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The Life of Monsieur Des Cartes (Descartes) Containing the History of his Philosophy and Works: As Also, The… by Baillet Adrien - Hardcover - First Edition - 1693 - from Pazzo Books (SKU: 041226)

The Life of Monsieur Des Cartes (Descartes) Containing the History of his Philosophy and Works: As Also, The Most Remarkable Things that Befell him During the Whole Course of his Life

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The Life of Monsieur Des Cartes (Descartes) Containing the History of his Philosophy and Works: As Also, The Most Remarkable Things that Befell him During the Whole Course of his Life

by Baillet Adrien

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London: R. Simpson, 1693. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Good Condition. The first English edition of Baillet's lasting biography of Descartes, published in two volumes in Paris in 1691 and abridged the following year. Later half leather, front board detached, old seminary library label to spine and embossed stamp to title, but no other marks. Added endpapers but original endpapers preserved and covered in notes in an early hand as is the verso of the title - signature to top of title page. Marginal tear to page 111 almost touching a gloss - probably trimmed when rebound but still with wide margins. Light occasional foxing and finger soiling, but generally bright and unmarked. 286pp with advertising leaf at rear. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Philosophy. Inventory No: 041226.

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Pazzo Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
041226
Title
The Life of Monsieur Des Cartes (Descartes) Containing the History of his Philosophy and Works: As Also, The Most Remarkable Things that Befell him During the Whole Course of his Life
Author
Baillet Adrien
Format/binding
Hardcover (Half Leather)
Book condition
Used - Good Condition
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
R. Simpson
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1693
Keywords
Biography & Autobiography; Philosophy. NOISBN
Bookseller catalogs
Biography & Autobiography; Philosophy;
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