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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to The Edinburgh Review

By Lord Macaulay

1891 - London - Longmans, Green, and Co.

9" by 5.5"; 585pp; 611pp; 667pp.

 
 
 
 


 

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A uncommon three volume set of essays by Lord Macaulay.

Comprising of works submitted to The Edinburgh Review during the Nineteenth Century, the diverse topics here range from literary criticism, exploring the likes of Lord Byron and Milton, and essays on political and historical matters such as "Civil Disablities of The Jews". In terms of his political viewpoints, Macaulay was noted for his somewhat inflammatory ideas, dividing, in his terms, the world into 'civilised' and 'barbaric', with the former aspect incapsulated by Britian and the idea of 'Britishness'.

 

CONDITION

Rebound in cloth binding with paper-covered boards. Externally very smart indeed, there is only some very minor shelfwear to extremities. Internally, the pages are firmly bound and are bright and clean throughout. There is some minor creasing to the pages, however, and small bookplate to pastedown. Overall: NEAR FINE.


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