A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green. Illustrated Edition edited by Mrs J.R. Green and Miss Kate Norgate.
Published Macmillan and Co, London and New York, 1892-1884.
1st edition thus. This is the first illustrated edition of this work and is complete in 4 volumes.
Three quarters red leather bound with red cloth over boards. Gilt and raised bands to spine.
A very good set of this comprehensive and attractive work, profusely illustrated throughout.
Everything is tightly bound. Some shelf wear and light soiling to covers. Text is generally clean with some light foxing, but overall really a very attractive set of this fairly scarce publication. Gilt to top edge of text block.
Dimensions: Each volume approximate 254mm high x 178mm wide x 46mm deep.
Total weight of set (unpacked) approximately 7.2kg.
Vol 1: Published 1892. xxviii + xxvi + 468pp + plates.
Vol 2: Published 1893. vi + liv to 931pp + plates.
Vol 3. Published 1893. lv to 1049pp + plates.
Vol 4. Published 1894. lxxxiii - cvi + corrections to 1906pp.