COCHRANE, R.(compiled & selected by):
Title The Treasury of Modern Biography. A Gallery of Literary Sketches of Eminent Men and Women of the Nineteenth Century.
Publisher Edinburgh. W. P. Nimmo 1885.
Seller ID 50209
Tall 8vo.Attractive blue full calf with elaborate gold decor. and 2 contrasting morocco labels on spine (prize-binding: The Leys School). Crest engraved in gold on fr. cover. Marbled endpapers & edges. Half-title vignette and frontispiece (showing portraits of W. Scott, D. Livingstone, T. Carlyle, Mary Somerville). 544 pp. Spine and extremities rubbed. Tiny bit of leather chipped off top side of spine. Inside vg.
Biographies/ Letters/ Diaries/ Company Histories/ etc. Biography, Fine Bindings, r. cochrane, cochrane, treasury of modern biography, modern biography, literary sketches, men and women of the nineteenth century, 19th., leather, fine binding, W.aler Scott, David Livingstone, Thomas Carlyle, Mary Somerville,