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The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the revolution in MDCLXXXVIII : In six volumes, illustrated with plates / By David Hume, Esq.

Author/Creator:
Hume, David, 1711-1776.
Edition:
A new edition, with the author's last corrections and improvements / To which is prefixed a short account of his life, written by himself.
Publication:
Philadelphia : Printed for Robert Campbell, by Samuel H. Smith, 1795-1796.
Format/Description:
Book
6 v. : ill. ; 23 cm. (8vo)
Subjects:
Hume, David, 1711-1776.
Great Britain -- History.
Notes:
Vols. 3-6 dated 1796. Vols. 1,2 and 4 printed by Samuel H. Smith; v. 3 and 6 by Henry Sweitzer; v. 5 by Richard Folwell.
Vol. 1 has frontispiece portrait of David Hume; v. 2-6 have frontispiece portraits of Henry IV, Elizabeth I, James I, Oliver Cromwell, and James II. Portrait of Elizabeth engraved by Joseph H. Seymour; other portraits engraved by Robert Scot and Samuel Allardice.
Signatures: v. 1, [a]4 b-c4 B-3X4 (3X4 blank); v. 2, [A]4 B-3U4; v. 3, [A]4 B-3Y4; v. 4, [A]4 B-3S4; v. 5, [A]4 B-3Q4; v. 6, [A]4 B-3L4.
Vol. 1: xxiii, [1], 526, [2] p., [1] leaf of plates; v. 2: viii, 520 p., [1] leaf of plates; v. 3: [8], 536 p., [1] leaf of plates; v. 4: [8], 504 p., [1] leaf of plates; v. 5: vii, [1], 488 p., [1] leaf of plates; v. 6: [8], 293, [155] p., [1] leaf of plates.
Errors in paging: v. 2, p. 378 misnumbered 278; v. 3, p. 396 misnumbered 376; v. 4, p. 87, 342, 461, 473-480 and 484 misnumbered 69, 322, 361, 373-380 and 481; v. 5, p. 441 misnumbered 445; v. 6, p. 212 misnumbered 112.
Penn Provenance:
Samelson, Judy (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1795-1796
Cited in:
Evans 28867
Evans 30602
OCLC:
18301068
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