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WOODHOUSELEE, Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord (1747--1813)
Universal history, from the creation of the world to the beginning of the eighteenth century. By the late Hon. Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee, ... Six volumes. ...
London: John Murray, 1834.
6 vols ; 15.4 cm. (8º)
I: viii, 328 p.
II: vii, [1], 324 p.
III: vii, [1], 324 p.
IV: viii, 303, [1] p.
V: vii, [1], 336 p.
VI: vii, [1], 344 p.

Forms nos. XLI--XLVI of Murray's (later Tegg's) 'Family Library'. Index in vol. VI. According to the preface, signed 'W.F.T.' and dated January 1834, 'This work on Universal History comprehends the whole course of Lectures on that subject delivered by the Author, while Professor of Civil History and Greek and Roman Antiquities in the University of Edinburgh.' The author died before completing the work, an enlargement of his Elements of general history first published in 1801. The lectures were first delivered in 1782.

Copy Notes Volumes I, III and V have a bookseller's label on first pastedown reading 'Sold by T. & W. Boone'. Volumes II--VI unopened.

Binding Publisher's grey cloth with title printed on upper cover: 'The Family Library. No. ... Universal History From The Creation Of The World. By Alexander Fraser Tytler, ... '; and list of titles on lower cover; spine with printed series title 'Universal History. Vol. ... Family Library. No. ...'.

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