Froude, James Anthony. Short Studies on Great Subjects (3 vols). London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1868-1877. Third Edition. 
Three volumes in teal blindstamped publisher's cloth, 9 x 6 inches, some edge & end wear, all three volumes with fine joints, tight. iv., 440; (vi), 487; (vi), 394 clean pp.; publisher's catalogue at the end of each volume. The front hinge of vol. ii. a tad wobbly. Good. Hardcover.
This is the first, second, and third series of this publication, in the third edition.
Essays historical, classical & theological, on the Reformation, Catholicism, the Bible, the Dissolution of the Monasteries, Homer, Lives of the Saints, Fables, Calvinism, Father Newman, England and Her Colonies, Progress, Scientific Method Applied to History, Annals of an English Abbey, Revival of Romanism, Party Politics, Leaves from a South African Journal, &c.