FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. [ii], vii, [iii], iv, 164, 158, [2, ads], 331-353, , 8 (ads). Untrimmed in original blue paper boards backed in white paper, spine lettered in ink. Some light spotting. Binding soiled, joints cracking at ends, foot of spine defective.
An early work by Daniel Dewar (c.1787-1867), later Professor of Moral Philosophy at King's College and then Principal of Marischal College, as well as father-in-law of James Clerk Maxwell. Naturally it is unusual to find in the original boards.