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LOCKE, John.
Posthumous Works: Viz. I. Of the Conduct of the Understanding. II. An Examination of P. Malebranche's Opinion of Seeing all things in God. III. A Discourse of Miracles. IV. Part of a Fourth Letter for Toleration. V. Memoirs relating to the Life of Anthony first Earl of Shaftsbury. To which is added, VI. His New Method of a Common-Place Book, written originally in French, and now translated into English.
London: printed by W. B. for A. and J. Churchill, 1706. London: printed by W. B. for A. and J. Churchill,, 1706. Octavo (183 x 116 mm). 19th-century half calf and pebble grain cloth, spine ruled in gilt and in blind, black morocco label, marbled endpapers, sprinkled edges. One opening of the Common-place book printed in red and black. Printed book label of Mr G. P. Hubbuck to front pastedown, gift inscription dated 1913 to front free endpaper. Margins trimmed, pale damp-mark to upper margin of first few leaves, occasional pencil marginalia; a very good copy. First edition, edited by Locke's literary editors, Anthony Collins and Peter King. The collection prints for the first time, among other works, Locke's Conduct of the Understanding, his Discourse on Miracles, and part of the Fourth Letter for Toleration, which was not printed in its entirety until 1829. Attig 724; Yolton 299.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA/ ILAB. [London, United Kingdom]

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