Lot 293
BINDING MERIVALE A History of the Romans 7 vols 1850-62

Estimate: $700 - $1,000

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C. MERIVALE. [LEATHERBOUND] A History of the Romans

Offered for sale by Adam Langlands of 'Shadowrock Rare Books' - for more information please contact him via email at adamlanglands@gmail.com 

Charles MERIVALE (1808-1893). [LEATHERBOUND] A History of the Romans under the Empire. London: 1850-1862. 7 volumes, octavo (8 5/8 x 5 1/2in; 219 x 140mm).  Occasional folding maps. Blue half Morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, spines gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges of book-blocks gilt (occasional light scuffing, occasional slight chipping to head or foot of spines [see images]).

An excellent set of first editions. Merivale was an English historian and churchman, for many years dean of Ely Cathedral.