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Essay on Civil Government. In Two Parts: Part I. An Enquiry into the Ends of Government, and the Means of Attaining them. Part II. On t

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1091
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Essay on Civil Government. In Two Parts: Part I. An Enquiry into the Ends of Government, and the Means of Attaining them. Part II. On the Government and Commerce of England. London: for R. Willock, 1743. First and only edition of this anonymous title, octavo, half-title present, bound in full contemporary speckled calf, boards ruled in gilt, rebacked (rebacking rubbed, somewhat worn), ink stain to fore edge in one section, a signature or two with some discoloration, contemporary engraved armorial bookplate pasted inside front board, 8 x 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

[pi]2, A12, B-Z8, Aa6.


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London, United Kingdom, Book design, Bookplate, Gilt, Willock

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