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Antoine-Yves Goguet & Alexandre Conrad Fugere
The Origin of Laws, Arts, and Sciences, and Their Progress Among the Most Ancient Nations (3 volumes, complete)
Printed by Alex. Donaldson and John Reid for the Translator. Sold by A. Donaldson, 1761. Volume 1 From the Deluge to the Death of Jacob. 402 pp. One fold out chart and two fold out copper plate illustrations.Volume 2 From the Death of Jacob to the Establishment of Monarchy among Israelites. 424 pp. One fold out chart.Volume 3 From the Establishment of Monarchy among the Israelites, to their Return from Babylonish Captivity. 339 pp. One fold out chart and three fold out copper plate illustrations.Translated from French. This is very early, possibly first edition in English. Recently professionally rebound in quarter brown leather on brown cloth. Minor marginalia in light pencil throughout. Volumes one and two have ownership marks on the title pages. Volume one has a library stamp verso the title page which is the only library mark in the set. A pleasing and complete copy of an interesting set.
Bookseller: ShelleyAndSonBooks [Hendersonville, North Carolina, US]

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