Edinburgh, Scotland: Printed by R. Fleming for W. Gray Junior, 1751. Full Leather. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. Good. Item #L078138
xxxii +  + 198pp. 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. Wear to edges and extremities; front cover detached at spine edge (but present; stain to top edge of lower cover; slight scuffing and rubbing to covers; slight internal uniform browning. Fairly tight copy internally. 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).