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True Stories from English History, from the Invasion of the Romans to the Present Time, 1850

£65.00
SKU LAN8171

True Stories from English History; Chronologically Arranged, from the Invasion of the Romans to the Present Time, by the author of "Stories from Ancient" and "Modern History," "Always Happy," etc. Author uncredited by name but is Maria Elizabeth Budden, 1780-1832.

Published by Grant and Griffith, London, 1850. Fifth edition with Thirty-six Steel Engravings (first published in 1826). Scarce.

A near fine hardback with full navy blue leather covers in chagrin stye, with elaborate gilding and raised bands. Minor bumping and wear to extremities. Bright and shiny gilt edges to all sides of text block.

With owner's inscription to endpaper. Slight offsetting to title pages spread, but text clean and bright throughout. Soundly bound. An attractive volume, well illustrated throughout.

Text in English.

iv + 347pp + Plates.

Weight approximately 422g (unpacked).

Dimensions: 

Approximately 185mm high x 114mm wide x 28mm deep.