A really attractively bound set, and the only first edition set, of this important five volume biography of the life of the iconic abolitionist, William Wilberforce.
Wilberforce, Robert Isaac; and Samuel Wilberforce. The Life of William Wilberforce. In Five Volumes. London. John Murray. 1838. First Edition.
Bound in very attractive half morocco with raised bands and tooled compartments, marbled boards, and all edges very finely gilt in gold. Some rubbing and bumping to boards and corners, but very solid. Some scattered foxing, located largely as usual on prelims and engravings which are on a different paper.