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The Life of Friedrich Schiller, Comprehending an Examination of His Works by Thomas Carlyle - Hardcover - 1846 - from Madden Books and

The Life of Friedrich Schiller, Comprehending an Examination of His Works

by Thomas Carlyle

Condition: Very Good/No DJ

Half bound hard-grain morocco leather over Turkish Spot marbled paper on boards; five raised bands on spine; panels blind stamped with quatrefoils and gilt stamped with title; all edges reddish-brown sprinkled; rose-brown end papers. Clean covers and spine; very slightly rubbed at spine end corners and cover fore corners; board just exposed at front cover top fore corner; some scraping and scratches on marbled paper at cover centers; tightly bound; contemporary ink signature on title page; occasional foxing interior and several pages age darkened at fore edges; all leaves remain supple. From the 2nd London edition. 12mo, 280 pp.

  • Bookseller: Madden Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: M00476
  • Title: The Life of Friedrich Schiller, Comprehending an Examination of His Works
  • Author: Thomas Carlyle
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No DJ
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1846
  • Subjects: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary;


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