18 December 2003
GREEN, John Richard, (1837-1883). A Short History of the English People. London: MacMillan and Co., 1892-94.
4 volumes extended to 8, 8o. Numerous illustrations and EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with approximately 750 engraved plates including many colored plates. Early 20th-century morocco gilt, top edges gilt (some chipping to a few spine ends). Provenance: Veryl Preston (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, edited by Mrs. J. R. Green and Miss Kate Norgate. (8)
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