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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM ROBERTSON. HISTORY OF AMERICA, INDIA, SCOTLAND... Leather set. Complete in 12 volumes

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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM ROBERTSON. HISTORY OF AMERICA, INDIA, SCOTLAND... Leather set. Complete in 12 volumes

by Robertson, William

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London: Printed For Cadell and Davies; et al..., 1817. Robertson's Works; to which is prefixed an account of his life and his writings. Bound in full leather bindings. Gilded spines with raised hubs. Dual ruled framing to the covers. Marbled edges and end papers. Printed on quality paper with wide margins. 8.5 inches tall. These take up a little over 12 inches of shelf space. In excellent condition. The hinges are all strongly attached and held extra firm by underlying cords, some starting. Leather still supple, some general rubs/wear. An early bookplate. Printed on quality paper that is near free of any trace of foxing. Complete in 12 volumes. Bound in the highest quality, full leather bindings. Robertson's complete works: History of Scotland 1542-1603 (1759), History of Charles V (1769), History of America (1777) and The Knowledge which the Ancients had of India (1791). He is most famous for his History of Charles V. Robertson is a famous historian, and an important part of any collection. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian books make an excellent investment. We always pack very securely to help ensure safe handling during transit. All books are individually wrapped and are always professionally padded. We offer a full refund guarantee, per our terms described on our site, with notification of such intent requested. Please contact us with any inquiries.

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Bookseller
Merchants Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
2068
Title
THE WORKS OF WILLIAM ROBERTSON. HISTORY OF AMERICA, INDIA, SCOTLAND... Leather set. Complete in 12 volumes
Author
Robertson, William
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Publisher
Printed For Cadell and Davies; et al...
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1817
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Merchants Rare Books, established in 2003, buys and sells rare and antiquarian books, with an emphasis on first editions and fine antiquarian sets from the 17th - 19th centuries.

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