A COLLECTION OF SIX WORKS OF BRITISH AND AMERICAN HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY.

(London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green [and their successors], 1829-51). 170 x 100 mm. (6 3/4 x 4"). 27 volumes.

IMMACULATE CONTEMPORARY POLISHED TREE CALF, raised bands, spine compartments densely gilt in varying designs, red and green morocco labels, marbled endpapers and edges. Engraved title pages with vignettes or portraits. With bookplate of Edward Nicholas Hurt on front pastedown. IN ALMOST SPECTACULAR CONDITION, with no signs of use.

Uniform in size and making an impressive appearance on the shelf, the finely bound titles here are:

1) CROWE, EYRE EVANS. HISTORY OF FRANCE. (1830-31) Three volumes. FERGUS, HENRY. HISTORY OF THE WESTERN WORLD: THE UNITED STATES. (1830-32) Two volumes.
2) FORSTER, JOHN. STATESMEN OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND. (1851) Five volumes.
3) MACKINTOSH, SIR JAMES. WILLIAM WALLACE and ROBERT BELL. HISTORY OF ENGLAND. (1830-ca. 1845) Nine volumes (of 10).
4) MACKINTOSH, SIR JAMES. LIVES OF EMINENT BRITISH STATESMEN, vol. I. (1831) [with] COURTENAY, THOMAS. LIVES OF EMINENT BRITISH STATESMEN, vol. V. (1839) Two volumes (of seven).
5) MOORE, THOMAS. HISTORY OF IRELAND. (1835-45) Four volumes.
6) SCOTT, SIR WALTER. HISTORY OF SCOTLAND. (1829-30) Two volumes.
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A COLLECTION OF SIX WORKS OF BRITISH AND AMERICAN HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY. BINDINGS - TREE CALF.