History England 1823 Caesar to Death George II David Hume fine 3v leather setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Decorative Leather Books, European History, British History, David Hume).
The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688, by David Hume.
Published 1823, London for George Cowie.
3 volumes, each c. 700 pages. Text in English. Two engraved portrait frontis pieces.
Lovely period 1/2 leather bindings, slightly raised & gilt bands, elaborate gilt compartment decorations, gilt title lettering on contrasting leather labels, marbled edges and end papers.
Set is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Set is not new or in "new" condition.
Bindings gently age worn, leather rubbed but still supple, joints slightly scuffed, remains overall clean and very attractive as a set.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, fresh, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Set displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Books Measure c. 8 1/2" H x 5 1/4" W.