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Samuel Butler, A Memoir, Volumes 1 and II

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Samuel Butler (4 December 1835 – 18 June 1902) was the iconoclastic English author of the Utopian satirical novel Erewhon (1872) and the semi-autobiographical Bildungsroman The Way of All Flesh, published posthumously in 1903. Both have remained in print ever since. In other studies he examined Christian orthodoxy, evolutionary thought, and Italian art, and made prose translations of the Iliad and Odyssey that are still consulted today. He was also an artist.

Two volumes by Henry Festing Jones
Volume I covers his life to 1885, and Volume II covers 1885 to 1916

Good condition. There is yellowing and foxing to pages, but the binding is intact.
The hardback cover of Volume I is very shelf worn, and the hardback cover of Volume II is in slightly better condition.
Name of previous owner dated 1921 is on free endpaper of both books.

Item details

Author(s):
Jones, H.F.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Dimensions:
9" by 6"
Edition:
1919
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
MacMillan and Co Ltd
Title:
Samuel Butler, A Memoir, Volumes 1 and II

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Samuel Butler (4 December 1835 – 18 June 1902) was the iconoclastic English author of the Utopian satirical novel Erewhon (1872) and the semi-autobiographical Bildungsroman The Way of All Flesh, published posthumously in 1903. Both have remained in print ever since. In other studies he examined Christian orthodoxy, evolutionary thought, and Italian art, and made prose translations of the Iliad and Odyssey that are still consulted today. He was also an artist.

Two volumes by Henry Festing Jones
Volume I covers his life to 1885, and Volume II covers 1885 to 1916

Good condition. There is yellowing and foxing to pages, but the binding is intact.
The hardback cover of Volume I is very shelf worn, and the hardback cover of Volume II is in slightly better condition.
Name of previous owner dated 1921 is on free endpaper of both books.

Author(s):
Jones, H.F.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Dimensions:
9" by 6"
Edition:
1919
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
MacMillan and Co Ltd
Title:
Samuel Butler, A Memoir, Volumes 1 and II

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