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BURNET, Gilbert; LOCKE, John.

A treatise concerning the truth of the Christian religion.

By Gilbert Burnet D. D. Sometime Professor of Divinity in the University of Glasgow, afterwards Bishop of Sarum. To which is added, A discourse on miracles, by John Locke Esq;

Glasgow: Printed by Robert Foulis, and sold by him there, and at Edinburgh by Mess. G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1743 Stock Code: 126863
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First Foulis edition of both works, and the first appearance in print of Burnet treatise, with Locke's treatise originally published in his posthumous works in 1706. The terminal advertisement leaves for Robert Foulis's press are present, and include an advertisement for his upcoming edition of Plato's Republic, the first edition in English. An uncommon work, with ESTC listing copies in only eight institutions.

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Description

2 works in 1 volume, as issued. Duodecimo (160 x 93 mm). Contemporary sheep, red morocco label, foliate motifs in gilt to spine compartments.

Condition

Late-Victorian ownership signature to front free endpaper. Terminal advertisement leaves present. Expertly rebacked and recornered, some abrasion to covers, light toning to some leaves; a very good copy.

Bibliography

ESTC N24007; Yolton 312; Gaskell 28.

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