SHORT ESSAYS.

(Hill Press).
  • Baltimore: The Hill Press, 1998.
  • large 8vo.
  • quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, paper cover and spine label.
  • (vi), 73+(1) pages.

Price: $250.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 58865

Printed in an edition limited to 125 numbered copies each signed by the printer Stephen Heaver. This is one of the one hundred copies bound in cloth and paper. Finely illustrated with nine wood engravings by Gaylord Schanilec, which were printed from the original blocks. A collection of provocative and philosophical essays from the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, written by Francis Bacon, Thomas Fuller, Jonathan Swift, Samuel Johnson, Thomas Paine, Charles Lamb, Henry David Thoreau, John Ruskin, and Thomas Henry Huxley.