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    A Beautiful Collection of Works by the
    Philosopher and Satirist, Thomas Carlyle

    Thomas Carlyle. The Works of Thomas Carlyle in Thirty Volumes. The Centenary Edition. London: Chapman and Hall Limited, 1897-1899. A complete set, including: Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh, The French Revolution: A History (Vols. I - III), Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeships and Travels (Vols. I - II), The Life of Friedrich Schiller, Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History, Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches (Vols. I - IV), Past and Present, The Life of John Sterling, History of Friedrich II of Prussia Called Frederick the Great (Vols. I - VIII), Latter Day Pamphlets, German Romance: Translations from the German (Vols. I - II), [and:] Critical and Miscellaneous Essays (Vols. I - V). Octavo. Uniformly bound in full leather with gilt titles and decoration on covers and spines. Raised bands on spines. Top edges of all volumes gilt. Tails and fore-edges untrimmed. Light rubbing and soiling on covers and spines, some with gilt affected and slightly scuffed; also, sunning on spines. Light browning and soiling along edges. Marbled endpapers have some offsetting from leather bindings. Frontis portraits in 28 volumes, of which 24 are not accompanied by tissue guards, thus causing offsetting onto title pages. Scattered foxing around top edges and gutters of pages. Textblocks are slightly over-opened in some places. Else, a near fine set. From the Pre-Raphaelite Collection of William E. Fredeman.

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