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The complete 12 volume set, handsomely bound in blue polished half-calf over marbled boards, with raised bands and morocco labels. Edges marbleized, with matching endpapers. There are no marks of any kind in the books, and the bindings are tight and secure. Trace of fade to the spines, but still attractive. Very Good+ binding. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE FALL OF WOLSEY ...
Éditeur : Scribner, Armstrong and Co
Date d'édition : 1872
Reliure : Half Leather
Etat du livre : Very Good+ binding
Description du livre Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1866. Full-Leather. État : Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fourth Edition. Complete Set in 12 Volumes. Contemporary Full Leather Bindings with 5 Raised Bands to Spines. Gilt linear decorations to spines. Most volumes have a gilt title on red ground in 2nd Compartment and some have the Vol no. on black ground in the 4th. Gilt Double Linear Border to fronts and backs. Gilt Floral Decoration to edges of leather and Gilt Foliate Border on inside fold of leather. All Page edges and Endpapers Marbled. Title Pages Dated 1866 or 1867. Vol I Begins with "Social Conditions in England in the 16th Century. Includes the Resignation of Sir Thomas More and the Marriage of Henry and Anne Boleyn. Vol II includes the Translation of THE BIBLE, The Catholic Martyrs, and concludes with the Trial & Death of Anne Boleyn. Vol III concludes with Anne of Cleves and the Fall of Cromwell. Vol IV concludes with the Death of Henry VIII. Vol V deals with The Protectorate to the Death of Edward. Vol VI has the reign of Mary Tudor. With Vol VII a new Numbering starts on the Title Page, "Vol I The Reign of Elizabeth.". The remaining 6 Volumes cover the entire Reign Of Elizabeth I and conclude with the question of the succession. Frontispiece of Vol VII has a vignette portait of a young Queen Elizabeth, Engraved by C. H. Jeens. 8 5/8" Tall. Nice Antique Heraldic Bookplates "George seton Veitch" pasted to front endpapers. Variety of wear to leather, some have only minor scuffs etc. 5 Boards have a small area of leather missing, 2 have a very small bit missing, and 3 boards have substantial scrapes (see photos). Overall a Handsome set. Top page edges are dull, fore and bottom edges bright. Hinges sound. Binding Firm. Pages in very good, clean condition. Set weighs 12.5 Kilos so Shipping outside UK will be extra. Please ask if you would like any more pictures, information or a Shipping Quote. Book. N° de réf. du libraire 008576