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Author

Macaulay, Lord

Title

Miscellaneous Works (in 10 volumes)

Sub-Title

Publisher

 

Knickerbocker Press

Year

1898

City

New York

Edition

Scanned

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Cleaned

Deluxe

Whitehall Edition

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Description

This is the "Whitehall Edition" of Macaulay's works. There were only 1000 numbered sets of this work printed. The set we have is numbered aas 125.

On February 28, 2013 I conducted a WorldCat search for this "Whitehall Edition" and found only 2 libraries in the world had a copy of this edition.

Volume 1 contains essays on the following persons and/or subjects: Milton, Machiavelli, John Dryden, Hallam, and Mill on Government.

Volume 2 contains the following essays: Westminster Reviewer's Defence of Mill, Utilitarian Theory of Government, Southey'sColloquies, Mr. Robert Montgomery, Moore's Life of Lord Byron, Sadler's Law of Population, Southey's Bunyan, Civil Disabilities of the Jews, Sadler's Refutation Refuted, and Samuel Johnson.

Volume 3 contains the following essays: John Hamden, Burleigh and His Times, Mirabeau, War of the Succession in Spain, Horace Walpole, William Pitt: Earl of Chatham, and Sir James Mackintosh.

Volume 4 contains the following essays: Lord Bacon,  Sir William Temple, Gladstone on Church and State, and Von Ranke.

Volume 5 contains the following essays:Lord Clive, Leigh Hunt, Lord Holland, Warren Hastings, and Frederic the Great.

Volume 6 contains the following essays: Madame D'Arblay, The Life and Writings of Addison, Barere, and The Earl of Chatham.

Volume 7 contains the following biographies of Francis Atterbury, John Bunyan, Oliver Goldsmith, Samuel Johnson, and William Pitt. It also contains 2 essays on the Indian Penal Code.

Volume 8 contains the following contributions to Knights Quarterly Magazine: Fragments of a Roman Tale, On the Royal Society of Literature, Scenes From "Athenian Revels," Criticisms on the Principal Italian Writers: No. 1, Dante, No. 2, Petrarch, Some Account of the Great Lawsuit Between the Parishes  St. Dennis and St. George in the Water, A Conversation Between Mr. Abraham  Cowley and Mr. John Milton Touching the Civil War, On the Athenian Orators, A Prophetic Account of a Grand National Epic Poem, to be entitled "The Wellingtoniad, and to be Published in 2824, Of Mitford's History of Greece, Lays of Ancient Rome, and Miscellaneous Poems, Inscriptions, etc.

Volume 9 contains the following speeches: 6 speeches on Parliamentary Reform dated March 2, 1831, July 5, 1831, September 20, 1831, October 10, 1831, December 16, 1831. These speches are followed bya speech on Anatormy Bill (February 27, 1832), Parliamentary Reform (February 28, 1832), Repeal of the Union With Ireland (February 6, 1833), Jewish Disabilities (April 17, 1833), Government of India (July 10, 1833), Edinburgh Election (May 29, 1839), Confidence in the Ministry of Lord Melbourne (January 29, 1840), War with China (April 7, 1840), Copyright (February 5, 1841 and April 6, 1842), The People's Charter (May 3, 1842), The Gates of Somnauth (March 9, 1843) and The State of Ireland (February 19, 1844).

Volume 10 contains the following speeches: Dissenters' Chapels Bill (June 6, 1844), The Sugar Duties (February 26, 1845),  Maynooth (April 14, 18450, The Church of Ireland (April 23, 1845), Theological Tests in the Scotch Universities (July 9, 1845), Corn-Laws (December 2, 1845), The Ten-Hours Bill (May 22, 1846), The Literature of Britain (November 4, 1846), Education (April 19, 1847), Inaugural Speech at Glasgow College (March 21, 1849), Re-Election to Parliament (November 2, 1852), Exclusion of Judges From the House of Commons (June 1, 1853) and a cummulative Index to all 10 volumes.

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