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Self Knowledge, A Treatise

Showing the Nature and Benefit of That Important Science

And the Way to Attain It

By John Mason

1828 - London - John Sharpe

5.5"  by 3.5"; xvi, 188pp


 

DETAILS

A pocket sized religious self-help and conduct book. 

Illustrated, with an engraved title page and an additional three titular plates for each section.

With the stamp of Herbert Clews of Hollins, Horton, Staffordshire to front pastedown, title page and contents page.

This work, by John Mason, gives a reflection and observation on human nature. It discusses several branches of self knowledge as well as the importance of human nature. To the preface Mason states that the treatise is of great importance and that he had help creating this work from Baxter's The Mischief of Self-Ignorance and the Benefit of Self Acquaintance.

CONDITION

In a full morocco binding with blind stamping to the boards and spine. Externally, smart with rubbing to the extremities and boards. Prior owner's inscription to recto of front endpaper. Bookseller's label to front pastedown, Jarrold and Sons. Prior owner's stamp to recto of front endpaper, to engraved title page and to contents page, 'Herbert Clews, Hollins, Horton'. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned with some creasing to pages 118-119. Scattered spots throughout, with some damp staining to plates. Overall: VERY GOOD.


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