Life and Correspondence of Richard Whately, D.D. Longmans Green, London, 1866. First edition. Two volumes. Pp (1) xi, 491; (2) x, 480. Frontispiece portraits to each volume. Original cloth, title in gilt to spines, spines sunned, otherwise a very good set. Richard Whately (1787-1863) English rhetorician, logician, economist, academic and theologian who also served as a reforming Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin. In 1831 Whately attempted to establish a national and non-sectarian system of education in Ireland, on the basis of common instruction for Protestants and Catholics alike in literary and moral subjects, religious instruction being taken apart.