History Of Europe




William Blackwood and Sons.


Edinburgh and London




From the commencement of the french revolution in mdcclxxxix to the restoration of the bourbons in mdcccxv. by sir archibald alison, bart. f.r.s.e. ninth edition. vols. i - xiii.

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THIRTEEN VOLUMES. 8vo. 5.25 x 7.25 inches. Vol. I, xx + 367 + [1] pp.; Vol. II, viii + 355 pp.; Vol. III, vi + 353 + [1] pp.; Vol. IV, vii + [i] + 365 + [1] pp.; Vol. V, vi + 363 + [1] pp.; Vol. VI, vi + 394 pp; Vol. VII, vi + 394 pp.; Vol. VIII, vi + 349 pp.; Vol. IX, vii + 388 pp; Vol. X, vi + 366 pp.; Vol. XI, vi + 367 pp.; Vol. XII, vi + 407 + [1] pp; Vol. XIII, Index, [xii] + 235 + [1] pp. All text in double columns. Bound in half maroon morocco, over marbled boards; 8 of the 13 volumes have been skilfully rebacked mimicking the original spines; Spines in compartments with raised bands, decorated gilt with gilt tiles, Fisher's Europe. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Some minor wear to extremities and occasional traces of spotting; otherwise a fine clean set. Illustrated by 25 engraved plates, including 12 frontispieces and by tables in text. The first scholarly study in English of the French Revolution period, providing a detailed narrative history of events, with numerous statistical appendices providing military and economic data. The chief historical achievement of Sir Archibald Alison, 1st Bart. (1792-1867), English born attorney of Scottish descent and education. The first edition of ten volumes, 1833-43, was subsequently revised and expanded in numerous later editions. FREE POSTAGE WITHIN THE UK. PLEASE ASK FOR A QUOTATION FOR OVERSEAS.

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