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3117B Boston
July 20, 2018 12:00 PMCalender

Locke, John (1632-1704) An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding in Four Books.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3117B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 20, 2018 12:00PM


Locke, John (1632-1704) An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding in Four Books. London: Printed [by Elizabeth Holt] for Tho. Basset, and sold by Edw. Mory at the sign of the Three Bibles in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1690. First edition, second issue with cancel title-page with irregular block of type-ornament in five rows and Edw[ard] Mory's name in the imprint, folio, contemporary signature of William Serocold on title, and extensive marginal notes in several places; inserted note from the same vintage signed by John Roughead; title and some preliminary leaves somewhat with marginal browning and chipping, several table of contents leaves at the end detached from binding; bound in full modern calf, 12 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.

A4, [a]2, B-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Ddd4.
Estimate $25,000-30,000

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Elizabeth Holt, William Serocold, John Roughead, London