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BAYLE, Pierre.

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Description: 4 thick folio volumes. [34], 760; [26], 902; [18], 1084; [20], 1039pp with text printed in double columns. Rubricated titles with engraved vignettes in each. Illustrated with some copper engraved plates and other in-text woodcuts; decorative initials and head/tailpieces throughout. Folio, contemporary calf with ornate gilt-decorated spines (extensive and skillful repairs to joints and spine ends; light occasional foxing and toning to text block). La Haye: Chez P. Husson et al., 1727-31. First Edition. Despite the repairs, a solid, complete and attractive set

Comments: The standard edition of writings by the founder of 18th century rationalism. Not included here is his Dictionnaire historique. "Bayle undermined all the philosophical positions of the great seventeenth-century metaphysicians, and posed basic problems that Berkeley, Hume, Voltaire, and others were to use to establish other approaches and alternatives". -Encylopedia of Philosophy I 261; Brunet I 711; Graesse 314.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: French
Type: Books

Book ID: 170180

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