An Abridgment of Mr. Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding.

LOCKE John.; WYNNE John. Editor (1737.)

£500.00 

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'The Fifth Edition Corrected'. 12mo. viii, [9]-379, [5] pp. Contemporary polished calf, spine with five single raised bands outlined in gilt, second panel lettered in gilt on red morocco label, the rest with simple gilt stamps (small blind stamp to title page, residue of removed label to rear pastedown, crude repair to head of front joint, notwithstanding a handsome copy). London, A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, [et al],

John Wynne's abridgement was authorised by Locke himself and designed to lighten the 'burden' on readers who struggled with the original of Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding. It was first published in 1696 and enjoyed enormous popularity during the eighteenth century.

Stock Code: 245696

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