Friends in Council: A Series of Readings and Discourse Thereon
[HELPS, Sir Anthony]
The "Friends in Council" consists of dialogues on such subjects as truth, conformity, despair, recreation, greatness, fiction, the art of living with others, education, public improvements, reading, giving and taking criticism, improvement of living conditions for the rural poor, government, and slavery. Section on slavery is large and divided into sections, describing it as cruel, needless, unauthorized, mischievous to the master as well as the slave, etc.
Publisher: John W. Parker and Son
Edition: First Edition
Date Published: 1857
Place Published: London
Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 2 vols.: viii, 355; viii, 323 p. 17 cm. Half leather with marbled boards and gold impressing on spines. Speckled text block edges. Minor wear to extremities, a bit of rubbing to boards. Owner's inscription from 1859 on half titles in both volumes. Ink spatter on p. 128 vol. 2 affects legibility. Foxing to first and last pages.