The Pictorial History of England. by KNIGHT, Charles (editor)

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MAGNIFICENT SET IN FULL MOROCCO FROM ROTHSCHILD LIBRARY

The Pictorial History of England.

London: Charles Knight, 1838-44. 8 volumes, 10 1/2 inches tall. A magnificent set in heavy early Victorian full morocco by Riviere with gilt raised bands, sumptuous gilt tooling to the panels, dentelles and all edges gilt. With the bookplate of Leopold de Rothschild in every volume. With 'many hundred wood-cuts'. This highly entertaining history is 'A History of the People, as well as a History of the Kingdom'.....'Monumental Records; Coins; Civil and Military Costume; Domestic Buildings, Furniture, and Ornaments; Cathedrals and other great Works of Architecture; Sports and other illustrations of Manners; Mechanical Inventions; Portraits of the Kings and Queens; and Remarkable Historical Scenes'. Slight occasional rubbing. As fine a copy of this set as one could find.

Book ID: 5609
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