London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1893. First edition. Original Cloth. First Edition. Two volumes. 8vo. Green Cloth, gilt titles, edges lightly rubbed, uncut and unopened. Collation: Vol. 1- xxvii [1, errata] 376 pp.; Vol. 2- xi  377-920 pp. Minor wear to binding, mainlin along edges and corners. Internal condition is very good, partially uncut. Very good copy of this work. Very Good. Item #0000238
Howorth's views were subject to considerable discussion and debate. Provenance: On front paste down is book plate of Mathew White, Viscount Ridley, 2nd Baron Wensleydale. There is ink presentation & "With thanks Sir M.W. Ridley 2nd B T(sic) from his old friend the author. June (sic) 1900."