Book Description

Third edition. 2 vols., 12mo., pp.[viii], 359, [v]; [viii], 380, [vi]. With half-title to each vol., woodcut initials and headpieces. Vol.I leaf Q1 is errata, Q2 is blank, errata and privilege at end of vol.II. Vol.II with tiny scorch mark to pp.23-4 affecting a couple of letters, marginal closed tears neatly repaired to pp.209-12. Attractive contemporary calf, spines gilt with red morocco labels, all edges red, marbled endpapers. Spines a bit rubbed but very good. To each volume, armorial bookplate of F. Routy D.M. and modern bookplate of Peter Stewart Young of Tillingham to front paste-downs. Illegible name to vol. I, p.1, lower margin.
Dealer Notes
A stylishly-written treatise on 18th-century moral philosophy, widely read in its time.
Author [Le Maître de Claville:]
Date 1737
Publisher A Paris: chez Saugrain, Grande Salle du Palais, a la Providence.

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