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BAYLE, Pierre.
An Historical and Critical Dictionary. Translated into English, with many Additions and Corrections, made by the Author himself, that are not in the French Editions.
London: printed for C. Harper, D. Brown, J. Tonson, A. and J. Churchill, T. Horne, T. Goodwin, R. Knaplock, J. Taylor, A. Bell, , 1710. London: printed for C. Harper, D. Brown, J. Tonson, A. and J. Churchill, T. Horne, T. Goodwin, R. Knaplock, J. Taylor, A. Bell, B. Tooke, D. Midwinter, B. Lintott and W. Lewis,, 1710. Translated into English, with many Additions and Corrections, made by the Author himself, that are not in the French Editions. 4 volumes, folio (365 x 230 mm). Contemporary panelled speckled calf, rebacked with new endpapers, red and black twin morocco labels to spines, red speckled edges. Bookseller's ticket removed from rear endpaper of first three volumes and present in the fourth; early notations to verso of half-title of vol. I. Imprimatur leaf tipped-in at front of vol. I. Rubbed, light wear to calf in places, a few minor paper repairs and other minor chips and short closed tears, a few chips not affecting text to last couple of leaves of vol. I, substantial paper repair to final 2 leaves of vol. III disrupting text though without loss, a few minor interior blemishes and a few leaves toned, soiling to p. 3099. Overall however the contents are generally clean and crisp; a very good copy. First edition in English, following the first and second editions in French published in 1697 and 1702 respectively. "For over half a century, until the publication of the Encyclopédie, Bayle's Dictionnaire dominated enlightened thinking in every part of Europe" (PMM). French Protestant Pierre Bayle (1647-1706) wrote his Dictionnaire while in self-imposed exile in Rotte … [Click Below for Full Description]
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