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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 group of related contemporary autograph material laid in which reflects the strong ties between the Forbes and Beattie families.
Sir William Forbes, 6th Baronet... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 118450
BEATTIE, James. Dissertations Moral and Critical.
London : 1783First edition. A lovely copy of an important work: a German edition was published at Göttingen in 1789-90. The poet and philosopher James Beattie (1735-1803) was a major figure of the Scottish Enlightenment; his biographer, Roger J. Robinson, describes the Dissertations as Beattie's "best prose work" (ODNB) and draws particular attention to the treatise... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 96488