London and New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930, 1932, 1933. Hardcover. 27.5 x 18 cm. Quarto. Originally published as "Kulturgeschichte der Neuzeit". Translated from the German by Charles Francis Atkinson. Mismatched set. Volume 1 is a first English edition bound in red cloth, published 1930. Volume 2 is a second American edition printed in 1933 bound in green cloth. Volume 3 is a second American edition also printed in 1933 bound in green cloth. All volume have heavy sun fading to the spine and tops of the boards. The cover of volume 2 is very faded as well. Very Good. Item #53403
Vol I comprises Book One - Renaissance and Reformation: from the Black Death to the Thiry Years' War. 353 pages + 7 page index. Vol II comprises Book Two: Baroque and Rococo: from the Thirty Years' War to the Seven years' War and Book Three - Enlightenment and Revolution: from the Seven Years' War to the Congress of Vienna. 457 pages plus 10 page index. Volume III comprises Book Four: Romanticism and Liberalism: from the Congress of Vienna to the Franco-German War, Book Five - Imperialism and Impressionism: from the Franco-German War to the World War, and Epilogue - The Collapse of Reality. 489 pages + 47 page index.