Hallam's Literature of Europe.
in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.London: John Murray, 1854 Stock Code: 18450
A handsomely bound set of the fourth edition, "one of the most extensive works of literary history to appear during the early Victorian period, was comprehensive in its treatment and adhered to a neo-classical standard of taste" (ODNB).
3 volumes, octavo. Contemporary calf, decorative gilt spines, red and brown twin labels, triple gilt fillet border to covers, corner rosettes, marbled edges and endpapers.
A little wear to boards, otherwise internally clean and in very good condition, book plate to font pastedown.
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