Here for sale is a fantastic antique set of Cassell's History of England. There are eight volumes and dated 1863. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin. The black and white illustrations are just wonderful. The covers are half leather bound and are harlequin set. Perfect to style in an interior, use or collect.


These books have been used and loved, they have scuffed corners and spines, foxing to pages and the blinding is loose. Shows signs of wear and tear as it is old and has been used, but only adds to its character. Great decorative item which would look fantastic in any home or business interior.

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20 cm width, 4 cm depth, 25 cm height

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Antique 1863 Cassell History of England 8 Volumes Harlequin Half Leather Bound