History of England From 1783 Peace to 1795 Lloyd miniature 2 vol set books tree calfBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
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The History of England, From the Peace in 1783 to the Present Time, a Supplement to Hume, Smollet & Cormic. by T. A. Lloyd, Esq. London, c.1795 by C. Cooke.
Two volume set, complete unto itself. A supplemental work to the famous History of England set. This small pocket-sized set as issued as part of a larger run, hence the spine numbers. This work stands alone and is complete unto itself; very scarce.
Period full tree calf leather bindings. Smooth spins gilt ruled with ornamented compartments, contrasting title labels, cover edges gilt ruled. Twelve miniature stipple engraved portraits throughout (one is an historical scene).
Fine shelf appeal and age patina. Small chipping to spine heads, tiny scuffing along joints, overall sound, tight, clean internally, well preserved 18th century set.
Books measure: 5 3/4" H X 3 7/8" W.
Set along shelf measures: 2".