PRIESTLEY, Joseph. A Description of a Chart of Biography;
Warrington : 1765Second edition, following the first of the previous year. The publication served as an accompaniment to Priestley's large engraved chart, three feet by two, that was issued concurrently, and which listed chronologically a vast number of historical figures. The book has a condensed version of the chart as a specimen, and a further engraved chart supplementing... Learn More£425.00
Stock Code: 136685
PRIESTLEY, Joseph. Letters to Mr. Volney, Occasioned by a Work of his Entitled Ruins, and by his Letter to the Author.
Philadelphia : 1797First edition. Part of Priestley's continuing campaign against what he saw as atheistic philosophy, published while in self-imposed exile in Philadelphia after fleeing Britain following the Priestley Riots of 1791 and continued government persecution. The pamphlet is directed against the arguments put forth by Constantin Volney in his Ruins of Empires,... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 136976