Sketches of the History of Man. Considerably enlarged by the last additions and corrections of the author… to which is now added, a general index.

  • Kames, Henry Home, Lord
  • Glasgow: Printed by Thomas Duncan 1819

£150

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Description

3 vols., 12mo, pp. [vi], 349, [1]; [iv], 323, [1]; [vi], 349, [1]. Contemporary biscuit calf, boards bordered with blind rolls and gilt rules, spines divided by gilt rolls, lettered in gilt direct, marbled edges and endpapers. Some foxing and a few ink marks, one bifolium pulling loose. Extremities a little rubbed, some marks to boards. Printed bookplates of ‘Maurice G. Kidd, Writer to Her Majesty’s Signet’ to front pastedowns.

Notes

A later, scarcer Glasgow printing of Henry Home, Lord Kames' (1696-1782) work on natural history, first published in Edinburgh in 1774.

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