Title: On the Choice of Books. The Inaugural Address of Thomas Carlyle, Lord Rector of the University of Edinburgh. Reprinted from "The Times," With Additional Articles, a Memoir of the Author, and Two Portraits, 1866
Author: Thomas Carlyle
Publisher: London, John Camden Hotten
Condition: Very Good
A first book edition of Thomas Carlyle’s inaugural address at Edinburgh University on April 2, 1866, when he was being installed as rector of the university, which was originally published in the London Times.
This volume bears the bookplate for one Philip Gosse. This volume has been finely bound in full leather, with gilt tooling to the spine.
One finely bound volume in octavo, 96+12
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with minimal rubbing to the binding. There is virtually no foxing or staining throughout.