THE GRAND NATIONAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND, Civil and Ecclesiastical, From the Earliest Period of Genuine Record to the Year 1816; Comprehending A Faithful Narrative of Historical Occurrences from the First Sources, Their Causes, and the Consequences and Events therewith Connected; Describing with the Strictest Impartiality, the Various Changes and Revolutions which have been Effected in the British Dominions, and the True Principles by which they have been Occasioned; Including the Modern History of Europe, From the Commencement of the Reign of King George the Third, So far as it is connected with a faithful Representation of these Realms and the Government of the United Kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland; and containing a copious Display of Interesting Anecdote, of biographical Character, of instructing Narrative, and of authentic History, founded on the best Information and Authority. Second Edition, Enlarged, with An Appendix, Containing an Account of the Progress of the Sciences, from the Earliest Times .. Embellished with Whole-Length Portraits of all the Monarchs, with their respective Dresses, and Coats of Arms; also Exact Representations of the Great Seals and English Coins, from Egbert to His Present Majesty, and numerous other Engravings illustrative of British History ..
London, Thomas Kelly 2nd edition 1816 Frontis, engraved titlepage with large illustration, Map of England + 36 plates with portraits of Kings & Queens, scenes from history etc. . Folio lacks covers book block tight vi +1114pp +xxii Appendix (Progress of the Sciences) +pp Index. Text and plates collated complete. Some faint damp marking, mainly marginal, some dusting & corner creases to first and last pages but a monumental work well worth a rebind with fine illustrations. *This compilation, more generally known as ‘Lowndes's History,’ had been previously issued under Malham's editorship in 1812 (DNB).
Abbey Antiquarian BooksProfessional seller
Book number: V66502
GBP 94.00 [Appr.: EURO 104.75 US$ 117.06 | JP¥ 12662]
Keywords: history England illustrated plates