Title: Traité des extrêmes; ou Éléments de la ...
Publisher: Amsterdam, Darkstee & Merkus, 1767
Publication Date: 1767
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Original printing of an interesting work out of the French age of enlightenment. Author had experience in scientific realism but believed the highest form of science was to add elements of les Belles-Lettres and les Beaux-Arts, There were six volumes either printed or planned, but this premier volume is the only one present in this offering. Any originalo volume of this work is scarce. Chapters in this volume on ontology, demagoguery, scientific analysis, difference between realite' and verite', etc etc. Five raised band on spine which is worn but the decoration still mostly intact. Title on light brown morocco and the leather of a similar hue. Attractive mottled design of the leather, and edges of textblock colored in a similar design. Marbled endpapers. Binding tight and contents clean and bright. Three paper labels on front paste-down, two antique and one more recent. Stamped date on back blank endpaper reads March 20 1 *1901?} Some wear to corners of leather but on the whole an appealing antique volume with better than average content. Octavo, xxiv, 550pp. Bookseller Inventory # 2630
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