The History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in MDCCLXXXIX to the Restoration of the Bourbons in MDCCCXV [twelve volumes in six, plus an index volume]. [Together with] History of Europe from the Fall of Napoleon in MDCCCXV to the Accession of Louis Napoleon in MDCCCLII [eight volumes in four]
Edinburgh, William Blackwood, 1853-1880 (ninth edition, one a later reprint), and 1864-1878 (eighth and ninth thousands).
Octavo, twenty-one volumes in eleven, each volume approximately 350-400 pages (the index volume about 250 pages) plus a total of 25 plates.
Contemporary half calf and marbled papered boards, spines gilt in compartments with raised bands and contrasting leather title-labels; all edges marbled; covers very lightly rubbed; an excellent set attractively bound and maintained.
With the later pictorial bookplate of 'Bernard G. Brett, Mahon, Toorak' in each volume. This set does not contain the companion atlas (oblong large octavo).