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PLUS ULTRA: or, the Progress and Advancement of Knowledge Since the Days of Aristotle. In an Account of some of the most Remarkable Late Improvements of Practical, Useful Learning: To Encourage Philosophical Endeavours. Occasioned By a Conference with one of the Notional Way.
London: Printed for James Collins at the Kings-Head in Westminster-Hall 1668 - 1st Ed. Sm. 8vo. Imprimatur leaf + t.p. + [xxxii]pp. + 149pp. + [vii]. Dec. devices. Mainly marginal browning, with light fraying and minor loss to first and last few leaves, handsomely if simply bound for Bernard Quaritch by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in gilt lettered morocco backed cloth. ESTC R14223 ‘With two final contents leaves, followed by a leaf of advertisement. Running title reads: Modern improvements of useful knowledge. Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), G820.’Joseph Glanvill (1636-1680). The first of Glanvill’s two major works ‘. Conceived as a supplement to Thomas Sprat's History of the Royal Society (1667), Plus Ultra, an early attempt at a history of science, praised the new philosophy of the Royal Society as the most productive yet found .’ ODNB. US$578 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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