Thoughts on Religion, and Other Subjects; By Monsieur Pascal: Translated from the French. Blaise Pascal, Basil Kennet.

Thoughts on Religion, and Other Subjects; By Monsieur Pascal: Translated from the French

Edinburgh, Scotland: Printed by R. Fleming for W. Gray Junior, 1751. First Edition Thus. Full Leather. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall (thin). Good / No Jacket. Item #L078138

Wear to edges and extremities (chiefly to spine edges); upper cover detached at spine edge (but present); stain to top edge of lower cover; slight scuffing and rubbing to covers (leather; chiefly to midsections); slight internal uniform browning (chiefly to edges and endpapers). xxxii, [8], 194, [4] pages. Spine title: Pascal's Thoughts. Concise selection from the "Pensees", with an uncredited biographical preface, publisher's advertisement and translator's preface; also noteworthy for the listing of "Books Printed for W. Gray jun. Bookbinder in Edinburgh, and T. Glas in Dundee" (8 titles, including "A Tale of a Tub") at rear. BMC, volume 19, page 522, column 256 (source for translator). Bound in full period brown calf, gilt-ruled and decorated spine with gilt-stamped dark red morocco spine label, plain endpapers, top edges stained dark brown, all edges trimmed. Fairly tight copy internally.

Price: $150.00

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