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Robertson William WORKS OF WILLIAM ROBERTSON: The History of Scotland; History of Reign of King Charles V; the History of America; Historical Disquisition...India. (Complete 12 Volume Set ) , London: T. Cadell and W. Davies & Others, 1803.

Full-Leather. Near Very Good. 8vo - over 7 - 9" Tall Book Complete Set of the Historical Works of William Robertson, in 12 Volumes. "THE HISTORY OF AMERICA, Tenth Edition, 1803, in which is included the Posthumous Volume containing The History of Virginia, to the Year 1688; and of New England, to the Year 1652." 4 Volumes. "THE HISTORY OF SCOTLAND, During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI. till his acssession to the Crown of England; with a Review of the Scottish History previous to that period. Seventeenth Edition, 1806, with the Author's last Emendations and Additions, to which is Prefixed and Account of the Life and Writings of the Author by Dugald Sttewart. 3 Volumes. "THE HISTORY OF THE REIGH OF THE EMPEROR CHARLES V. Eleventh Edition, 1806". 4 Volumes. "AN HISTORICAL DISQUISITION CONCERNING ALL THE KNOWLEDGE WHICH THE ANCIENTS HAD OF INDIA; and the progress of Trade with that country, prior to the Discovery of the Passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope. With an Appendix Containing - Observations on the Civil Policy - the Laws and Judicial Proceedings - The Arts - The Sciences - and Religious Institutions of the Indians. " Fourth Edition, 1804. Complete with 4 Large Fold-Out Maps in the American Volumes and 1 in the India Volume. Frontispiece of Scotland, Vol. I has an Enraved Portrait of William Robertson. All 4 Volumes of Charles V have a full-page Engraved Frontispiece Illustration. Contemporary Brown Full-Leather Bindings with 5 Raised Bands to spines. Gilt Lettering in 2nd & 4th Compartments and Gilt Decoration in others. Gilt Triple LKinear Border to fronts and rear boards. All Page Edges Marbled. Gilt Decoration on inner border. 8 1/2" Tall. Some edge wear and wear down sides of spines. 2 of the Scotland Vols have a fine split 2" or 3" long down right side of spine. 1 Vol. of Charles V has a split all down the right side of spine and another has a narrow strip of leather missing at bottom left corner (see photos. The India Volume has the front board detached (but present), probably due to the thickness of the map. Most hinges sound and all Text Blocks firM. No inscriptions. Only a little occasional light browning, most pages in very good, clean condition. Nice, complete set with Maps intact. Weighs 8 Kilos so Shipping outside Uk will be extra. Please ask if you would like more Pictures, Information or a Shipping Quote.. (Book ref. 013854)  £750.00

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