The Border Reivers (1896)

Bain, Joseph

The Border Papers. Calendar of Letters & Papers Relating to the Affairs of the Borders of England & Scotland Preserved in Her Majesty's Public Record Office London.

Date: 1896

First edn, 2 vols, H M General Register House, Edinburgh, 1894 & 1896. Large 8vo, vol I 1560-1594, xlv, 762p; vol II 1595-1603, xxvii, 960p. Worcester Public Library label on pastedowns & small label on spines, occasional small discrete stamps, browning to edges, inner hinges cracked but holding firm, sl wear else a good clean set in original blind-stamped blue cloth gilt. Fraser p392 'For anyone who wants to see the Border Reivers almost at first hand there can be no substitute for the Calendar of Border Papers, which contains the letters & reports of the English Wardens of the Marches in Elizabeth's time'. A scarce set.

£495

Offered by A G Cram