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Fore-Edge Painting Of Piccadilly (In) A Philosophical Enquiry Into The Origin Of Our Ideas Of The Sublime And Beautiful. With An Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste, And Several Other Additions by  Edmund Burke - Hardcover - Later Edition  - 1823 - from Arroyo Seco Books (SKU: 034044)

Fore-Edge Painting Of Piccadilly (In) A Philosophical Enquiry Into The Origin Of Our Ideas Of The Sublime And Beautiful. With An Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste, And Several Other Additions

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Fore-Edge Painting Of Piccadilly (In) A Philosophical Enquiry Into The Origin Of Our Ideas Of The Sublime And Beautiful. With An Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste, And Several Other Additions

by Burke, Edmund

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London: Thomas Mclean, 1823. Later Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. 8 9/16" Tall. Fore-Edge Painting. Nineteenth Century Reprint Of The Second [1759] Edition Burke's Well-Known 1757 Essay Which Many Regard As The Beginning Of Romanticism. Xvi, 262 Pp + 1 Pp Ad At Rear (For The Works Of Burke). Contemporary Full Morocco, Spine With Five Compartments, Elaborate Gilt In Compartments, Elaborate Gilt Borders And Inner Blind Stamping On Borders, Gilt Turns, All Edges Gilt. With A Nice Fore-Edge Painting Of Piccadilly, With Street At Center, About 20 Great Houses On Sides And End Of Street, With Several Horses, Carts And Figures Of Men And Women. A Few Small Light Foxing Spots On Prelims. Piccadilly Is A Road In The City Of Westminster, London To The South Of Mayfair, Between Hyde Park Corner In The West And Piccadilly Circus In The East. At Just Under 1 Mile (1.6 Km) In Length, Piccadilly Is One Of The Widest And Straightest Streets In Central London. Piccadilly Has Been A Main Road Since At Least Medieval Times. Some Of The Most Notable Stately Homes In London Were Built On The Northern Side Of The Street, Including Clarendon House And Burlington House In 1664. Berkeley House, Constructed Around The Same Time As Clarendon House, Was Destroyed By A Fire In 1733 And Rebuilt As Devonshire House In 1737 By William Cavendish, 3Rd Duke Of Devonshire. It Was Later Used As The Main Headquarters For The Whig Party. Burlington House Has Since Been Home To Several Noted Societies, Including The Royal Academy Of Arts, The Geological Society Of London And The Royal Astronomical Society. Several Members Of The Rothschild Family Had Mansions At The Western End Of The Street. St James's Church Was Consecrated In 1684 And The Surrounding Area Became St James Parish. The Old White Horse Cellar, At No. 155, Was One Of The Most Famous Coaching Inns In England By The Late-18Th Century, By Which Time The Street Had Become A Favourable Location For Booksellers. The Bath Hotel Emerged Around 1790, And Walsingham House Was Built In 1887. Both The Bath And The Walsingham Were Purchased And Demolished When The Prestigious Ritz Hotel Was Built On The Site In 1906. Piccadilly Circus Station, At The East End Of The Street, Was Designed By Charles Holden And Built Between 1925-28.

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034044
Title
Fore-Edge Painting Of Piccadilly (In) A Philosophical Enquiry Into The Origin Of Our Ideas Of The Sublime And Beautiful. With An Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste, And Several Other Additions
Author
Burke, Edmund
Illustrator
Fore-Edge Painting
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
Later Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Thomas Mclean
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1823
Keywords
General
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Rare And Unusual Books; Literature: Eighteenth Century; Antiquarian Books and Leather-Bound Books;
Size
8 9/16" Tall

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