A Biographical History of England, from Egbert the Great to the Revolution.
London: William Baynes: 1824. 6 volume set, 9 inches tall. A splendid set in half morocco with gilt raised bands, fine extra gilt floral tooling to the spine.top edges gilt. Containing over 300 extra plates. Armorial bookplate. Some Foxing. The Remarkable Rev. James Granger, as well as being an early animal rights activist, for which he was twice jailed, pioneered the fashion for extra illustrating books, the practice of which he gave his name viz.to Grangerize.