History of the United Netherlands, Volume IV - John Lothrop Motley 1869 Harper & Brothers vintage HB

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Condition: Acceptable: Signs of wear and consistent use. Marbled colors on page sides and ends. Beautiful marbled design inside front and back endpapers/ Leather on spine and corners. Edgewear and spine and corners show moderate wear. Ex libre label inside front cover. Deep crack along top front board where it attaches to spine but book is still intact and firmly bound. Cracking along inside front hinge. See images for the condition of this book. Artwork of the Prince of Maurice of Orange-Nassau as frontispiece. Amazing historical collectors find. RARE!

Blurb: A FULL VIEW OF THE ENGLISH-DUTCH STRUGGLE AGAINST SPAIN, AND THE ORIGIN AND DESTRUCTION OF THE SPANISH ARMADA. MOTLEY WAS A MEMBER OF THE INSTITUTE OF FRANCE, AUTHOR OF "THE RISE OF THE DUTCH REPUBLIC." STARTS WITH CHAPTER XXXVIII MILITARY EVENTS- AGRESSIVE MOVEMENT OF THE NETHERLANDERS & ENDS WITH CHAPTERS LII AND LIII RELIGIOUS PEACE, PROSPECTS OF FUTURE AND CONCLUSION.