London: John Murray, 1849. Hard Cover. First Edition. Classic work of legal biography; the author was lord chancellor of England from 1859. Very good in three quarter leather with marbled paper covered boards and leather labels on spines. Both volumes have been rebacked using the original spines, boards, and endpages. The leather is chipped and worn and the boards are rubbed. Ex-library markings. There are a few small chips to edges of several pages; text is not effected. Short closed tear to title page of volume one. Light browning to margins. Tight bindings. English History. This set may require an extra shipping fee. ENGHIS/6182. Very Good.