History of Charles V by Robertson 1788 Basel Switzerland fine set 4 vols leatherBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V, With a View of the Progress of Society in Europe, from the Subversion of the Roman Empire to the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century, by William Robertson.
Published 1788, Basil by J.J. Tourneisen.
4 volumes. Text in English. 479, 412, 498, 371 pages. Index at rear of Volume IV.
Period 1/2 leather bindings, raised and gilt bands, gilt title lettering on contrasting brown and green leather labels, paper covered boards.
Bindings remain clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents clean, largely free of age spotting. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Books measure: 8 1/2" H X 5 3/8" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 4 1/4".