W. B. Heweston
First edition 1815
Complete set in three volumes, volumes 2 & 3 bound together. From the revolution in France to the termination of the late wars including anecdotes of the most celebrated characters that have appeared during and since the revolution. Original half calf with marbled paper covered boards, re-backed with a new calf spine, red label bands and gilt titles. Boards worn, light marking to the spine of volume 2 otherwise present well as an attractive set. New endpapers. Complete with frontispiece and title for each volume. Illustrated with engravings throughout. Bindings tight. A little occasional browning, and minor damp staining to a few engravings otherwise contents generally clean and bright. Vol.1 551pp. Vol.2 546pp. Vol.3 430pp. A nice set.