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An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding. In Four Books. Written by John Locke, Gent. The Fifth Edition, with large Additions.
London: Printed for Awnsham and John Churchill; Samuel Manship 1706 - Folio, contemporary mottled calf, spine and cover corners expertly rebacked, with morocco spine label lettered in gilt; raised bands; covers ruled and decorated in blind; contents immaculate. Fifth edition and first posthumous edition, with new material, including extensive quotations from Locke’s writings and footnotes regarding Bishop Stillingfleet. Yolton 65. One of approximately 900 copies printed. Nidditch p. xxxii. Notwithstanding the fact that the fifth edition was not issued with a frontispiece portrait of Locke, laid into this copy is a frontispiece portrait ----- First published in 1689. Locke continued to work on the "Essay" after 1690. Four editions were published during his lifetime, and he left material for a revised fifth edition. All subsequent editions follow the text of the fifth, although some omit the footnotes. A superior copy Locke's most popular and enduring work [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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