On the Choice of Books, with a new life of the author

Carlyle, Thomas

Published by Chatto and Windus., Piccadilly., 1881
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206 p. Brown cloth over boards w/ black stamped designs and titles. Gold spine titles. 5x7in. Index. 32 additional pages: Publisher 1883 List of Books. RARE in early original hardcover. Anthology of essays by 19th century British writer and educator: Biographical Introduction; Address to Students, Edinburgh University, 1866; The Moral Philosophy Chair in Edinburgh University; Farewell Letter to the Students; Bequest by Mr Carlyle. Very good. No dust jacket. Foxing to outside pages. Front board: paper cracked to gauze. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.Bk0030006104

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Title: On the Choice of Books, with a new life of ...

Publisher: Chatto and Windus., Piccadilly.

Publication Date: 1881

Binding: Hard cover

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