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The History of England From the Accession of James II

By Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay

1876 - London - Longmans, Green and Co.

7" by 5"; 455pp; 403pp; 376pp; 403pp; 458pp; 382pp


 

DETAILS

A lovely selection from Lord Macaulay's famous history.

Six of the original eight volumes only. Lacking volumes II and III.

With a frontispiece to volume I of Macaulay.

In beautiful full tree calf bindings by Riviere, with binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper.

Thomas Babington Macaulay was a British historian and Whig politician. He is best known for his historical works which were hailed as masterpieces. The History of England was his major work and was left incomplete at his death.

CONDITION

In full tree calf bindings. Externally, very smart. Patches of light rubbing to the joints and raised bands. Small patch of rubbing to the front board of volume I resulting in come small loss. Patch of rubbing to the head of spine to volume IV resulting in a very small amount of loss. Minor loss to the rear joint to volume VII and to the spine label to volume VIII. Bookseller's label to the verso of front endpaper to volume I, G G Walmsley. Binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper, Riviere. Gift inscription to the recto of front endpapers, dated 1920 in a neat hand. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with spotting to endpapers. Offsetting from frontispiece to volume I. Just the odd spot to text. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.


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