By Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmermann; J. B. Mercier
London   C. Dilly
9" by 5.5" [4], x, 420pp
Zimmermann's interesting monograph on solitude, a philosophical essay, illustrated with a frontispiece.
By Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmermann; J. B. Mercier

1797 Solitude Considered, With Respect to its Influence Upon the Mind and the Heart

London   C. Dilly
9" by 5.5" [4], x, 420pp
Zimmermann's interesting monograph on solitude, a philosophical essay, illustrated with a frontispiece.
£380.00
: 1kgs / : 894P10

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Illustrated, Leather Binding

An interesting study on solitude, discussing the advantages of solitude, and solitude's influence over the mind and heart.

In this reflective work, Zimmermann discusses the differences between solitude and loneliness, how one can exist without the other, and how it can affect a person's life.

Originally written in German by Swiss philosopher Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmermann, who was the private physician of George III and Frederick the Great. 

This edition was translated from the French of J. B. Mercier.

The seventh C. Dilly edition.

Ink inscription of Bartholomew Wilkinson to the verso of the front endpaper. 

Collated, complete.

Condition

In a full straight grain morocco binding. Externally, generally smart, with some light marks to the boards. Minor rubbing to the joints and extremities. Two small bumps to the rear board. A small patch of leather lifting to the rear joint. Minor bumping to the extremities. Prior owner's ink inscription to the verso of the front endpaper, and pencil inscription to the recto of the front free. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and generally clean with some scattered spotting.

Very Good

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