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1716 Essay Nature of Epick Poetry.Homer's Iliad.Wit.False Virtue. Nature. Civil

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Blackmore, Sir Richard, Kt. M.D.

Essays Upon Several Subjects.

London: Printed for E. Curll and J. Pemberton, 1716.

8 Inches. Hardback. Good + lvii,(5),Errata,448 pages. Full leather binding.

The tooled leather covers are rubbed and scuffed with some leather loss. The front cover is loose with one of the three cords broken. The spine is crackled and the cords are partially visible where the raised bands are chipped. Lacks end pages. There is a 1/2 x 1-1/2 inch cut at the top right corner of the title page. The text paper is overall in very good, crisp and clean condition.

Includes: An Essay on the Nature and Constitution of Epick Poetry.; An Account of the Present Controversy Concerning Homer's Iliad.; An Essay Upon Wit.; An Essay Upon False Virtue.; An Essay Upon the Immortality of the Soul.; An Essay Upon the Laws of Nature.; An Essay Upon the Origin of Civil Power.  

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