Author: William Edward Hartpole Lecky
Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1896
First edition. From the library of Conservative Party politician and lawyer Augustus Frederick Warr with his bookplate and with an autograph letter from Lecky to Warr tipped in to volume 1. The letter on 38 Onslow Gardens headed paper is dated Feb 10 1898. “
8vo., 2 volumes in original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on spines. A very good set.
The Dictionary of National Biography calls Democracy and Liberty “a storehouse of admirable, if somewhat disjointed, reflection.”