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1807 Memoirs Life Writings Lord Henry Home Of Kames Scotland
Edinburgh: 1807. Scarce first edition. Title: Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Honourable Henry Home of Kames, One of the Senators of the College of Justice, and One of the Lords Commissioners of Justiciary in Scotland: Containing the Sketches of the Progress of Literature and General Improvement in Scotland during the Greater Part of the Eighteenth Century Author: Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee, Henry Home, Lord Kames - Henry Home, Lord Kames was a Scottish advocate, judge, philosopher, writer and agricultural improver. A central figure of the Scottish Enlightenment, a founder member of the Philosophical Society of Edinburgh, and active in the Select Society, his protégés included James Boswell, David Hume and Adam Smith. Publisher: Printed for William Creech; and T. Cadell and W. Davies City: Edinburgh Year: 1807 Printing Information: First Edition Binding Style: Hardcover Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes Width: 9" Height: 11" Volume1-329, 103, 62 Volume 2- 253, specimens of writings, appendix 163 pages Condition / Notes: This antique set is bound in full brown leather with raised bands, gilt-lettered red leather labels and ruling to spines. The books show heavy external wear, with rubbing and scuffing to boards. The front hinges are cracked. Previous owners name. These volumes have green speckled edges. The endpapers display darkened edges. The pages exhibit occasional light Foxing but interior good for age. Exterior is fair condition / leather is chipping and rubbing. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author as pictured. Suppleme … [Click Below for Full Description]
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