By James Harris
London   H. Woodfall
8" by 5" [7], 4-357pp
Three intellectual treatises written by James Harris, illuminating important artistic subjects during the Enlightenment, the first edition of this work.
By James Harris

1744 Three Treatises. The First Concerning Art. The Second Concerning Music, Painting, and Poetry. The Third Concerning Happiness.

London   H. Woodfall
8" by 5" [7], 4-357pp
Three intellectual treatises written by James Harris, illuminating important artistic subjects during the Enlightenment, the first edition of this work.
£425.00
: 0.75kgs / : 750P6

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First Edition, Leather Binding, Rebound

The first edition of this work.

ESTC citation number T70375.

Rebound in a modern quarter calf binding with marbled paper to the boards.

Three treatises by James Harris, probing into the subjects of art, music, poetry, and happiness.

Written during a period of enlightenment in England in the early Georgian era, pondering subjects that became increasingly important during this era.

James Harris was an English politician and grammarian, best known for his philosophical work 'Hermes'. These treatises were his first major publication.

Condition

Rebound in a quarter calf binding with marbled paper to the boards with new endpapers. Externally, fine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and generally clean with a few odd spots.

Near Fine

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