Harper and Brothers, 1874, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
MOTLEY, JOHN LOTHROP. The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, New York: Harper and Brothers, 1874. Octavos, first American edition, pp. xvi, 389; vii, 475, 6 (ads), errata slip at title page, three-quarters leather over marbled boards, all edges marbled, gilt decoration and morocco labels to spines, 4 engraved plates. BAL 14591. Barneveld was a leader of the Dutch independence movement; Motley, an American diplomat, wrote extensive histories of the Dutch independence movement, and the Barneveld biography is sometimes considered a part of Motley's other Dutch histories, but the author considered the bio to be a free-standing work. Condition of these books: Covers lightly worn at edges, interior very good, images fine. An attractive set. This is the first USA edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Holland; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52567.