Publisher: London: Richard Bentley, 1868.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: NCBEL III, 917.
Condition: Edges slightly worn; spines a bit dull; very good set. Scarce.
Book ID: 27263
Description3 vols, 8vo, original dark purple cloth, gilt lettering.
CommentsThe collected essays and prose sketches of the famous novelist, in which is included a biography of Schiller, essays on Goldsmith, Lamb and the Romantics, Thomas Gray, Thomas Browne, the influence of love on literature and a series of introspective and interesting pieces entitled "Written in Maturity," which originally appeared in Blackwood's Magazine under the general title of "Caxtoniana."