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BEATTIE, James - FORBES, Sir William. An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie, LL.D.
Edinburgh : 1806First edition of Forbes's principal work, an excellent association copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper to the author's son, "William Forbes Esqr. from the author"; together with a small group of related contemporary autograph material laid in which reflects the strong ties between the Forbes and Beattie families.
Sir William Forbes, 6th... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 118450
BEATTIE, James. Dissertations Moral and Critical.
London : 1783First edition; a lovely copy of an important collection of essays by a major figure of the Scottish Enlightenment. Beattie's biographer Roger J. Robinson describes the Dissertations as his "best prose work" (ODNB) and draws particular attention to the treatise on the theory of language, which was separately published five years later in 1788.
Beattie... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 96488