The Works of William Robertson [History of Scotland; History of America etc.] To which is prefixed, and Account of his Life and Writings, by Dugald Stewart, F.R.S. Edin. William ROBERTSON.

The Works of William Robertson [History of Scotland; History of America etc.] To which is prefixed, and Account of his Life and Writings, by Dugald Stewart, F.R.S. Edin.

London: Printed for T. Cadell, 1831. [History] FINELY BOUND COMPLETE WORKS. Octavo (23 x 15cm), pp.[4] 1170 [2]. With a steel engraved portrait frontispiece of the author. Near contemporary maroon full morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spine, and further elaborate decoration in gilt and blind all over. All edges gilt; yellow endpapers. Light spotting to frontispiece. Binding lightly rubbed to extremities. Very good. Principal of the University of Edinburgh from 1762, concurrent with the apogee of the Scottish Enlightenment, Robertson is best know for his defining works on the History of Scotland, the Americas and Emperor Charles V. Item #51619

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