The Works of Lord Macaulay.
London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1870. 8 volume set, 9 inches tall. A most attractive full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Some scratching to the boards. The bookplate of Ernest Terah Hooley of Risley Hall. The remarkable Ernest Hooley was one of the most notorious financial fraudster of his time. An estimated £100,000,000 passed through his hands and he founded Trafford Park, the first industrial park in the world and still the largest in Europe. A handsome set of these celebrated Histories.