Writings & Speeches of, The. [Beaconsfield Edition]: BURKE, Edmund Writings & Speeches of, The. [Beaconsfield Edition]: BURKE, Edmund Writings & Speeches of, The. [Beaconsfield Edition]: BURKE, Edmund Writings & Speeches of, The. [Beaconsfield Edition]: BURKE, Edmund

Writings & Speeches of, The. [Beaconsfield Edition]

BURKE, Edmund

Published by Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1901, 1901
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"The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil is for Good Men to do Nothing"BURKE, Edmund. The Writings & Speeches of. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1901. The Beaconsfield Edition. Limited to 1,000 numbered sets. Twelve octavo volumes (8 11/16 x 5 1/2 inches; 220 x 141 mm.). Engraved title-pages and gravure frontispieces and portraits. Contemporary three quarter green crushed levant morocco over marbled boards ruled in gilt. Spines with two raised bands, decorated in black and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled end-papers. Spines uniformly faded to olive green, otherwise a near fine and very attractive set.Edmund Burke (1729-1797), "Irish-born English statesman and author, known for his orations in the House of Commons. Burke was sympathetic toward the American colonies and the Irish Catholics and was a strong enemy of the French Revolution. Among his most famous speeches are On American Taxation [and] On Conciliation with the Colonies" (Benét's Reader's Encyclopedia). Bookseller Inventory # 03050

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Title: Writings & Speeches of, The. [Beaconsfield ...

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1901

Publication Date: 1901

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