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An Inquiry into the Original of our Ideas of Beauty and Virtue; In Two Treatises. I’ Concerning Beauty, Order, Harmony, Design. II. Concerning Moral Good and Evil.
London: Printed for J. and J. Knapton, J. Darby, A. Bettesworth, F. Fayram, J. Pemberton, J. Osborn and T. Longman, C. Rivington, F. Clay, J. Batley, and A. Ward, 1729. xxii, , 304 pages. Octavo. Contemporary panelled calf gilt, recently and finely re-backed. Binding a little worn at corners; else a very good copy.More details Price: £450.00
ESSAYS AND TREASTISES OF SEVERAL SUBJECTS. In Four Volumes. A New edition.
London: T. Cadell… A Kincaid and A Donaldson, at Edinburgh, 1770. Four volumes: iv, 329 [330 blank]; [iv], 376; [iv], 298; [iv], 371 [372 blank]. Octavo. Contemporary calf, gilt, recently expertly re-backed. Some staining to the titles and last leaves from the leather; some occasional marginal annotation; lacks one rear endpaper in one volume; ownership details to front endpapers; else a very good set.More details Price: £695.00
FREE-THINKING RIGHTLY STATED; Wherein a Discourse (Falsly So Called] is Fully Considered
London.George Strahan. 1713. [iv],1-131pp. Recent quarter calf gilt over marbled boards with vellum-tipped corners. Octavo. First edition. Some browning to pages. Else, a very good copy.An attack on Anthony Collins' book 'Free-Thinking' published the same year.More details Price: £400.00
MATHO: or, The Cosmotheoria Puerilis, A Dialogue in which the first Principles of Philosophy and Astronomy are accommodated to the Capacities of young persons, or such as have yet no Tincture of these Sciences. Hence the Principles of Natural Religion are deduced. In Two Volumes.
London: A. Millar J. Hodges, 1740. [xiv], , 2 - 432pp. [viii], , 2 - 395, pp. cat'. 2 volumes each bound in fairly recent two-tone paper-covered boards with paper labels. Octavo. First English edition. Some spotting here & there; some browning of paper; six digit acquisition stamps on versos of both titles; but no other evidence of being ex-library; else a very good set.More details Price: £125.00
Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for William Creech, and Archibald Constable, Edinburgh; T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand, John Murray, Fleet-street, and Constable, Hunter, Park, and Hunter, London, 1810. xii, lxxvi, 590, pages. Lacks half-title and the two pages of ad’s, but has the Errata slip tipped in. Rebound (twentieth century) in quarter morocco half marbled boards. 270 x 220 mm. First edition. Lower outer corners of first three leaves professionally strengthened; also the fore-edge of the last leaf; else a very good, clean copyMore details Price: £295.00
THOUGHTS ON BEING; suggested by meditation upon the infinite, the immaterial, and the eternal.
London.Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1850. xv, [i], , 2-301pp.+ 32pp. cat'. Original blind-stamped cloth gilt. First edition. Head of spine a little worn with a short tear [5mm]; else a very good copyMore details Price: £40.00
THREE TREATISES. The First Concerning Art. The Second Music, Painting, and Poetry. The Third Concerning Happiness. By J. H.
London: J. Nourse…, 1744. , 357 pages. Contemporary full calf, gilt; red label to spine. Octavo. First edition. Binding worn; spine cracked at upper & lower joints; head & heel with small loss; else a clean copy.More details Price: £150.00
TROIS DÉVOTS PAIENS. II. Porphyre, Lettre a Marcella. Traduit par A.-J. Festugière.
Paris: La Colombe, 1944. No 469 of a limited edition of 750 copies. Little rubbed; else very good.More details Price: £15.00
TROIS DÉVOTS PAIENS. III. Sallustius.. Des Dieux et du Monde. Traduit par A.-J. Festugière.
Paris: La Colombe, 1944. No 469 of a limited edition of 750 copies. Little rubbed on spine; else very good.More details Price: £15.00