The Constitutional History Of England




At The Clarendon Press.





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THREE VOLUMES. 8vo. 6 x 8.75 inches. Vol. I, x + 713 pp.; Vol. II, vii + [l] + 680 pp.; Vol. III, viii + 708 pp. Bound in original maroon morocco, gilt, boards with double gilt borders enclosing gilt block of the arms of Christ Church College, Oxford; spines in compartments with raised bands, elaborately decorated gilt. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Minor wear to extremities, a little spotting of flyleaves and small tear, Vol. III, p. 33-34 neatly repaired; otherwise a very good clean copy. Bookseller's label of Parker and Son, Broad Street, Oxford on front pastedowns. Illustrated by folding table. The standard constitutional history of England from Anglo Saxon times until 1485, one of the best known works of the Oxford historian, William Stubbs (1825_1901). Regius Professor of Modern History, 1866-84, he was then appointed Bishop of Chester, being translated to the see of Oxford in 1889. A handsome binding of the Library Edition, with the arms of Christ Church, from which he graduated in 1848, and the site of Oxford Cathedral. The title was first published 1874-78 and in many subsequent editions. THIS IS A LARGE AND HEAVY SET WHICH WILL INCUR SHIPPING COSTS ABOVE THE DEFAULT RATE QUOTED BY ABE. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY IF YOU WOULD LIKE A QUOTATION FOR POSTAGE BEFORE ORDERING.

[Stock No. 26134]

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