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Lives of Men of Letters and Science, Who Flourished in the Time of George III. With Portraits, Engraved on Steel. Two Volumes.

BROUGHAM, Henry Peter [1st Baron Brougham and Vaux] (1778-1868).

Published by Henry Colburn, 1845-1847., London:, 1845
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8vo. xv, 516; xi, 516 pp. 14 engraved plates (including frontis.); some foxing. Half dark green morocco with marbled paper sides, elaborately decorated gilt spine with raised bands, t.e.g.; extremities worn, inner hinge a bit cracked (Vol. I only). Very good. Fine early biographies of these luminaries, most with an engraved portrait: Voltaire, Rousseau, Hume, Robertson, Black, Watt, Priestly, Cavendish, Davy, Simson; Samuel Johnson, Adam Smith, Lavoisier, Gibbon, Sir Joseph Banks, D'Alembert, with additional notes on Cavendish, Watt and Black. Bookseller Inventory # Z1117

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Title: Lives of Men of Letters and Science, Who ...

Publisher: Henry Colburn, 1845-1847., London:

Publication Date: 1845

Binding: Hardcover

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