ALCIPHRON: OR, THE MINUTE PHILOSOPHER. IN SEVEN DIALOGUES. CONTAINING AN APOLOGY FOR THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION, AGAINST THOSE WHO ARE CALLED FREE-THINKERS.

London: Printed for J. Tonson, 1732. [14],[1]-356;[8],218,[12],[215]-351pp. Two volumes. Octavo. Contemporary calf. Engraved title vignettes. Three bookplates in each volume, along with a faint old seminary stamp on each title, scattered foxing, joints a bit worn and cracked (but cords sound); a good set. Item #WRCLIT65559

Second London edition of Berkeley's attempt at the refutation of the current forms of free-thinking, composed while he was resident in America and including some important observations relevant to that part of the world. The second volume also includes what is functionally the fourth edition of his ESSAY TOWARDS A NEW THEORY OF VISION, first published in 1709. KEYNES 17. PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN 176(n). ESTC T86055.

Price: $500.00