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1889 - CARLYLE, Thomas. The Complete Works. London: Chapman and Hall, circa 1889. Thirty-seven volumes bound in eighteen. Small octavo, contemporary three-quarter polished tan calf gilt, raised bands, blue and red morocco spine labels, marbled boards, endpapers and edges. $3500.Handsomely bound “Shilling Edition” of the works of the great historian and satirist, with many folding maps and portraits.This collection of Thomas Carlyle’s writings covers his career from his histories to his critical essays to his biographical works. Known as much for his satire as for his incisive criticism of the industrial revolution, Carlyle made a name for himself during the 19th century as one of the most prominent authors writing from a conservative viewpoint. Carlyle was also a respected historian. His biography of Frederick the Great as well as his history of the French Revolution received praise on both sides of the Atlantic. The French Revolution appears in three volumes, along with five volumes of Cromwell’s Letters and Speeches, the ten-volume History of Frederick the Great, seven volumes of Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, and more, with each volume separately indexed and a general index in the final volume. Bookplates.About-fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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