Title: The English, Scotch and Irish Historical Libraries, 1736
Author: William Nicolson
Publisher: London, Printed for G. Strahan
An early 18th century third edition of Nicolson’s English, Scotch and Irish Historical Libraries. Giving a Short View of the Character of most of our Historians, either in Print or Manuscript. This is also the first collected edition.
This volume has been bound in a contemporary panelled calf.
The volume bears the bookplate of Professor Gerald E. Aylmer FBA (1926-2000), historian of 17th-century England and master of St Peter’s College, Oxford.
One volume in folio, XVIII+272+18+XVIII+148+XVI+118 pages
This volume is in good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the binding, and cracking to the hinges. There is very little foxing or staining throughout.