The History of England, from the Revolution in 1688, to the Death of George II. Designed as a Continuation of Mr. Hume's History.

By: Smollett, T. [Tobias George Smollett] (1721-1771)

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Albany, NY: B. D. Packard, 1816. Early American printing, in rough condition, of this influential history of England, which picks up where Hume left off. Full calf with black spine labels, older handwritten labels adhered to spine, three engraved portraits, 787 + 618 pages. Externally worn and rubbed, but basically sound with text blocks firm and no loosened pages. Both hinges of volume I and the rear hinge of volume II were reinforced long ago. Pages are age-toned with only light scattered foxing, volume I has a light dampstain along the far top margin of the first ten pages or so and a large chip from the top of the title page, having taken the "The" of the title with it. Very minor insect damage to the interior rear cover and last ten leaves or so of volume I, and similar to volume II, with the inside front cover and first few leaves from the front also affected, ending just after the title page. . Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Title: The History of England, from the Revolution in 1688, to the Death of George II. Designed as a Continuation of Mr. Hume's History.

Author Name: Smollett, T. [Tobias George Smollett] (1721-1771)

Categories: World History, World Wars and Militaria,

Publisher: Albany, NY, B. D. Packard: 1816

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 000964

Keywords: HISTORY EUROPEAN ENGLISH EARLY AMERICAN PRINTING