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The History of England from the Earliest Period to the Death of Elizabeth in Twelve Volumes
London, England: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1839. First of this edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First of this edition, in 12 volumes. Fine bindings. Full leather, with elaborate gilt spine, volume and title leather labels. Very good, edges rubbed. Using his History of the Anglo-Saxons as a foundation, Turner's works were collected in this 12 volume set in 1839. "These histories, though somewhat marred by an attempt to emulate the grandiose style of Gibbon, were works of real research, opening up and to a considerable extent developing a new field of inquiry in the area of Anglo-Saxon history.
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