Lot 139 of 429:
Trevelyan's English Social History finely bound  

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$200 - $300

Title:
English Social History: A Survey of Six Centuries Chaucer to Queen Victoria
Author:
Trevelyan, George MacAulay
Place:
London
Publisher:
Longmans, Green, and Co.
Date:
[1944]
Description:

xii, 628 pp. With a color spread map at rear. 21.2x13.5 cm (8¼x5¼"), ¾ blue morocco with marbled boards bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, tooled and lettered in gilt on spine, morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. First British Edition. 

Published during the darkest days of World War II, English Social History painted a nostalgic picture of England's glorious past as the beacon of liberty and progress, stirring patriotic feelings and becoming his best selling book, also his last major history book.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear, spine darkened slightly; mild toning to leaves; near fine.
 
Item number:
305391
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