London: Edward Moxon, Dover Street, 1835. 1st edition. 2 volumes ([x], 527; [viii], 516 pp [including index]). Frontis in each volume. 8vo. 9" x 5-5/8". Modern black quarter-calf bindings with grey cloth boards; red spine labels. New eps. Bindings - Fine. Text - VG (usual light foxing/period poi on half-title page). Item #15703
Sir James Mackintosh was a Scottish jurist, Whig politician and Whig historian. His studies and sympathies embraced many interests. He was trained as a doctor and barrister, and worked also as a journalist, judge, administrator, professor, philosopher and politician.
His memoirs, edited by his son, "consist almost exclusively of extracts from Letters and Journals..."