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Letters Concerning Mind. To which is added, a sketch of universal arithmetic; comprehending the differential calculus, and the doctrine of fluxions.
Printed for John and James Rivington, in St. Paul's Church-Yard. 1750 / 1752 iv, 200, [2]pp errata. 8vo. Pp. 174-5 comprise a single folding leaf printed on recto only. 1750. First Edition. BOUND WITH: Remarks on Letters Concerning Mind. Printed for John and James Rivington, in St. Paul's Church-Yard. [2], ii, 90pp. 8vo. 1752. First Edition. 2 vols. in 1. Full contemporary sprinkled calf, double gilt ruled borders, gilt panelled spine, red morocco label; joints cracked at head, but very firm, some rubbing to gilt on spine. Early signature of M. Tozer of Derby & H.D. Forbes, some later pencil notes on a rear blank.ESTC T109697 & ESTC N23385. These works, published posthumously, 'were first written in Short-hand, and, being all transcribed from the original Characters, have since been corrected by a Gentleman [i.e. James Harris] highly esteemed by the Deceased, and well skilled in all Parts of Polite Learning, and Science which relates to Mind: They who are at all versed in this kind of Literature, will easily recognize, under this Character, the Author of a Book called Three Treatises'. (Preface.) The 'Letters' are recorded as having been read and annotated by S.T. Coleridge. (R.F. Brinkley. Coleridge on John Petvin and John Locke, 1949.)
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