The Works of The Right Honourable Edmund Burke.
London: Rivington, 1801. 8 volumes, 8 1/2 inches tall. An attractive and delicate full speckled calf with wide gilt bands and a handsome gilt centre tool to the panels. The boards have a series of gilt fillets and corner tools creating a panel. Calf doublures. Blue speckled edges. Two further volumes were published several years later. Some rubbing but solid and with no splitting. The spines are bright but have faded somewhat. With the armorial bookplate of Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo. Edmund Burke was an 18th century Anglo-Irish statesman, economist, and philosopher of great influence.
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