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    Histories of England by Hume and Smollett. David Hume. The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688. [and:] Tobias Smollett. The History of England, from the Revolution in 1688, to the Death of George II. Designed as a continuation of Hume. Both books published by R. Scholey and B. Crosby in London, 1808-1811. Sixteen large octavo volumes. Embellished with numerous engravings. Bound in polished calf with blind-tooled and gilt-stamped borders on covers, gilt-tooled board edges and inside boards. Five raised gilt-tooled bands on spine with gilt-stamped devices and titles. Marbled page edges. Light offsetting to engravings throughout. Some shelfwear to extremities. A very good set.

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    September, 2011
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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