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London: A. Millar in the Strand, 1753. Leather, 5th edition revised and corrected from 1753 complete in four volumes. 5 raised bands on spine, (faded) gilt titles and volume numbers in compartments. Each volume presents some overall wear, with light age toning and some minor foxing - primarily confined to the prelims. Hinges are relatively sound, with… Read more
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NY: Peter Pauper Press, 1960. Hardcover, no stated date, likely 1960. Ex library with usual stamps and stickers, reinforced library binding on spine. Interior quite good. . Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by McPharlin, Paul. Ex-Library.
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The Spirit of Liberty or Junius's Loyal Address Being a Key to the English Cabinet or an Humble Dissertation.... 1770 Edition

by Junius Junior ; Allen, John

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1770
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Very Good
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England: Privately Printed, 1770. Full title reads: THE SPIRIT of LIBERTY:OR, Junlus's Loyal Address. being a KEY to the ENGLISH CABINET; or, An Humble Dissertation upon the Rights and Liberties of the ancient Britons. A political Tale upon the Characters of an arbitrary Ministry both in Church and State, the Unhappiness that flows therefrom to us and to our Children,… Read more
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Fontenelle's Diaglogues of the Dead in Three Parts

by De Fontenelle, Bernard Le Bouvier ( Bouyer )

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Published
1708
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Good
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First Edition
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London: Jacob Tonson Within Grays-Inn Gate , 1708. Hardcover, decorative calf binding, 6 compartments on spine delinated by raised bands, remnants of title in 2nd compartment. 1708 first edition of the John Hughes translation done prior to Dryden. Contains Dialogues of the Ancients, The Ancients with the Moderns and the Moderns, along with a reply to some remarks… Read more
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Edinburgh: W. Cheyne, 1752. John Spottiswoode, An Introduction to the Knowledge of the Stile of Writs, Simple and Compound, Made use of in Scotland containing directions for drawing Securities, in Cases which most commonly occur, with examples according to Best Modern Practice, 4th edition, 12mo., pp.10 p.l., 481 [26] index, contemporary sprinkled calf, Endinburgh, printed by W. Cheyne and sold… Read more
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Compendiosae Institutiones Theologicae Ad Usum Seminarii Pictaviensis... Tomus Sedundus ...

by Joannis-Claudii De La Poype De Vertrieu ; De Cassade, Joanne-Ludovico De La Marthonie

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Published
1778
Condition
Good
Edition
First Thus
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Episcopi & Cleri Typographi, 1778. Full leather, 659 pages, five chord bands on spine. Fairly heavy rubbing, shelf and edgewear, lettering on spine faded, some cracking of leather. Marbled endpapers. Interior is remarkably clean and tight. A very nice collector piece. Latin text, second volume.. First Thus. Leather. Good.
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Newburyport Boston: John Mycall, 1789. 3rd edtion in America, full calf. Boards are quite rubbed, edgeworn, lettering on spine completely faded and the remains of the raised bands are worn almost flush. Some foxing of interior pages, more prominent on endpapers as expected. Front hinge is starting, however remainder of book is clean and tight. . First Thus.… Read more
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AU$219.83
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Curious Thoughts on the History of Man ...

by Adams, Reverend John A.M.

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Published
1789
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Fair
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First Edition
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London: G. Kearsley, Johnson's Head, 1789. The complete title of this work is "Curious Thoughts on the History of Man ; chiefly abidged or selected from the Celebrated Works of Lord Kaimes, Lord Monboddo, Dr. Dunbar and the Immortal Montesquieu replete with Useful and Entertaining Instruction on a Variety of Important and Popular Subjects; viz. Population, Language, Manners, Property, Love,… Read more
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