WORKS AND LIFE UNIFORMLY BOUND IN SUPERB GEORGIAN FULL DICED CALF
BURKE, Edmond ~ The Works.
London: C. & J. Rivington, 1826
18 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. Comprising the Works of Edmund Burke, complete in 16 volumes and the Memoir of the Life and Character of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke, complete in 2 volumes. Uniformly bound in a superb full Georgian diced calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and wide gilt pallets and delicate blind tooling to the panels. Speckled pink edges. With the armorial bookplates of E. Wyatt Edgell of Milton Place. Burke was a hugely influential British statesman born in Dublin, author, orator, political theorist, and philosopher considered the father of modern conservatism. Praised by conservatives and liberals he was a great supporter of the American Revolution. In excellent condition, internally and externally.