Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Sir James Mackintosh

Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Sir James Mackintosh

MACKINTOSH, Sir James; MACINTOSH, Robert James (ed.)

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: E. L. Carey & A. Hart
  • Edition: Abridged American Edition
  • Date Published: 1835
  • Place Published: Philadelphia
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    2 vols.: iv, 13-201; 213 p. 18 cm. Half leather with marbled boards. Worn edges and corners. Spine labels chipped off. Bookplates on front pastedowns. Paper browning and vol. 1 has some small tears and rough edges at top edges. Vol. 2 has torn front pastedown. Labels, including one for a bookseller, on rear pastedowns. Mackintosh was a Scottish jurist, politician and historian. Remarkably, he was trained as a doctor and barrister, but also worked as a journalist, judge, administrator, professor, and philosopher. His account of his many careers is well worth reading.