THE HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE; AND A VIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF SOCIETY FROM THE RISE OF THE MODERN KINGDOM TO THE PEACE OF PARIS IN 1763; IN A SERIES OF LETTERS FROM A NOBLEMAN TO HIS SON.

(London: Longman, Brown & Co. et al. 1850). 223 x 140 mm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). Four volumes. A New Edition, Continued to the Present Time.

Attractive contemporary calf, boards with small floral cornerpieces and double gilt rules, raised bands, spines gilt in scrolling design, red and green morocco labels, marbled edges and endpapers. A little crackling to spines, but AN ESPECIALLY FINE SET of this epistolary history of Western Europe, little changed from the days it graced the library of a Victorian gentleman.
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THE HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE; AND A VIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF SOCIETY FROM THE RISE OF THE MODERN KINGDOM TO THE PEACE OF PARIS IN 1763; IN A SERIES OF LETTERS FROM A NOBLEMAN TO HIS SON. BINDINGS - FINELY BOUND SETS, WILLIAM RUSSELL.