The Autobiography of Dr. Alexander Carlyle of Inveresk 1722-1805

Thoemmes Antiquarian Books Ltd., 1990. Cloth. Very light stain on spine. Previous owner's information on flyleaf. No dust jacket as issued. Bound in fine maroon cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. This is the 1990 reprint of the 1910 text. Carlyle was the leader of the Church of Scotland in the late 18th century and an eminent thinker and writer. This influential autobiography, which first gained fame in 1860, is a portrait of Scottish religious life during the Enlightenment, detailing Carlyle's friendships with Adam Smith, David Hume, and many others. Very good / very good. Item #420
ISBN: 1855060752

Price: $40.00