CLASSIC HISTORY IN SPLENDID 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF
SMOLLETT, Tobias ~ A Complete History of England, from the Descent of Julius Caesar, to the Treaty of Aix La Chapelle, 1748.
London: Rivington and Fletcher, 1758-1760
11 volume set, 8.25 inches tall. A most attractive mid 18th century full tree calf with gilt bands and twin labels of which the volume label is particularly striking. Gilt monogram between the labels. With map and portraits throughout. The bookplate of Henry Birkbeck. Chips to a couple of head caps. A celebrated History of England in a splendid contemporary binding.