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The Life of Friedrich Schiller, Thomas Carlyle, 1845


The Life of Friedrich Schiller: Comprehending An Examination of His Works. By Thomas Carlyle.

Published by Chapman and Hall, London, 1845. Second edition of Thomas Carlyle's book on the life of the German playwright, poet and philosopher.

A very good copy in tan morocco leather with raised bands and gilt title to spine. Cover with mild rubbing and bumping. Marbled endpapers with hinges intact and soundly bound. Text is lovely and clean throughout with feathered marbling to all edges of text block, mirroring the endpapers. 

Portrait frontispiece facing title, with facsimile signature. A handsome little volume.

viii + 296pp.


Approximately 190mm high x 118mm wide x 21mm deep.

Weight - approximately 342g.