Edinburgh: E. And G. Goldsmid, 1885. SEVENTEEN VOLUMES UNIFORMLY BOUND. Panelled spines, gilt titles. Textured green cloth over boards. Top edges gilt. Other edges untrimmed. Volume 13 is in two parts. Last six volumes show spine sunning to brown. Volume 15 has area of abrasion to lower spine band. All volumes have two of the original vellum-like covers to the parts bound-in at the rear. Facsimile maps and portraits. The edition was initially issued in 126 parts from 1885-1890. Previous owner's name and dated 1892 on a front preliminary of each volume. First edition was published in 1589, the second edition in 1599, the third edition in 1809, this being the fouth edition of this monumental work. See Howes H26 for citation. Postage will be extra for the 17-volume set. . Fourth Edition. 1/2 Green Morocco. Light Cover and Corner Wear/No Jacket. Large Octavo. (Inventory #: 014075)
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