Antique (1870) hardcover book Past and Present written by noted Scottish historian and lecturer Thomas Carlyle. Published by Harper & Brothers, New York, USA.
This hardcover book is complete at 234 pages | NO dust jacket (series was published without dust jackets).
About the author: Thomas Carlyle was a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, translator, historian, mathematician and educator and is considered one of the most important social commentators of his era. Carlyle gave many lectures during his lifetime and achieved high acclaim during the Victorian era.
About the title: Carlyle's Past and Present combines medieval history with the author's criticism of 19th-century British society.
Condition: Book is in VERY GOOD! antique condition with a sturdy spine that shows only MILD! stress in spots. There are NO! pages separating from the bind. Black covers bear embossed gold details. A person's name has been embossed onto the front cover. Covers show MILD! wear | rub to the corners and edges, slight rips to the cloth here and there and general marks and scuffs. Internal pages show MODERATE foxing | yellowing. All text is clear and legible. There are NO! ripped or torn pages to the book but there are one or two dog-eared corners. Book has a somewhat musty smell, no doubt from a long period of storage. This book contains no maps or illustrations.
All in all in wonderful antique condition and complete. A great addition to the home library.
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Approximate measurements: 8" x 5-1/4" | hardcover | complete at 234 pages | NO dust jacket
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