Lot 130 of 302:
Hume's History of England, 1778  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

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

Author:
Hume, David

Place:
London

Publisher:
T. Cadell

Date:
1778

Description:

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

Condition:
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.


 
Item number:
304759
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