Complete series of 23 volumes dated 1879, many unread (uncut) pages, sturdy red bindings. Hundreds of engraved scenes and portraits of Kings, Princes and Nobles by artists J. Rogers and H. Lemon. Series is Entitled "The History of England: From the Text of Hume and Smollett; Continued to the Present time by Thomas Gaspey , ESQ". Published in 1870 by J& F. Tallis, London, Edinburgh & Dublin. All books are complete, no loose pages, several pages and covers show wear an stains due to age. No repairs made, original covers and bindings. Acquired from the now closed Fraser Institute Library in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Each book measures 8 X 11 1/2 inches, total weight 42 pounds. Books will be shipped in a waterproof and sturdy package.