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  • FIRST EDITION IN FULL CALF, EXTRA GILT
    The Philosophical Works of David Hume. by HUME, David
    HUME, David
    The Philosophical Works of David Hume.

    Edinburgh: Adam Black, William Tait and Charles Tait, 1826. 4 volume set, 8 1/2 inches tall. A splendid set in full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels, extra gilt panels and a single fillet framing the boards. Slight rubbing and a degree of scuffing to the boards. Portrait. A handsome set of the first edition of these collected works. From the library of Charles William Vane (formerly Stewart), third Marquess of Londonderry. Vane served with distinction throughout the Peninsula War. His dashing and dandified portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence is at the National Portrait Gallery. He amassed magnificent libraries in his various Country Houses.

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  • CELEBRATED EDITION IN GLORIOUS FULL MOROCCO
    Colloquia cum Notis Selectis Variorum. Addito Indice Novo by ERASMUS (Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus)
    ERASMUS (Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus)
    Colloquia cum Notis Selectis Variorum. Addito Indice Novo

    Delft et Leiden: Beman et Samuel Luchtmans, 1729. Full morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A glorious binding by Clarke & Bedford with gilt raised bands, superb gilt tooling around a pomegranate centre tool, dentelles quadruple gilt fillet framing the boards. All edges gilt over marble. Engraved frontispiece and title page. A superb copy of these dialogues on many and various subjects, hugely influential on Christian Humanists, by the greatest scholar of the northern Renaissance. In the original Latin.

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  • CLASSIC WORK IN MID-VICTORIAN FULL CALF
    The History of Philosophy. by LEWES, George Henry
    LEWES, George Henry
    The History of Philosophy.

    London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1871. 2 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A handsome mid-Victorian full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Double gilt fillets and a blind roll frame the gilt prize block on the boards. All edges gilt. The fourth edition, corrected and partly rewritten covers the History of philosophy from Thales to Comte.

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  • FINE COPY IN FULL GEORGIAN CALF
    Hermes or A Philosophical Inquiry Concerning Universal Grammar. by HARRIS, James
    HARRIS, James
    Hermes or A Philosophical Inquiry Concerning Universal Grammar.

    London: Wingrave, 1806. Full Calf, 8 1/2 inches tall. A most attractive Georgian binding with gilt bands, delicately tooled centre tooling and twin fillets and blind corner tools framing the boards. Frontispiece. With the bookplate of M. General Sir Charles Stewart of Wynyard Park. Some slight rubbing, nevertheless a most pleasing example of one of the most important and influential 18th century works on language. From the library of Charles William Vane (formerly Stewart), third Marquess of Londonderry. Vane served with distinction throughout the Peninsula War. His dashing and dandified portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence is at the National Portrait Gallery. He amassed magnificent libraries in his various Country Houses.

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  • HANDSOME COPY IN HALF CALF
    Memoir of Sir William Hamilton, Bart. Professor of Logic and Metaphysics in the University of Edinburgh. by VEITCH, John
    VEITCH, John
    Memoir of Sir William Hamilton, Bart. Professor of Logic and Metaphysics in the University of Edinburgh.

    Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1869. Half calf, 8.75 inches tall. A handsome copy of this memoir of this celebrated Scottish Metaphysician. Portrait. Half calf with gilt raised bands, label and gilt panels.

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