Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1984.
First Edition. Hardcover. 9 1/4" X 6 1/4". ix, 497pp. Moderate wear to dust jacket, with bumping and small tears to extremities. Brown cloth over boards, with spine lettered in gilt. Mild edgewear to binding, with bumping to extremities. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A very presentable first printing of this selection of the letters of the statesman, philosopher, and grandfather of modern conservatism Edmund Burke, edited and with an introduction by Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr. Very good / good +. Item #5023