On Scotland and the Scotch Intellect, Buckle, Henry Thomas

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On Scotland and the Scotch Intellect, Buckle, Henry Thomas. Published by The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 1970. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½” tall., 414pp. with notes and index. Edited and with an introduction by H.J. Hanham. Quarter red over blue cloth, gilt titles front and spine. Attractive bookplate to free endpaper and otherwise volume in fine, unread condition; housed in a fine, unclipped jacket protected in mylar sleeve.

A survey of Scottish intellectual history from the fourteenth through the eighteenth centuries. Henry Thomas Buckle (1821-1862) was an English historian and the author of a massive an uncompleted History of Civilization. The volume On Scotland and the Scottish Intellect was published in 1970. It consists of the introductory matter from Volume 1 of the First Edition of the author’s History of Civilization in England (London, 1857), and the Scottish sections of the first and only edition of Volume 2 (London, 1861) plus his “Analytical table of contents.