2nd edition in same year as first. Long regarded as one of the great histories written in the 18th century, Robertson was a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment alongside luminaries such as Adam Smith and David Hume. Large and Heavy volumes (2.8 kilos). Extra postage will be required for orders outside UK – please enquire in advance A nice set. The two volumes are bound in contemporary worn calf, which is wearing at spine edges, with Volume one close to separating at hinge and with a couple of loose blank pages to Volume one. Internally binding is otherwise holding. No inscriptions other than a name and date (1796) in ink to front pastedown of volume one.