The History of Great Britain; Vol. I. Containing The Reigns of James I. and Charles I,; Vol. II. Containing The Commonwealth and The Reigns of Charles II. and James II. David Hume.

The History of Great Britain; Vol. I. Containing The Reigns of James I. and Charles I,; Vol. II. Containing The Commonwealth and The Reigns of Charles II. and James II.

Edinburgh / London: Hamilton, Balfour, and Neill / A. Millar, 1754, 1757. First Editions. 2 vols, 4tos, vi,473, [1,"Published by the Same Author"]; v, [1], 459 [1, publisher's ad]; contemporary polished calf gilt with marbled endpapers and edges. Marbled pape rof endpapers a bit rubbed; covers rubbed with some wear to extremities and joints. Item #206083

Handsome set of the first two published volumes of Hume's monumental history. The entire work appeared piecemeal between 1754 and 1762, running to six volumes in all; these two were the first to be published, but the last two in historical sequence. A handsome set.

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