A very scarce copy of Edward Holt's continuation of Antoine de Moleville's history of Great Britain, illustrated with portraits throughout. Illustrated, Leather Binding, Very Scarce. This book weighs 1 KG when packed.A very scarce work, with only one listed in WorldCat at the New York Historical Society Library. One volume only, being volume six of a total of six volumes. This work is a snapshot of British history, lookin at the public and domestic life of George III. Antoine-Francois Bertrand de Moleville was a French politician. Continued by Edward Holt, Esq. Holt continued Moleville's works by adding two volumes, though his additions are very scarce. With a frontispiece, and thirteen plates.
In a half crushed morocco binding with marbled paper to the boards. A little marking to the boards and spine. Front hinge is starting but firm. Pages are bright and clean with some spots to the plates only. Some of the text to the title page has been rubbed out.Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear. Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy. Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones. Often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy. Some more serious faults as will. Be described in the condition report under'condition. Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair. As with good only above but with other faults. Leaving a compromised copy even after repair. Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete. We only sell books in this condition where their rarity or value makes them.
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