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THE HISTORIE [HISTORY] OF THE WORLD IN FIVE BOOKS. Printed in 1628. Folio. Leather. [Travel.]

THE HISTORIE [HISTORY] OF THE WORLD IN FIVE BOOKS. Printed in 1628. Folio. Leather. [Travel.]

by RALEGH [RALEIGH], Sir Walter

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London: Title: William Stansby for Walter Burre. Colophon: Printed for H. Lownes, G. Lathum, and R. Young, 1628. Fourth Edition. Title page the same as the First Edition of 1614, colophon indicates this to be the 1628 edition, which is the Fourth Edition. Preceded only by three editions: 1614 (which were suppressed by the Archbishop of Canterbury, and ordered to be seized by King James I), 1617, and 1621. This is a very large book, Folio-sized, near 14 inches tall. Collation: Title Page, Second Title Page, [66], 184, 181-555, [1], 510, 515-669, [55] pages. This book is complete, including both ttle pages. In Good condition, and consistent with that book grade. Bound in calf leather, with a morocco label. The binding is from the early to mid 1800's, and shows a lot of generalized wear, as shown. The leather is supple. It has been archivally rebacked, with the spine laid down, the archivally rebacked hinges are sound. The boards are heavily rubbed and worn especially around the edges. The title… Read More
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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.… Read More
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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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Edinburgh: Peter Hill & Co., et al..., 1818. Robertson's Works, to which is prefixed an account of his life and writings. Bound in full leather bindings. These are prize style bindings. Gilded spines with a castle motif and flags. Printed on quality paper with marginal publisher's notes. Dual ruled trimming on covers. 8.5 inches tall. These take up approximately 13 inches of shelf space. In excellent condition. Very well preserved. These are the original bindings. The hinges are all strongly attached. Held firmly by the underlying cords, some starting. Spines rubbed. Some general rubs/wear. Printed on quality rag paper. Minor foxing. No writing. Engraved frontis, protected in tissue, and a fold out. This set is almost two centuries old. Bound in the original period, 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). Robertson is a… Read More
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