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Young, William
The Spirit of Athens, Being a Political and Philosophical Investigation of the History of that Republic
London: J. Robson, 1777. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. First edition. xv,196pp. Contemporary full calf. Spine in 6 compartments with raised bands; simple gilt rules separate the compartments. Red leather lettering label, gilt. Plain endpapers. Old, nearly invisible, repair to the spine; light wear to edges; else a near fine copy. Bookplate. Inscription on the front free endpaper reads: 'The Spirit of Athens / The Gifts of Sir Wm Young Bart / 1777 / Js. Payne' Whether the inscription is in the hand of the author or that of Mr Payne is unknown. ESTC T49760. Near fine. Item #16966. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Thorn Books (focloir) [Tucson, Arizona, US]
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