Life Pleasures 1892 Sir Lubbock gift book leather Love Wealth Time Art Pursuits
Life Pleasures 1892 Sir Lubbock gift book leather Love Wealth Time Art Pursuits Life Pleasures 1892 Sir Lubbock gift book leather Love Wealth Time Art Pursuits Life Pleasures 1892 Sir Lubbock gift book leather Love Wealth Time Art Pursuits Life Pleasures 1892 Sir Lubbock gift book leather Love Wealth Time Art Pursuits
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[Success in Life, Making the most of Life, Life Philosophy in Victorian England, late 19th century British cultural history, positive thinking].

The Pleasures of Life, Complete by the Right Hon. Sir John Lubbock, Bart. M.P.

Published 1892, Philadelphia, by Henry Altemus. 332 pages.

Attractive grained morocco 19th century 1/2 leather binding. Raised bands, gilt title, covers marbled paper. Marbled end papers top edge gilt. Photo-offset frontis portrait with tissue guard. Slightly deckled edges, fine typography and hand-made paper throughout.

Lovely and well produced late 19th century small pocket sized personal gift book.

A delightful small compilation of essays and speeches given by Sir John Lubbock, a leading Victorian banker and politician who was instrumental in establishing the science of Archaeology. As a member of Parliament, he introduced laws to protect Britain's archaeological heritage. This book offers a glimpse into his own personal history, and the values he held which to this day resonate with insight and inspirational reason.

A wonderful theme to form a collection of antiquarian books around.

Book is well preserved, overall clean, fresh and pleasing.

Book measures: 6 1/4" H X 4 1/2" W.

[V1732].