BRITISH / CONTINENTAL HISTORY LITERATURE / VOLUMES, LOT OF FOUR, comprising one 1928 printing of "A Hangman's Diary: Being the Journal of Master Franz Schmidt, Public Executioner of Nuremberg, 1573-1617" edited by Albrecht Keller and translated by Calvert and Gruner; one circa 1880 publication of "Clubs and Club Life in London: With Anecdotes of its Famous Coffeehouses, Hostelries, and Taverns from the Seventeenth Century to the Present" by John Timbs; one 1930 copy of "Games and Gamesters of the Restoration" having "The Compleat Gamester" by Charles Cotton, 1674, and "Lives of the Gamesters" by Theophilus Lucas, 1714; and one circa 1930 copy of "A Complete History of the Lives and Robberies of the Most Notorious Highwaymen" first written by Captain Alexander Smith, edited by Arthur Hayward. Hardcover volumes.
Good condition overall, expected wear and some minor tears to covers particularly on spines, some staining on interior pages, otherwise interiors generally very clean.
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.