Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review
by Lord Macaulay
New Edition in Four Volumes
London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1882. . New Edition in Four Volumes.
Marbled end papers and edges; inner gilt dentelles, full decorated filt edged tree calf; gilt ruled raised bands; decorated gilt compartments and gilt lettered contrasting leather title labels to spines. P
Beautiful, Very Good Condition. Some wear spots around edges of boards visible on close inspection.
Volume II: Slight denting to top of spine leather with loss of gilt edging. Also a white mark near bottom of spine (please see upclose photo).
Volume IV: Slight denting to top of spine with loss of gilt edging. Four small spots on the front cover. (Please see photo No. 3 in this listing).
All four volumes bindings are tight and represent well-cared for books that traveled through two-centuries to find their next owner. Might it be you?
At 7" tall x ~4.75", these 1882 soft calf-skin leather books have a special feel in your hand and will make for a memorable and old-fashioned reading experience, as well as a bright and stunning display on the shelf.