London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1783.
First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #045193
Full contemporary calf recently re-spined with endpapers refreshed. Wear at edges, heavy wear at corners, but sound and attractive overall; old monogram to half title. Scattered foxing, mostly to early pages, faint dampstain in the gutter to a few pages else a clean, wide margined copy. x, (vi), 655pp.
Though a poet early on, Dissertations is Beattie's most lasting work - the sections entitled on The Theory of Language and On Fable and Romance were especially influential. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Philosophy; Inventory No: 045193.