(London: [Printed by William Clowes and Sons for] John Murray, 1857). 225 x 140 mm. (8 7/8 x 5 1/2"). Six volumes. Second Edition.
IMMACULATE SPANISH CALF FOR WILLIS AND SOTHERAN, covers with gilt floral corners and gilt rules, raised bands, spine panels with central fleuron and ivy cornerpieces, red and black morocco labels, marbled endpapers and edges. Front pastedown with bookplate of Edward Nicholas Hurt and with bookseller/binder's ticket of Willis and Sotheran. AN OUTSTANDING SET, VIRTUALLY UNCHANGED FROM THE DAY IT LEFT THE BINDERY, of the masterwork of Milman (1791-1868), a history of Western Christianity from the days of persecution under Nero through the papacy of Nicholas V (1455).
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PJP Catalog: 74.170