Used; Very Good. 14 Volume Set-Complete. No marks or writing observed in text. Bindings tight and square. Gently read. Green cloth boards....................Thomas Penson De Quincey was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater. Many scholars suggest that in publishing this work De Quincey inaugurated the tradition of addiction literature in the West...................................v 1. Autobiography from 1785 to 1803. --v. 2. Autobiography and literary reminiscences. --v. 3. London reminiscences, and Confessions of an opium-eater. --v. 4-5. Biographies and biographic sketches. --v. 6-7. Historical essays and researches. --v. 8. Speculative and theological essays. --v. 9. Political economy and politics. --v. 10-11. Literary theory and criticism. --v. 12. Tales and romances. --v. 13. Tales and prose phantasies. --v. 14. Miscellanea and index.
Near Fine with no dust jacket. Half-leather over marbled boards, spines in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt borders in the remainder, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. New and enlarged edition. B&W frontispieces in six volumes. The volumes consist of:  Autobiography from 1785 to 1803 (1 vol);  Autobiography and Literary Reminiscences (1 vol);  London Reminiscences and Confessions of an Opium-Eater (1 vol); [4-5] Biographies and Biographic Sketches (2 vols); [6-7] Historical Essays and Researches (2 vols);  Speculative and Theological Essays (1 vol);  Political Economy and Politics (1 vol); [10-11] Literary Theory and Criticism (2 vols);  Tales and Romances (1 vol);  Tales and Prose Phantasies (1 vol); and  Miscellaneous and Index (1 vol). The spines of some of the volumes are chipped, some with minor loss loss, at head and heel, otherwise tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. B&W frontispiece. 16mo 6"-7" tall.
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