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London: Jean Nourse, 1741. Rubricated title, copper engraved portrait of the author, 12mo, exquisitely bound by Ruban in full brown crushed morocco, ornately gilt spine, gilt covers, a.e.g. London: Jean Nourse, 1741. Fine. Neat contemporary handwriting in French on fly-leaf and on margins of frontispiece. Small name from 1754 near device on title page.
London: Cadell, EElliot, 1788. 2 volumes. 486 pages plus ads and 587 pages. Upper corner of margin on volume 1 eroded in margins, not effecting the text. 8vo, contemporary polished dark brown calf with red leather spine labels, rubbed. London: Printed for T. Cadell, C. Elliot, T. Kay, and Co., 1788. A New Edition. Internally clean and bright, a very good set.
Amsterdam: Schneider, 1759. BOUND WITH: Dissertations Sur les Passions Sur la Tragedie Sur La Regle du Gout. viii + 134pp. and 139pp., 12mo, full mottled leather, gilt-decorated spine; rubbed, with wear to spine ends and corners, early ownership signature page facing title page with some transfer to title page. Amsterdam: Chez J. H. Schneider, 1759. Internally, clean and tight, a very good copy.
New York: Appleton, 1878. Illustrated. 8vo, 3/4 tan calf, marbled boards, marbled edges, ornately gilt spine with red and green leather labels. New York: Appleton, 1878. Very good (+). A textbook which is a little masterpiece of its kind. Huxley never accepted without qualification the Darwinian principle. He thought "transmutation may take place without transition" and thereby anticipated the findings of modern research. He liberated the English anatomical school from the deductive method, and sounded the keynote of the social.....