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FERGUSON, Adam - AMOH, Yasuo; Darren Lingley; Hiroko Aoki (eds.) Adam Ferguson and the American Revolution.
Tokyo : 2015First edition thus, a transcript of the proceedings of the Carlisle Peace Commission, a group including Adam Ferguson, sent to America in April 1778 by the British Government in order to put an end to the American Revolutionary War. The transcript is made from one of three known copies, that belonging to Edinburgh University Library, which is labelled... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 100189
FERGUSON, Adam. Principles of Moral and Political Science; Being chiefly a Retrospect of Lectures delivered in the College of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh & London : 1792First edition of Ferguson's mature reworking of his lectures, "an expansion of a sketchy earlier version that he had published as Institutes of Moral Philosophy" (Chuo). It was one of about a dozen books by Scottish authors (of a total of 550) that James Madison selected for importation into America in 1782 for the library of the US Congress.
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Stock Code: 121472
FERGUSON, Adam. Geschichte des Fortgangs und Untergangs der Romischen Republik.
Leipzig : 1784-86First edition in German. "During 1782 and 1783 Ferguson helped found the Royal Society of Scotland. His three-volume History of the Progress and Termination of the Roman Republic, narrating the rise and fall of the republic as a story of civic virtue and its corruption, appeared in 1783. The book was warmly received in Scotland, where excerpts were... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 98845
[HUME, David.] The History of the Proceedings in the case of Margaret, commonly called Peg, only lawful sister to John Bull, Esq.
London : 1761First edition. This political satire directed against the Elder Pitt has usually been attributed to Adam Ferguson. However, D. R. Raynor published an edition of the work in 1982 (Sister Peg, a pamphlet hitherto unknown by David Hume, Cambridge, CUP) with an authoritative introduction setting out the reasons for attribution to Hume. See the Supplement... Learn More£6,250.00
Stock Code: 95354