Works.London: Chapman and Hall, 1885-88 Stock Code: 131171
A handsome setThe Ashburton Edition. A handsome set of Carlyle's collected writings, incorporating all the major works, and his miscellaneous essays.
17 volumes, octavo (221 x 146 mm). Early 20th-century green half morocco, spines lettered in gilt, marbled edges and endpapers, top edges gilt.
With 10 portrait frontispieces, 27 plates, and 6 folding maps.
With the bookplates of Newell Clark Gilbert (1880-1953), professor of Medicine at Northwestern University and founder of the Chicago Heart Association. Spines lightly sunned, some half-titles a little toned, frontispiece of vol. X loose. A very good set.
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