John Richard Green: A History of the English People, 8 vols of 8 (1895-1896)


Macmillan. Leatherbound. This is the much expanded version of his 1874 A Short History of the English People. Populist, dramatic writing. Vols are 11.5×17.2 cm, index in vol. 8, a dozen simple maps in total. Condition: Used – Good. Leather and gilt spine, half leather marbled boards, page edges also marbled. Spines slightly faded, some scuffing & wear to leather, stitching generally tight but a bit loose in several places, pages good with slight yellowing at end/beginning. ISBN: none. Box MC02

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From the library of the archaeologist Arthur ApSimon (1927-2019). Reminiscences and obituaries in Salon (Society of Antiquaries), Mike Pitts’ Digging Deeper, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelæological Society, Cornish Archaeology (paywall).

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A watercolour of Stonehenge by the young Arthur ApSimon.