Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1890. Sterling Edition. Leather. Sterling edition, (ca.1890). 3 volume set, complete. A Near Fine set, in Fine Bindings. 8vos., illustrated with frontispieces. Fine Binding of half calf and gilt-veined marbled boards, all edges and end papers similarly marbled. All volumes bear the book plate and signature of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman, President of the New York Historical Society, 1903-1912. Some very light edge wear, mostly at the tips. (Please note, our inventory numbers 24825, 24826, 24827, 24828 are all identically bound and are part of the publisher's larger set. Near Fine. Item #24826
Carlyle is well-known for his "Great Man Theory" of history, and coined the term "The Dismal Science" for economics. **This set is part of the publisher's larger work, "Carlyle's Complete Works"