The Works of William Robertson, D.D. To Which is Prefixed an Account of His Life


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William Robertson, D.D. Fellow of the Royal Society, and Principal of the University of Edinburgh, Historiographer to His Majesty for Scotland, and Member of the Royal Academy of History at Madrid. Robertson was a Scottish historian and Presbyterian minister. Robertson is regarded, along with David Hume and Edward Gibbon, as one of the most important British historians of the 18th century. Titles in this volume include the History of Scotland, A View of the Progress of Society in Europe, History of the Reign of Charles V, The History of America, and An Historical Disquisition concerning Ancient India. Indexed.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Frederick Westley and A.H. David
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1836
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    lviii, 1184, 30 p. 25 cm full leather binding with gilt on spine and trimming boards. Includes frontispiece portrait of Robertson. Portrait has some spotting. Leather has a few scuffs. Hinge crack at top of spine front. Mild stain to p. 1025. Remaining text pages clean and unmarked.

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