New York / London: St. Martin's Press / Methuen & Co Ltd, (1972–1981). Mixed First Editions. Hardcover. Octavos. 16 x 24 cm. Occasionally illustrated in black & white. Vol. 1: The Ancient World, Orient and Mediterranean, 2000 B.C.–A.D. 1054; Vol. 2: Civilization of Europe, Sixth to Sixteenth Century; Vol. 3: The Modern West, Europe and the New World. Mixed set. Volume I and II were published by St. Martin's, Volume III was published by Methuen. Volume II is an ex-library copy from which the front free endpaper has been excised. Pages of volume III slightly wrinkled from water damage, but are perfectly legible and not discolored. Overall a very good set in original green cloth lettered in gilt within a red title field on the spine. All volumes are uniform despite the difference in publisher, excepting that the Methuen volume is slightly shorter. Item #26151
A nice, serviceable set.