History of Our Own Times

Justin MCCARTHY

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History of Our Own Times

MCCARTHY’S A HISTORY OF OUR TIMES, BEAUTIFULLY BOUND

MCCARTHY, Justin. A History of Our Own Times. London: Chatto & Windus, 1900-01. Five volumes. Octavo, contemporary full brown tree calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, brown morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers and edges. $1400.

Early mixed edition of this contemporary history of the mid-19th century in Great Britain, beautifully bound by Bickers & Son.

A history spanning from the accession of Queen Victoria to the general election of 1880, written by Justin McCarthy, a prominent author, historian, and member of the Irish parliament where he chaired the Anti-Parnellite wing of the Nationalist Party. The first edition was published from 1879-80.

A beautiful set in fine condition.

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