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Book Description

'Translated from the Original French written by the Celebrated Monsieur Bayle Being A General Criticism upon Religion, the several Arts and Sciences, Trade, Commerce, etc. The Second Edition: In which are inserted the Passages omitted in the First Edition.'
Dealer Notes
Several contemporary ownership names on the original end papers and reverse of frontispiece. New end papers have edge staining from binding glue. Frontispiece rather fingered and soiled with small (1cm) tear to lower margin, neatly repaired. Rubricated title fingered and soiled. Title and following page with small (4mm) edge tear. A few pages with neat repairs to inner margins. 9 pages of publisher's adverts at the end.
Author (Tyssot de Patot, Simon)
Date 1743 (2nd edition)
Binding Rebound in leather boards. 17x11cms.
Publisher Printed for J. Watts, London
Illustrator G Van der Gucht
Condition Covers little scuffed and rubbed, spine faded. Contents foxed, fingered and age browned, corners of pages little bumped and creased. Lacks small piece (40x8mm) from margin of front free end paper.
Pages Front + x + 370pp + 5p index + 9p adverts.

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