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THE LIFE OF FRIEDRICH SCHILLER. COMPREHENDING AN EXAMINATION OF HIS WORKS

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THE LIFE OF FRIEDRICH SCHILLER. COMPREHENDING AN EXAMINATION OF HIS WORKS

by [Carlyle, Thomas]

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London: Taylor & Hessey, 1825. viii,352pp. Large octavo. Portrait. Dark green pebbled cloth, printed spine label (similar to Tarr's binding 'b'). Moderate foxing to endsheets, prelims, portrait and terminal leaves, label a bit worn but legible, otherwise a very good copy. First edition of Carlyle's first substantial original book publication, somewhat revised and expanded from its first appearance in the LONDON MAGAZINE. Only one thousand copies were printed. DYER, p.244. NCBEL III.1249. TARR A3.I.

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Title
THE LIFE OF FRIEDRICH SCHILLER. COMPREHENDING AN EXAMINATION OF HIS WORKS
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[Carlyle, Thomas]
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Taylor & Hessey
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Date published
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