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Rare 19th Century Leather Books – “A Biographical History of England” – James Granger – Set of 4 Books

17.5″ x 11.25″ | James Granger | A Biographical History of England, from Egbert the Great to the Revolution | 19th Century | London | Books | Set of 4

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  • “A Biographical History of England, from Egbert the Great to the Revolution” | London: Printed for the Illustrator in 1824. Fifth and best Edition. The very rare folio edition containing 214 Engraved Plates (not complete) of which 25 are by Jacobus Houbraken. Lacking some plates, pages not collated. Plates generally fine, with a few torn or heavily foxed. Contemporary Brown Calf with Gilt decoration. Rubbed and Scuffed. No title page to volume 1. A few pages loose. Heavy offsetting to some pages from plates. Defective copy sold as a collection of rare and interesting Plates.

  • Weight

    25lb.

    Height

    17.5"

    Width

    11.25"

    Depth

    7"

    Weight

    25lb.

    Height

    17.5"

    Width

    11.25"

    Depth

    7"

    Artist / Maker

    James Granger

    Date

    19th Century

    Kind

    Books, Books, Maps, Documents and Manuscripts, Collectibles, Prints

    Medium

    Print

    Size

    M (up to 30 in.)

    Support

    Paper

    Title

    A Biographical History of England, from Egbert the Great to the Revolution