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Ex-Library; 472 pages; Good/No Jacket. Ex-Library with stamps, pocket, name plates, Name, address on front fly-leaf, spine pen. Gilt top edge. Outside page edges age tanned. Just a bit of shelf rub at corner tips. Solid binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. The extraordinary range of interest and learning of James Anthony Froude, the famous Victorian historian, is revealed in this collection of essays. The studies are wide-ranging in time and topic; remote problems in biblical history, ideals of medieval Europe, the accomplishmments of sixteenth-century seamen, and questions of his own day are all subject to his scrutiny.