HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES THE SECOND.

(London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1852). 220 x 137 mm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). Five volumes. Eighth Edition.

STATELY CONTEMPORARY POLISHED CALF, covers with double fillet border with small floral stamps in the corners, raised bands, spines gilt in compartments with central lozenge and fleuron cornerpieces, red and green morocco labels, marbled endpapers and edges. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Macaulay. Spine sunned, a hint of wear to the leather, but overall AN EXTREMELY ATTRACTIVE COPY of a seminal work of Whig history, presenting the past as part of a predetermined progression towards enlightenment, liberal democracy, and constitutional monarchy, by Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800-59), a progressive politician, an accomplished orator, and a prominent literary critic who is considered one of England's greatest historians.
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Keywords: History

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HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES THE SECOND. BINDINGS - FINELY BOUND SETS, THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY.