Publisher: Boston: Phillips, Sampson, 1857.
Edition: First American Edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 16362 (Prescott).
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; very nice set.
Book ID: 23889
Description3 vols, 8vo, contemporary brown quarter calf, marbled paper boards and matching endpapers, gilt decorations and lettering. Frontis portrait.
Comments¶ William Robertson's History of Charles the Fifth, with an afterward by William Hickling Prescott. From the library of Edith Wharton, with her Pavillon Colombe bookplate, designed by D. B. Updike, on the front paste-downs. ¶ Edith Wharton left her library to be divided between Wiliam Tyler and Kenneth Clark, in trust for his son Colin. The Colin Clark portion is now at The Mount, Edith Wharton's home in Lenox, Mass; the Tyler portion was destroyed in the bombing of London in 1940.