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ENGLISH HISTORICAL ANTIQUITIES VOLUMES, SET OF TWO, Charles Knight, ed., "Old England: A Pictorial Museum of Regal, Ecclesiastical, Baronial, Municipal and Popular Antiquities", 1845, Charles Knight and Co., London, printed by William Clowes and Sons, London, two volumes, numerous illustrations, including color plates, gilt page ends, impressed red cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration.
Good condition overall, each with moderate wear, discoloration and staining to boards/spines, corners bumped and frayed, Volume I with losses to interior front joint, beginning to separate, Volume II with board/spine loose from binding, but still attached to back board at joint, pages detached from binding in sections, but present, appears complete, each interior remarkably clean, with expected toning, some minor stains and some foxing, particularly to color plates.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.

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Good condition overall, each with moderate wear, discoloration and staining to boards/spines, corners bumped and frayed, Volume I with losses to interior front joint, beginning to separate, Volume II with board/spine loose from binding, but still attached to back board at joint, pages detached from binding in sections, but present, appears complete, each interior remarkably clean, with expected toning, some minor stains and some foxing, particularly to color plates.

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ENGLISH HISTORICAL ANTIQUITIES VOLUMES, SET OF TWO

Estimate $100 - $150Jun 22, 2018
2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
United States
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