Thomas Babington Macaulay - Macaulay's history of England : 4 volume set
Volume I - 1890 - 601 pages
Volume II - 1890 - 595 pages
Volume III - 1890 - 548 pages
Volume IV - 1890 - 581 pages
- Published 1890
- Gilt lettering and monograms to spines
Condition : Good/fair
- Clean, bright contents
- Firm bindings
- Small age-related surface wear; otherwise all is fine
Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay of Rothley (1800-1859), a prominent English historian, Whig politician, orator, essayist and poet.
The History is considered the magnum opus of Macaulay and has always been praised for its literary style but is often criticized for being the embodiment of Whig interpretation of history.