Lot 4282
Four Sets of 19th Century Books on History
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
To include: Maunder, Samuel. The History of the World (Louisville: Bill & Brother, 1860), two volumes, quarto (9-1/4 in.), tooled boards with gilt to spine, colored illustrations (Vol. I lacking frontis; wear to leather, internal foxing; Howitt, William. John Cassell's Illustrated History of England (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1858), two volumes, quarto (10-1/2 in.). three-quarter leather, gilt to spine (Overall wear to boards; internally clean with light age toning); Prescott, William H. Conquest of Peru (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848) 2 vols. and Conquest of Mexico (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1853) 3 volumes; both titles are quarto (9-14 in.) in three-quarter leather over marbled boards with gilt to spine. (Wear to boards; internal foxing).