Historical Applications and Occasional Meditations upon Several Subjects Written by a Person of Honour.

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Berkeley, George, 1st Earl of Berkeley (1628-1698)

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Berkeley, George, 1st Earl of Berkeley (1628-1698). Historical Applications and Occasional Meditations upon Several Subjects Written by a Person of Honour. London: Printed for L. Meredith, at the Star in St. Paul’s Church-Yard, 1698. Newly reprinted with additions, being the Fourth Impression. . pp. [11], 192. 12mo. Full calf over boards; four raised bands to spine, five compartments. Newer endpapers. Engraved head-pieces. Light rubbing to the leather extremities, superficial surface cracks to the leather on the spine (unaffecting the binding, which remains tight, sound). The leather exterior has recently been professionally replenished, and treated with a natural leather preserver. Period ink name to the ffep and top margin of the title page, extensive period inscription, though in neat and quite lovely penmanship to the rear endpapers; the text-block itself remains clean, and unmarked. Scarce, with only one extant copy in commerce at time of catalogunig. A handsome, and remarkably well preserved presentation; very good. See, ESTC Citation No. R25278 | 006091819. Very Good. Leather Bound. (#1547) $495.00