Leather boards, spine with five raised bands tooled leather decorations with gilt. Boards with pebbled blue leather and outlines in gilt. All edges gilt. Marbled endpages. Bindings tight and square. Light wear to the corners and spine tips. Minor restoration to joints and corners. Foxing to preliminaries, text clean only a hint of toning. 7.5 inches tall, 414; 434 pages with index. A collection of essays printed in the Edinburgh Review between 1825 and 1842 by Thomas Babington Macaulay, on a variety of cultural and historical figures and events. Thomas Babington Macaulay was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history. He also held political office as Secretary at War between 1839 and 1841 and Paymaster-General between 1846 and 1848. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Critical and Historical Essays. Two Volumes ...
Publisher: Longmans, Green, and CO.,
Publication Date: 1868
Book Condition: Very Good
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