FOUR DISSERTATIONS I: the Natural History of Religion, II: of the Passions, III: of Tragedy, IV: of the Standard of Taste

By: Hume, David

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Book condition is Good, bound in 1/2 leather with marbled boards. Green end papers, marbled page edges. Front and rear panel are attached by one string only. Owner bookplate inside front cover. Minimal foxing and smudging. Stain to last few pages. Text is unmarked. 240 printed pages, brief Errata at end of text. This copy comes from the 2nd state of the complicated first publication, a run of 800 copies. This copy lacks the dedication and half title pages which were present in the first issue, as well as the adjusted dedication which was later reinsterted in modified form. Textual corrections on pages 9 and 131 are present. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall

Title: FOUR DISSERTATIONS I: the Natural History of Religion, II: of the Passions, III: of Tragedy, IV: of the Standard of Taste

Author Name: Hume, David

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition; 2nd State

Publisher: London, Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand: 1757

Binding: Hardcover

Seller ID: 13616