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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects. In two volumes. Vol. I. Containing Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary [Vol. II. Containing An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding. A Dissertation on the Passions. An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals; And, The Natural History of Religion]. A new edition. To which are added, Dialoguees concerning Natural Religion.
London: For T. Cadell, C. Elliot, T. kay, and Co. in the Strand, London; and C. Elliot, Edinburgh, 1788 - 2 volumes, octavo (212 x 124 mm). Contemporary sprinkled calf, red and black labels, spines ruled gilt. Upper joint of volume two cracked but firm. Generally clean and fresh, an attractive set. Parisian book seller's ticket to the front pastedown of volume one. The definitive octavo edition of the collection that had its origin in the cheap, four-volume duodecimo edition of Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects assembled by Hume's publisher, Andrew Millar, first published in 1753, in which the Philosophical Essays and the Enquiry Concerning Morals were placed between the Essays, Moral and Political and the Political Discourses. In this edition the Dialogues concerning Natural Religion are added for the first time. Jessop, p. 7.
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