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HELVÉTIUS, Claude Adrien (1715--1771)
De l'homme, de ses facultés intellectuelles et de son éducation. Ouvrage posthume de M. Helvétius. Tome premier (- second).
A Londres [i.e. The Hague?]: chez la Société typographique, 1775.
2 vols ; 16.3 cm. (12º)
I: xxxvi, 408 p.
II: 522 p.

The imprint is false; probably printed at The Hague. Originally published in 1773. Edited by Prince D.A. Golitsyn. First translated into English in 1777. Not in Weller. ESTC n444.

Copy Notes Bought from John Cumming for 7s. on 19 May 1802. (Spiers Box. Miscellaneous Booksellers). With Cumming's price in pencil with the note Scarce at the head of the vol. I half-title. A pencil list of page references on the first half-title highlighting references to Shakespeare Moliere and Genius and passages in the text are marked accordingly; a further page reference in the same hand facing the second half-title. Further bookseller's price and annotation in pencil in an English hand giving two lists ranking the five senses on the rear free-endpaper of vol. I.

Binding C18th mottled calf, blind-ruled borders, gilt-tooled spines with pineapple tool, red and black morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 3816


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