London: Chapman and Hall, 1867. First edition. Softcover. g to vg. Small octavo (7 1/2 x 5"). , 55, pp. Uncut. Original printed wrappers.Originally published in "Macmillan's Magazine" (Edinburgh, Vol. XVI, April 1867), "Shooting Niagara: And After?" was written after the passing of the Electoral Reform Act of 1867 in which Carlyle "reaffirmed his belief in wise leadership (and wise followership), his disbelief in democracy and his hatred of all workmanship - from brickmaking to diplomacy - that was not genuine" (See: D. J. Trella's "Carlyle's "Shooting Niagara": The Writing and Revising of an Article and Pamphlet," in "Victorian Periodicals Review," Number 25 (1992), pp. 30-34).Wrappers somewhat age-toned and slightly rubbed at head and tail of spine. Wrappers in overall good to good+, interior in very good condition.
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