Antiquarian book Harvard Classics Volume 28 Essays English and American. Includes essays y Huxley, Pepys, Thoreau, Thackeray and others. Published and printed in the USA by P.F. Collier & Son. Portrait of Thomas Huxley in frontispiece.
About the book: The dozen nineteenth-century authors anthologized in this volume include the great English prose artists Arnold and Ruskin and the American cultural heroes Thoreau and Lowell. Their subjects range from personal biographies on Milton, Swift and Lincoln to topical musings on education, philosophy and literature.
The specific essays contained in this volume are:
William Makepeace Thackeray
John Henry Newman
The Idea of a University
I. What Is a University?
II. Site of a University
III. University Life at Athens
The Study of Poetry
Sesame and Lilies
Lecture I.—Sesame: Of Kings’ Treasuries
Lecture II.—Lilies: Of Queens’ Gardens
John Milton (1859)
Thomas Henry Huxley
Science and Culture
Edward Augustus Freeman
Race and Language
Robert Louis Stevenson
Truth of Intercourse
William Ellery Channing
On the Elevation of the Laboring Classes
Edgar Allan Poe
The Poetic Principle
Henry David Thoreau
James Russell Lowell
Abraham Lincoln, 1864–1865
In VERY GOOD! condition with VERY LITTLE! wear or rub to the blood-red boards, gold-embossed spine and embossed cover. There are a blemishes and spots of discoloration to the back cover of the book from dampness. Internal pages show MODERATE! foxing with all text clear and legible, all illustrations bright and vivid. Book has a strong, sturdy spine and bind with NO! pages separating. Book contains NO! ripped, torn or missing pages, NO! margin notations and NO! dog-eared corners.
Approximate measurements: 9-1/2" x 7" | hardcover | complete | NO! dust jacket.
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