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SIX VOLUME SET OF BIOGRAPHICAL BOOKS ON FAMOUS "MEN OF LETTERS". 1879-1888
London: Macmillan & Co, 1888. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION FOR AGE. SEE FULL REPORT BELOW. FOR SALE SIX VOLUME SET OF BIOGRAPHICAL HARDBACK BOOKS ON FAMOUS "MEN OF LETTERS". 1879-1888 FROM THE "ENGLISH MEN OF LETTERS" SERIES. FROM THE COLLECTION OF: Q. M. FERGUSON. ENGLISH MEN OF LETTERS WAS A SERIES OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHIES WRITTEN BY LITERARY LEADING FIGURES OF THE DAY AND PUBLISHED BY MACMILLAN & CO, UNDER THE GENERAL EDITORSHIP OF JOHN MORLEY. THESE ARE AS FOLLOWS:- BOOK 1):- "SIR WALTER SCOTT" BY RICHARDS H. HUTTON (1881). "ROBERT BURNS" BY PRINCIPAL SHAIRP (1879). "COWPER BY GOLDWIN SMITH (1881). BOOK 2):- "BUNYAN" BY JAMES ANTHONY FROUDE (1888). "THACKERAY" BY ANTHONY TROLLOPE (1887). "WORDSWORTH" BY F. W. H. MYERS (1888). BOOK 3):- "BURKE" BY JOHN MORLEY (1880). "SHERIDAN" BY MRS. OLIPHANT (1883). "GOLDSMITH" BY WILLIAM BLACK (1883). BOOK 4):- "SAMUEL JOHNSON" BY LESLIE STEPHEN (1882). "SHELLEY" BY JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS (1881). "BYRON" BY JOHN NICHOL (1883). BOOK 5):- "MILTON" BY MARK PATTINSON, B. D. (1887). "MACAULAY" BY J. COTTER MORISON (1885). "HAWTHORNE" BY HENRY JAMES (1887). BOOK 6):- "HUME" BY PROFESSOR HUXLEY (1887). "DANIEL DEFOE" BY WILLIAM MINTO (1887). "GIBBON" BY JAMES COTTER MORISON, M.A. (1887). THE BOOK HAS RED BOARDS AND FINELY BOUND. THERE IS ALSO GOLD LETTERING TO THE TITLE AND NAMES AND THERE IS ALSO MARBLING-EFFECT TO THE PAGE EDGES.THE SET OF SIX BOOKS (FROM THE COLLECTION OF: Q. M. FERGUSON) ARE IN VERY GOOD ANTIQUE CONDITION WITH ONLY SLIGHT WEAR TO THE BINDING. SOME OF THE INNER BEGINNING AND END PAPERS HAVE SLIGHT FOXING. ALL OTHER PAGES ARE CL … [Click Below for Full Description]
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