MACAULEY, Thomas Babington. The History of England from the Accession of James I. London: Printed for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1849-1861. 5 Vols. Mixed set, 1st eds. of Vols. One, Two, and Five; early editions of Vols. Three and Four. Orig. blindstamped cloth, spines uniformly lightly sunned, inner hinges of Vols. One and Two professionally reinforced, else a very good set. Grolier English 100, 88. "The first historical work deliberately designed to outsell the best-selling novel of the day, Macauley's book immediately fulfilled its author's aspiration"-Printing and the Mind of Man, 328. Bookseller Inventory # 72015
Title: History of England from the Accession of ...
Book Description Bernard Tauchnitz, 1849. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Copyright edition: British Authors Vol CLXXII. Three quarter leather hardback in fair condition. Corners rubbed and scuffed internally clean. Please allow 3-5 days for delivery. No quibble refund if not entirely satisfied. Seller Inventory # 24454