(London: James Walton, 1868). 223 x 140 mm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). Three volumes.
BEAUTIFUL CONTEMPORARY POLISHED CALF by B. M. Pickering (stamp-signed on verso of front free endpaper), boards with gilt floral scroll border, raised bands, spine compartments with central lozenge surrounded by stars and floral cornerpieces, red and green morocco labels, marbled edges and endpapers. With numerous fold-out maps and in-text maps. Front flyleaf with inked presentation: "Frank Wolley Dod / with / Francis Edward Dunsford's (?) / Best wishes / Eton - / Dec[ember] 13, 1872." A NEAR PERFECT COPY of this ambitious history by Smith (1817-85), covering Western Civilization from the biblical Creation through the fall of the Roman Empire in 476 A.D.
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PJP Catalog: 74.172