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The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Accession of Henry VII (with) The History of England, Under the House of Tudor. Comprehending the Reigns of K. Henry VII. K. Henry VIII, K. Edward Vi. Q. Mary, and Q. Elizabeth. [4 volumes) by  David Hume - First Editions  - 1759 - from Arroyo Seco Books and Biblio.com

The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Accession of Henry VII (with) The History of England, Under the House of Tudor. Comprehending the Reigns of K. Henry VII. K. Henry VIII, K. Edward Vi. Q. Mary, and Q. Elizabeth. [4 volumes)

by Hume, David

Condition: Very Good


London (1759, 1762): K. Millar, 1759. First Editions . Original Full Leather. Very Good. 10 1/2" Tall. Viii, 424 (Errata At Bottom Of Final Page), With Half-Title And Preliminary And Final Blanks. Viii, 446, With Errata On (447), Preliminary Blank, Half Title, Two Final Blanks. Viii, 402, Two Preliminary And Two Final Blanks, Half Title. Iv, 403-739 With Erratum At Bottom Of 739 And Catalog On Verso (740),Preliminary Blank And Two Final Blanks. The First Editions Of 'From The Invasion Of Julius Caesar" [1762) And "House Of Tudor" [1759], Uniformly Bound As A Four Volume Set In Full Speckled Calf, 5 Bands, Brown Spine Labels "Hume's Hist. Of England" And Green Spine Labels Showing Volume Numbers 1-4, Spines Ornately Gilt. Original White Endpapers With Large Bookplates: On Front Pastedown, Crowned Shield, Rampant Lion Left, Bull Right, Shield With Complex Coat Of Arms Including Three Boars Heads Twice, "Libertas" At Bottom, Also Attached At Lower Right Corner Of Title Page Of Volume 4; On Front Free Endpaper, Bookplate Of William Bartlett ".Deo Favente Cresco". Page Edges Colored Red, As Issued. Binding Solid, Fraying At Corners With 1/8" Loss At Bottom Of Volume 1, An Attractive Set.


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  • Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 025107
  • Title: The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Accession of Henry VII (with) The History of England, Under the House of Tudor. Comprehending the Reigns of K. Henry VII. K. Henry VIII, K. Edward Vi. Q. Mary, and Q. Elizabeth. [4 volumes)
  • Author: Hume, David
  • Format/binding:Original Full Leather
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Editions
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: K. Millar
  • Place: London (1759, 1762)
  • Date published: 1759
  • Bookseller catalogs: Rare And Unusual Books;
  • Subjects: Literal; ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Books;
  • Size: 10 1/2" Tall


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