2 Antiquarian volumes including: Selections From The Writing...

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2 Antiquarian volumes including: Selections From The Writings of Lord Macaulay - Longmans, Green & Co 1876. First edition.etc

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2 Antiquarian volumes from the private collection of the Headmaster of a religious private school - including: Selections From The Writings of Lord Macaulay - Longmans, Green & Co., 1876. First edition. 184 x 120mm, full calf, panelled with tooled, gilt spine. Marbled endpapers & page edges. Rear board hanging by a thread. Front board tight.Page block clean and tight with age spots showing. Gift script inscription to front blank endpaper. Spije ends, edges and corners scuffed with finger pull top and base. PLUS: The Chronicles of England, France, Spain etc, etc by Sir John Froissart, with notes and illustrations. Published in London by George Routledge and Sons, The Broadway, Ludgate and New York, 416 Broome Street. Inscription dated Christmas 1884 on frst blank endpaper by the Headmaster of the Upper School, Cirencester as a presentation to an Ivan Smith 'for writing and drawing'. Condition: Full leather with five-banded spine and marbled endpapers. Leather scuffed to top and base of spine, also corners.Front board three-quarters spilt fron spine but holding on. Book very clean and tight with endpaper spotting. Gilded page block edges. NOTE: Both books have faults as described. 1341g

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