(London: Cadell and Davies, 1812; T. Cadell, 1830). 218 x 135 mm. (8 1/2 x 5 1/4"). 12 volumes.
Excellent contemporary polished or sprinkled calf, raised bands, spines uniformly gilt with floral sprig centerpiece, tan and green morocco labels. With frontispiece portraits of Hume and Smollett. Front pastedown with bookplate of Edward Nicholas Hurt. Very slight wear and fading to the bindings, but an internally pristine copy of "the first significant study to embrace all of English history and the first broad historical survey in English that properly rates as a work of literature." (Day).
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PJP Catalog: Sets1.029