BRITISH HISTORICAL ARTS VOLUMES, SET OF THREE, John Ireland, "Hogarth Illustrated", 1791/1798, J. & J. Boydell, London, three volumes, impressed green leather boards with gilt decoration, ribbed spines with red and black labels, gilt lettering and decoration, gilt decoration to page ends, each with bookplate to front pastedown for "Sir Lambton Loraine", numerous engraved plates, including Vol. I and II each having portrait frontispiece.
Very good to excellent condition overall, expected wear to boards/spines, including moderate wear to spine joints, corners bumped and with some minor losses, interiors very legible, with expected toning and scattered foxing.
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.