First edition of The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland, by John Lothrop Motley.
Octavo, [two volumes], xvi, 389pp; viii, 475pp. Three-quarter tan calf, marbled boards. Title in gilt over red on spines, gilt embellishments. Marbled edges and endpapers. No additional printings listed on copyright pages. Solid text blocks. Light rubbing to edges, faint foxing to boards, a near fine example. Bookseller’s label affixed to front pastedown of Volume I. Complete with four listed illustrations between the set; two with tissue guards in Volume I, including frontispiece; two in Volume II.