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A History of Scotland from Roman Occupation (Complete in Four Volumes) by  Andrew Lang - Hardcover - from Dave Shoots, Bookseller and Biblio.com

A History of Scotland from Roman Occupation (Complete in Four Volumes)

by Lang, Andrew

Condition: Very Good Minus/No Jacket


Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood & Sons Ltd. Best-known for fairy tales, Andrew Lang also wrote history in a literary style with a keen attention to detail. Various editions have been "married" to make this complete navy cloth set. All have gilt lettering and decoration on the spine, and Volume 4 also has gilt decoration on the cover. Volume 1 is the 5th Edition of 1929 (509 pp.). Volume 2 is the 3rd Edition of 1924 (575 pp.). Volume 3 is the 2nd Edition of 1909 (424 pp.). Volume 4 is dated 1907 with no edition stated - could be a first (621 pp.). Volumes 1-3 are Very Good, with slight rubbing to the tops and bottoms of the spines, and solid hinges. Volume 4 has a 1/2" tear at the top of the spine, and both hinges are cracked. These books are very heavy - please expect a request for extra shipping to cover postage and insurance. Since these items are on consignment, no discounts apply. . Original Cloth. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus. by Frontispiece Engravings, Foldout Pedigree Charts. 6 x 9 Inches.
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Dave Shoots, Bookseller CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 013068
  • Title: A History of Scotland from Roman Occupation (Complete in Four Volumes)
  • Author: Lang, Andrew
  • Illustrator: Frontispiece Engravings, Foldout Pedigree Charts
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Minus
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: William Blackwood & Sons Ltd.
  • Place: Edinburgh and London
  • Keywords: NOISBN. Scotland. History.
  • Bookseller catalogs: History;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / General;
  • Size: 6 x 9 Inches

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