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The Rise of the Dutch Republic

By John Lothrop Motley

1870 - London - George Routledge and Sons.

7.5" by 5"; 930pp


 

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An exquisitely bound copy of John Lothrop Motley's famous historical work.

A new edition, complete in one volume.

With an illustrated frontispiece.

This work was extremely popular, and passed through several editions and translations, including a Dutch translation.

John Lothrop Motley was an American author best known for his two history works The Rise of  the Dutch Republic and The United Netherlands. He was an experienced diplomat who helped to prevent European intervention on the Confederate side of the American Civil War.

When Motley was writing this work he found the resources available to him in the U.S inadequate. He therefore moved his family to Europe and spent five years investigating various archives in Dresden, Brussels and The Hague. The result of this research was The Rise of the Dutch Republic.

CONDITION

In a full tree calf binding with gilt stamping to the spine. Externally, smart with very minor rubbing to the spine, mainly to the raised bands. Some minor bumping to the extremities. Gift inscription to the recto of front endpaper, W T Holt Beeven from T Moushead, Winchester April 8 1972. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned to the edges with light scattered spots to the first and last few pages. Otherwise, generally clean throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.


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