Hume, David: Histoire de la maison de Stuart sur le trône d'Angleterre. 1-6.
A Londres 1766. 12mo. [iv] + iv + 392; + [iv] + iv + 420; + [iv] + iv + 466; + [iv] + iv + 372; + [iv] + viii + 504; + [iv] + iv + 456 pp.
Six volumes, contemporary half calf, spines gilt in compartments. Somewhat worn, two spines chipped at head, occasional spotting and a few marginal paper flaws.
A charming set with engraved bookplate in three volumes of Hedvig Ulrica De Geer af Leufsta (1752-1813), comprising the arms of both the De Geer and the Dohna families (her husband), as usual with handwritten initials ”H: U: D: G:”. Traces of a later bookplate with the name deleted.
French translation by Antoine François Prévost d'Exiles.
Hedvig Ulrica was one of the four daughters of entomologist Charles De Geer. See Biblis 83 (2018), pp. 50-5 for a paper on her Album amicorum, acquired by Uppsala University Library in 1999.
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