Motley fine leather set x 9 old books Dutch Republic Netherlands HistoryBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
The Works of John Lothrop Motley, D.C.L., LL.D.
1879, New York, Harper Brothers, Publishers.
Complete in nine volumes. Period half-leather bindings, raised bands, spines ornately gilt stamped and decorated with titles, marbled boards, edges and endpapers, illustrations throughout.
Lovely shelf appearance, gilt remains bright, minor light scuffing spots but a bautiful set with excellent age patina. Light traces of old dampstaining within some volumes, never severe nor offensive, mostly clean, tight & sound.
The Rise of the Dutch Republic A History, Vol. I - III.
The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Vol. I - II.
History of the United Netherlands, Vol. I-IV.
Books measure: 8 3/4" H X 6 1/8" W.
Set along shelf measures: 13 1/4".