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The Works of the Right Honourable

Edmund Burke

A New Edition

By Edmund Burke

1815 - 1826 - London - F C and J Rivington

8.5" by 5.5"; xxvii, 322pp; 434pp; 434pp; 444pp; 438pp; 376ppp; 419pp; 421pp, [3]; xxiv, 470pp; iv, 566pp; 485pp; 528pp; xvi, 520pp; 469pp; xii, 470pp;       465pp, [3]


 

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The complete works of Edmund Burke.

In sixteen volumes.

The new edition of this work published by F C and J Rivington.

Collated, complete.

Edmund Burke was an Irish statesman, author, political theorist and philosopher. He is remembered for his support of the American Revolutionaries, Catholic emancipation as well as the impeachment of Warren Hastings from the East India Company.

Burke became widely regarded as the philosophical founder of modern conservatism.

CONDITION

In uniform calf bindings with gilt stamping to spines. Externally, smart with areas of rubbing to the joints, extremities  and to the head and tail of spines. Some minor surface cracks and small loss to the front boards of volumes XV and XVI. Front hinge to volume VI is slightly strained but firm. Front hinge to volume XIII is strained but firm. Front hinge to volume XVI slightly strained but firm. Small loss to the tail of spine to volume V. Lacking second spine label to volumes I, II, V, VI, VII, VIII, XI, XV. Lacking parts of the second spine label to volumes IV, IX, X, XII and XIII. Lacking top spine label to volumes II, III, VI, VII, VIII. Spine label to volume I is lifting slightly. Small loss to top spine labels of volumes I, III, IX, XIII. Some slight bumping to the extremities. Lupton Bros Booksellers and Stationers label to the front pastedown of all volumes. Pencil notations to the contents of volume VIII. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with spotting to the first and last few pages and the odd scattered spots throughout. Overall: GOOD.


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