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.