Lives of Men of Letters and Science, in The Time of George III, Henry, Lord Brougham, Charles Knight and Co London, 1845, Steel Engravings


Two volume work with biographies and portraits engraved on steel, of important men who flourished in the time of George III. Published in 1845.

Includes portraits and biographies of Voltaire, Rousseau, Hume, Robertson, Black, Watt, Priestley, Cavendish, Davy, Simson, Johnson, Adam Smith, Lavoisier, Gibbon, Sir Joseph Banks and D'Alembert.

Fully bound in tan calf leather binding, with marbled endpapers and edges. One spine missing labels. Hinges worn. Pages unmarked.

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