Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers [2 vols]. Thomas De Quincey.
Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers [2 vols]

Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers [2 vols]

Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1853. Hard Cover. 2 volumes (4, [10], 280 p.; [6], 302 p.); 19 cm. Original brown ribbed publisher's cloth with gilt-stamped spine title; boards have blind-stamped center medallions and borders. Pale yellow endpapers. These are the 8th and 9th volumes in the publisher's series De Quincey's Writings. The series list on the verso of the half title page goes through these volumes. A 4-page publisher's catalog, dated Dec. 1852, is bound in between the front endpapers of vol. 1. Contents: v. 1. The Household Wreck -- The Spanish Nun -- Flight of a Tartar Tribe. v. 2. System of the Heavens as Revealed by Lord Rosse's Telescopes -- Modern Superstition -- Coleridge and Opium-Eating -- Temperance Movement -- On War -- The Last Days of Immanuel Kant. In Very Good- Condition: covers are slightly rubbed and soiled; slight loss of cloth at heads of spines; tails of spines fraying; pages are clean and tight. Very Good -. Item #001941

Price: $75.00