1771-72 Hermes, or, a Philosophical Inquiry Concerning Universal Grammer Three Treatises
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Early Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding
Two volumes of the enlightening works of James Harris.
'Hermes', published in 1771, the third edition. Illustrated with a frontispiece.
ESTC citation number T146749.
This interesting volume explores many different aspects of language and grammar, from tenses, verbs, definities, and more. Whilst discussing language Harris approaches the subject from a philosophical point of view.
Including an index and one leaf of adverts to the rear.
'Three Treatises', published in 1772, the third edition. Illustrated with a frontispiece.
ESTC citation number T146736.
Probing into the subjects of art, music, poetry, and happiness, these treatises during a period of enlightenment in England in the early Georgian era, pondering subjects that became increasingly important during this era.
'Hermes' is the author's best known work, but 'Three Treatises' was his first published work.
Including an index and one leaf of an errata.
In a full calf binding. Externally, smart. Spines are a little discoloured. Minor marks to the boards and spines. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spines and to the extremities. Joints of 'Treatises' are starting but firm, 'Hermes' with cracks to the head of the joints. Light rubbing to the boards. A small amount of loss to the head of the front board of 'Hermes'. Joints are a little faded. Hinges are starting but firm. Stamp to the recto of the front endpapers. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age toned and clean.
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