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BURGH, James.

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    First edition, presentation copy from the author, inscribed "Ex dono Authoris July 1767" on the title page. The Dignity of Human Nature was the first major work of the Whig politician James Burgh (1714-1775), in which he sets outs a wide-ranging moral and theological system which he felt offered salvation to the "thoughtless... Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 131289

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  2. Political disquisitions: or, an enquiry into public errors, defects, and abuses.
    First edition of Burgh's work in which he espoused an early form of universal (male) suffrage, and promoted the need for freedom of speech: "In a country which pretends to be free, and where, consequently, the people ought to have weight in the government, it is peculiarly necessary that the people be possessed of just notions... Learn More
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    Stock Code: 98419

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