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Sketches of the History of Man
Printed for W. Strahan and W. Creech. Printed for W. Strahan and W. Creech. Second edition, ?considerably improved.? The first edition was in two quarto volumes, published in 1774.. Edges a little rubbed; very nice copy.. NCBEL II, 2066; Sabin 32702. 4 vols, 8vo, contemporary calf, red morocco labels, gilt rules and lettering. A wide ranging work on the arts, language, society, law, manners, the poor, government, science, war, theology, morality, etc., by the prolific Scottish writer and jurist Henry Home (1696-1782). In volume three is a substantial chapter on the American Indians. Home was an important figure in the Scottish Enlightenment. Contemporary ink signature on each paste-down.
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