Posthumous Works of Mr. John Locke: Viz. I. Of the Conduct of the Understanding. II. An Examination of P. Malebranche's Opinion of Seeing all things in God. III. A Discourse of Miracles. IV. Part of a Fourth Letter for Toleration. V. Memoirs relating to the Life of Anthony first Earl of Shaftesbury. VI. His New Method of a Common-Place-Book, written originally in French, and now translated into English.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1706
Description: , 336 pages. 8vo, bound in contemporary full brown paneled brown calf with raised bands (light edgewear and joints neatly repaired; front endpaper mended at corner; charming contemporary inscription on verso of title page and a handful of pages with inked marginalia, otherwise clean). London: W. B. for A. and J. Churchill, 1706. First edition. A very good copy, sturdy and attractive.
Comments: First edition of Locke's Posthumous Works, published by his literary executors, and featuring the first publication of several essays: Of the Conduct of the Understanding, once planned as "the largest chapter of my Essay [on Humane Understanding]," and Discourse of Miracles, and his unfinished Fourth Letter on Toleration, and An Examination of P. Malebranche's Opinion. --Yolton 299; Pforzheimer 609; Attig 724.Edition: First
Condition: very good
Book ID: 247368