Heroes, Hero-Worship and the Heroic in History

Carlyle, Thomas

Published by Thomas Y Crowell & Co, New York
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241pg. Index. 5x7.5in. Marbled decorated edges, paper over boards; 1-qtr burgundy leather, gilt dec. spine & titles. Six lectures. I. The Hero as Divinity. Odin. Paganism: Scandinavian Mythology; II. The Hero as Prophet. Mohammed: Islam; III. The Hero as Poet. Dante: Shakespeare; IV. The Hero as Priest. Luther; Reformation: Knox; Puritanism; V. The Hero as man of Letters. Johnson, Rousseau, Burns; VI. The Hero as King. Cromwell, Napoleon: Modern Revolutionism. Plus Summary. Very good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Inscribed neatly: "Merry Christmas to my dear sister May from Nena, 1892. " Label inside only library marking Spine ends, minor damage. Solid edition. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.0004552

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Title: Heroes, Hero-Worship and the Heroic in ...

Publisher: Thomas Y Crowell & Co, New York

Binding: 1/4 leather

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