Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review

by Lord Macaulay

New Edition in Four Volumes 

London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1882. . New Edition in Four Volumes.

Marbled end papers and edges; inner gilt dentelles, full decorated filt edged tree calf; gilt ruled raised bands; decorated gilt compartments and gilt lettered contrasting leather title labels to spines.  P


Beautiful, Very Good Condition. Some wear spots around edges of boards visible on close inspection. 

Volume II: Slight denting to top of spine leather with loss of gilt edging. Also a white mark near bottom of spine (please see upclose photo). 

Volume IV: Slight denting to top of spine with loss of gilt edging. Four small spots on the front cover. (Please see photo No. 3 in this listing). 


All four volumes bindings are tight and represent well-cared for books that traveled through two-centuries to find their next owner. Might it be you? 


At 7" tall x ~4.75", these 1882 soft calf-skin leather books have a special feel in your hand and will make for a memorable and old-fashioned reading experience, as well as a bright and stunning display on the shelf. 

Macaulay's Essays (New Edition in Four Volumes)