important historian.
In uniform cloth bindings. Externally, smart. Light bumping to the head and tail of spines, which have faded. Small score to the front board of 'Modern history' resulting in a small loss to the cloth. Prior owner's inscription to the recto of front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with occasional light spots.
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