Heroes and Hero Worship

Handsome smaller edition of Carlyle's classic examination of the hero in literature and life. Bound in three-quarter red leather with marbled boards, flower pattern endpapers, gilt decoration on spine and covers. Gilt top edge. Wear to edges, heavy in spots. Leather is chipped all along the spine, small chips missing at the top and bottom. Pages generally clean, former owner's decorative bookplate on front endpaper. No date listed, circa 1890s, early 1900s.


  • Heroes and Hero Worship
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • Thomas Y. Crowell