Longmans, Green And CO INC, (1952). Selected by Ruth C. Wright. Longmans, Green And CO INC (1952). Red Cloth over boards, embossed titles on front, Gold lettering. "If one had to be exiled with only a single Historical Work for companionship, it would be hard to imagine a more satisfactory choice than George Macauley Trevelyan's ILLUSTRATED ENGLISH SOCIAL HISTORY. Written by one of Britain's geat literary historians and lavishly illustrated with scores of fine English color plates and handsome gravure prints, this unique work is not only a chronicle of captains and kings, war and peace, but, in primary emphasis , a revelation of the daily life of Englishmen from the Middle Ages to modern times -a revelation which throws much useful light on the back gound of American civilization..." Near Mint / Slip Case Very Good. Item #biblio441
Longmans, Green And CO INC, 1952, London, New York, Toronto
Bibliographical Note: First Published in U. S. A. and Canada 1942, First Publish in Great Britain 1944, This Volume first published 1949
Second Impression 1949
Third Impression 1950
Fourth Impression 1951
Fifth Impression 1952
Mint, solid, no writing, soiling, or owners labels. Slip case Near Fine, top left corner bumped, slight fading at top right. Red Cloth over boards, embossed titles on front, Gold lettering.
Each Volume contains eight full page color plates ,192 full pages of gravure ( about 250 separate gravure illustrations per volume and maps of England at crucial stages of her development.