Britannia after the Romans; being an attempt to illustrated the religious and political revolutions of that privince in the fifth and succeeding centuries.

  • Herbert, Algernon
  • London: Henry G. Bohn 1836

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Description

2 vols., 4to, pp. x, lxxxi, [i], 222; viii, 158. Largely unopened in original green cloth, printed paper labels to spines. Some minor spotting. Boards a little discoloured, labels darkened and chipped, corners bumped. Small library stamp to title-pages, armorial bookplate of Robert George Wyndham Herbert of Ickleton to front pastedowns.

Notes

'Between 1826 and 1849 Herbert produced a variety of publications which were abstruse and often inconclusive' (ODNB), among them this historical study of post-Roman Britain. A family association copy: R.G.W. Herbert, the first Premier of Queensland, Australia, was the son of the author, Algernon Herbert.

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