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BRITISH HISTORICAL MONARCHY VOLUMES, SET OF TWO, Arthur Collins, et al, "Letters and Memorials of State, in the Reigns of Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, King James, King Charles the First, Part of the Reign of King Charles the Second, and Oliver's Usurpation", 1746, printed for T. Osborne, London, presumed first edition, two volumes, leather boards with ribbed spine, red labels with gilt lettering.
Very good condition overall, moderate wear to boards, corners bumped and frayed, with some losses, some splitting to leather at joints, heavier to Vol. II, some losses to spines, also heavier to Vol. II, interiors generally remarkably clean, with expected toning, minimal foxing, some expected creases/dog-ear corners, Vol. II with a loss to upper corner of title page.
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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Very good condition overall, moderate wear to boards, corners bumped and frayed, with some losses, some splitting to leather at joints, heavier to Vol. II, some losses to spines, also heavier to Vol. II, interiors generally remarkably clean, with expected toning, minimal foxing, some expected creases/dog-ear corners, Vol. II with a loss to upper corner of title page.

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BRITISH HISTORICAL MONARCHY VOLUMES, SET OF TWO

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2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
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