History of England 1907 J.R. Green illustrated 4 vol. leather set w/ maps colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Leather Books, Illustrated Books, British History, Books with Maps).
A Short History of the English People, by J.R Green.
Published 1907, London by George Newnes Limited.
4 volumes, each c. 475 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout, including numerous chromolithographed plates, full page images and hundreds of in-text line drawings and wood engravings.
Attractive antiquarian 1/2 leather bindings, raised & gilt bands, gilt title lettering.
Set is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. A monumental set.
Bindings gently age worn but still appealing, leather and joints slightly rubbed but still supple, cloth covers spotted and stained, set remains overall handsome and very attractive.
Text block paper is gently age toned as typical, internally book remains mostly clean, tight and sound. A set which has been taken care of but may/ does not look like new.
Still attractive on the shelf. Set displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in rather nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws seem easy to overlook or forgive.
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Books Measure c. 10" H x 7" W. Very heavy set.