History of Latin Christianity including that of the popes to the pontificate of Nicolas V by Henry Hart Milman, Dean of St Paul's in nine volumes Fourth and revised version London: John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1867. Full leather with gilt double line incised. Spine has five raised bands and gilt and red decoration. Marble endpapers with book plates and red page ends. Size is 7" x 5" Condition is very good with normal wear and rubbing.
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon with notes by H H Milman with full page illustrations. Ward, Lock and Co, London: Warwick House, Salisbury Square, E.C. New York: 10 Bond Street. Six volumes of half leather and marbled boards. Size is 9.25" x 6.25" Condition is good with wear and scuffmarks on the marbled boards and leather; the title page of volume 1, picture 6, is partially detached: 1 inch at the top and 2 inches at the bottom. Email us ...click for details
Oeuvres du Lacordaire, the Dominican theologian, in French in 9 volumes of full leather with marbled endpapers and marbled edges, published in Paris by Librairie Poussielgue Freres in 1882. Volume 1, Vie de St. Dominique, the Life of Saint Dominic, has a beautiful engraving of the saint by the Blessed Fra Angelico. Each volume has a former owner's bookplate on the inside cover and his signature on the title page. Volume 5 has an ink stamp of a church library. Condition is very good with ...click for details