English Thought In The Nineteenth Century by D. C. David Churchill Somervell

English Thought In The Nineteenth Century by D. C. [David Churchill] Somervell lands on the |> SALE <| shelves in my shop.

Methuen & Co., 1950, Hardback in dust wrapper.

6th edition, 1st printing, [First Published: March 14th, 1929]

From the cover: This book may be regarded as a Companion to the study either of History or of Literature. The author divides the century into three periods of approximately equal length, and within those periods traces the development of schools of thought in the spheres of politics, economics, religion, science and art. Technical and specialized thought is, of course, beyond the range of the book. His aim is to give a general picture of the period in its intellectual and psychological aspects. Most of the great men of the period between Edmund Burke and Bernard Shaw come under review.

Good+ in Poor Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with loss at the head of the spine and top corners. Top edge of the text block spotted. Previous owners’ inscription to the first blank. Pages lightly age-tanned.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [X] 241 pages. Index. 7½” x 5″.

This book will be eventually reach my delightful website…(added to my Literature Criticism category.) but get 60% off buying from this very blog blog… Buy it now for just £2.60 + P&P! Of course, if you don’t like this one there are plenty more available here!


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