Stephen Leslie

Published by New York and London G.P.Putnam’s Sons and Duckworth & Co. 1898, 1898
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2 volumes. First Edition. 8vo, in a handsome contemporary binding of three-quarter tan calf over marbled boards, the spines nicely gilt decorated in panel designs with central gilt ornaments within compartments seperated by raised bands gilt tooled, contrasting dark green and sepia morocco lettering labels gilt, t.e.g., others uncut, marbled endleaves. (8), 267; (6), 284. A handsome, clean and well preserved copy, only light age mellowing to the bindings with only a little evidence of wear, this caused primarily by time. Internally very clean and sound. FIRST EDITION. One of the most significant biographical treatises of the period. The work includes chapters on National Biography, The Evolution of Editors, John Byrom, Johnsoniana, Gibbonís Autobiography, Arthur Young, Wordsworth, Matthew rnold, Jowett, Holmes, Tennyson and Pascal. Bookseller Inventory # 17935

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Publisher: New York and London G.P.Putnamís Sons and Duckworth & Co. 1898

Publication Date: 1898

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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