The Life Of Edward Bulwer, First Lord Of Lytton [Two Volumes]
by Lytton, Earl of
Macmillan and Co.. Hardcover. London, 1913. 8vo, red cloth, 563 + 576 pp. A standard biography of Bulwer, written by his grandson. A particularly well-preserved set. Bookplates to front pastedown else about fine with minimal signs of wear. Excellent condition overall. "To the end Bulwer remained a bundle of contradictions: at once hugely ambitious and painfully shy, generous of spirit but haughty in manner, profoundly intellectual yet regularly dismissed as superficial. Though craving recognition, he hid behind a protective mask of lofty self-assurance and aristocratic superiority which provoked exactly the opposite response...G. K. Chesterton... remarked that, quite simply, ?you could not have the Victorian Age without him.?" - Oxford DNB . Very Good. 1913. First Edition. (Inventory #: SET3111)
You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.