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The Works by  John Locke - Eighth edition & second quarto edition (after the 1768 Hollis Ed - 1777 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 261203)

The Works

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The Works

by Locke, John

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Full contemporary polished calf, red and green title labels. Joints neatly repaired. Unobtrusive labels on pastedowns. Front joi
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London: Printed for W. Strahan, J.F. and C. Rivington, L. Davis, W.Owen .., 1777. Eighth edition & second quarto edition (after the 1768 Hollis Edition). Engraved copperplate frontispiece portrait of Locke by Cipriani. Folding chart in vol. I. 4 vols. 4to. Full contemporary polished calf, red and green title labels. Joints neatly repaired. Unobtrusive labels on pastedowns. Front joint of vol. I tender. Handsome copy. Eighth edition & second quarto edition (after the 1768 Hollis Edition). Engraved copperplate frontispiece portrait of Locke by Cipriani. Folding chart in vol. I. 4 vols. 4to. "This edition of Locke's Works is generally considered the best" (Christophersen). Yolton 370; Christophersen, pp. 88-89

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Bookseller
James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
261203
Title
The Works
Author
Locke, John
Format/binding
Engraved copperplate frontispiece portrait of Locke by Cipriani. Folding chart in vol. I. 4 vols. 4to
Book condition
Used - Full contemporary polished calf, red and green title labels. Joints neatly repaired. Unobtrusive labels on pastedowns. Front joi
Quantity available
1
Edition
Eighth edition & second quarto edition (after the 1768 Hollis Ed
Publisher
Printed for W. Strahan, J.F. and C. Rivington, L. Davis, W.Owen ..
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1777
Keywords
John Locke

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James Cummins Bookseller

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About James Cummins Bookseller

Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the main store at 699 Madison Avenue (between 62nd and 63rd Streets) in New York City.Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (During July & August, until 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.)The Madison Avenue store is a seventh-floor oasis for book-lovers, a quiet and pleasantly furnished book room with a carefully chosen, expertly catalogued and broad-based selection of fine and rare books, autographs, manuscripts, and works of art. We have built notable private collections for American and international clients. Our stock is always changing, and our steady input from private buying and public auctions assures our clients of new surprises (and temptations!) at each visit. Our stock covers a wide range of collecting interests, with particular emphasis in the following fields: British and American Literature, Sporting Books, Private Press and Illustrated Books, 19th-Century Color Plate Books, Americana, Travel, Sets and Fine Bindings, History, and Authors' Manuscripts and Letters. Our catalogued inventory exceeds 50,000 titles, much of which can be searched on the internet. In addition, our New Jersey warehouse contains over 400,000 books in all subject areas. We might have the books you're looking for.

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