MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS. VOLUME I and VOLUME II. 2 VOLUME SET.

By: Macaulay, Lord. (Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1800-1859.)

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457 pp, 440pp - 2 volume set, 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spines - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers, sepiatone frontispieces, decorated title pages. **No dustjackets or slipcases.** A collection of essays & reviews by the British author, historian & politician, Lord Macaulay. Contents: Volume I - Machiavelli; Southey's Colloquies; Mr. Robert Montgomery's Poems; Civil Disabilities of the Jews; Moore's Life of Lord Byron; Boswell's Life of Johnson; The Pilgrim's Progress with a Life of John Bunyan; War of the Succession in Spain; Lord Bacon. Volume II - Gladstone on Church and State; Ranke's History of the Popes; Leigh Hunt - Dramatists of the Restoration; Frederic the Great; Madame D'Arblay; The Life and Writings of Addison. Both volumes have slight fading to spine colour and minor edge wear. Volume I has a small bump to bottom corner of approx. pages 225 to end of book. Volume II has a corner crease on front pastedwon endpaper, small soft crease at fore-edge of pages 1 to 42, small soft crease at top corner of preliminary pages, light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block.