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Introduction To the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries.

By Henry Hallam

1847

John Murray : London

9" by 6"

xxvii, 574pp; xii, 589pp; xiio, 668.

 

 

 

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A lovely third edition set of Henry Hallam's fascinating historical work on European Literature, complete in three volumes.

Third Edition. Within this collection, Henry Hallam, an English Historian who wrote the major works, the 'View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages' (1818) and 'The Constitutional History of England' (1827), provides a comprehensive overview of literature within Europe through the late 14th century until the 17th century. Dividing his study into separate chapters on 'ancient literature, theology, science, speculative philosophy and jurisprudence' under wider divisions such as 'Poetry, Drama and Literature', Hallam's text excludes any biographical information for the numerous authors he touches upon. In a full diced calf binding with attractive marbled endpapers and textblock.

CONDITION

In a full diced calf binding. Externally, heavily rubbed to spines. Minor shelfwear to extremities. Booksellers label tipped to gutter of front pastedown, both volumes. Internally firmly bound. Pages bright and clean throughout, slightly age toned to edges. Slight offsetting and very light scattered spotting only to endpapers. Booksellers blindstamp to rear free-endpaper, volume I. Marking to upper fore edge, page 665 to 668, volume III.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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