MOTLEY, John Lothrop.
Title The Rise of the Dutch Republic: A History. A New Edition, in three volumes.
Seller ID 77629
Bickers and Son; John Bumpus; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; W. H. Smith and Son; Henry Sotheran and Co. London. 1875. 3 volumes, full tan calf. Contrasting red and green labels to spines with raised bands and gilt decorations to compartments; gilt box rules to margins of boards. End-papers and all page edges marbled. xix + 544 pages; xv + 651 pages; 568 pages. Contemporaneous ownership signature to fly-leaf of each volume. Gilt mostly lost from spine decorations but remarkably little wear otherwise; an extremely good set.
European history the Netherlands colonialism