Lot 1004: 3V Henry Mackenzie THE MIRROR A PERIODICAL PAPER 1781 Antique Scottish & English Bound Essay Compilation Society Beauty Pedantry India Colonialism
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Mirror. A Periodical Paper, Published at Edinburgh in the Years 1779 and 1780.
Author: Henry Mackenzie - Henry Mackenzie FRSE was a Scottish lawyer, novelist and writer. He was also known by the sobriquet "Addison of the North." Though largely remembered as an author his principal income came from his numerous legal roles, ending in (1804-1831) his post as Comptroller of Taxes for Scotland, a well-paid role which allowed him to indulge his interest in writing. MacKenzie was the editor and chief contributor to "The Mirror." (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: Printed for W. Creech; and W. Strahan, and T. Cadell
City: Edinburgh / London
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 3 Full Set: Yes
Pagination: 296 / 351 / 346 pages
Width: 4.25" Height: 7.25"
Condition / Notes: This antique set is bound in full leather with stamped gilt lettering/ornamentation on the spines and covers. The books show light external wear. The bindings are solid. The armorial bookplates of William Clark, Esq. are affixed to the front pastedowns. The pages show very mild age toning and occasional light marginal smudging/spotting.
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