The Sacred History of the World, attempted to be philosophically considered, in a series of letters to a son. Eighth edition. [3 volumes].
by TURNER, Sharon (1768-1847).
London:: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848., 1848. 3 volumes. Small 8vo. xvi, 520; xiv, 516; xii, 584 pp. Original full gilt-stamped tan calf; upper joint vol. I reattached, spine ands and corners mended, roughly colored. Good. Turner was an English historian, and a close friend of Benjamin D'Israeli's father, Isaac D'Israeli. Michael Crowe calls Turner a pioneer in the study of Anglo-Saxon history, and an advocate of the plurality of worlds, leaving open the possibility of extraterrestrial life. [Crowe, The Extraterrestrial Life Debate, 1750-1900].
(Inventory #: PW1756)
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