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Hume's History of England, 1778  

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The History of England, From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to The Revolution in 1688

Hume, David


T. Cadell



8 volumes. Volume I with engraved frontispiece portrait of Hume. (8vo) 21.1x13.6 cm (8¼x5¼"), period tree calf tooled and lettered in gilt on spines, marbled endpapers. 

"A new edition, with the author's last corrections and improvements. To which is prefixed, A Short Account of his Life written by Hume". 

Lot Amendments

Bindings somewhat worn, with some chipped at spine ends and morocco spine labels, rubbing to edges and corners, Volume I with a cracked front joint and chip to spine panel; a few volumes lacking preliminary leaves, a few instances of worming, leaves somewhat toned; very good overall.

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