Book Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Cambridge, England: The Cambridge University Press, 1952.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Dr. S. H. Steinberg
A charming set of first editions/first printings in Near Fine condition in Good, edge-worn and chipped dust-wrappers. Containing more than 300 B & W illustrations selected by Dr. S. H. Steinberg. Vol. 1: About Fine/Good condition; book has been carefully read with very little visible wear; jacket has sunned spine, edgewear, several holes to spine, and significant chipping to spine head and upper rear with significant loss to rear. Vol. 2: About Fine/Good+ condition; book has been carefully read with very little visible wear; jacket has sunned spine, small crease to upper front, and chipping to upper spine and upper rear with significant loss to rear. Housed in an attractive pictorial slipcase in Good+ condition with edgewear and large split to top. Despite wear still a lovely set. Vol. 1: [i-iv] v-ix [x] xi-xxi [xxii], 1-643  pp. ; Vol. 2: [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xix [xx], 645-1202 [1203-4] pp;
Previté-Orton, one of the original editors of the eight volume Cambridge Medieval History, distills that monumental work into this handsome two volume set ; B & W Illustrations; 8vo.