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HOBBES, Thomas. Leviathan, or the Matter, Forme, & Power of a Common-wealth Ecclesiastical and Civill.
London : 1651True first edition of one of the foundation works in the field of political theory, with the winged head ornament on the title page. There are three editions with title-pages bearing 1651 imprints. The second, with a bear ornament, was printed outside England (probably at Amsterdam), and the third, with a triangular type ornament, is now considered... Learn More£17,500.00
Stock Code: 136441
HUME, David. Über die menschliche Natur
Halle : 1790-1792Very scarce first edition in German of A Treatise of Human Nature, the first translation into any language of Hume's greatest (and rarest) work; it is issued here with a commentary by Ludwig Heinrich von Jakob (17591827), professor of philosophy at Halle who helped greatly to popularize Hume's work in Germany. Although the translation seems late fifty... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 147041
HUME, David. Untersuchung über den menschlichen Verstand
Jena : 1793First edition of this translation of Hume's Philosophical essays concerning human understanding, the title of which was later changed to Enquiry concerning human understanding. Hume had intended this work to replace book one of his A treatise of human nature, in an attempt to convey its central ideas in a more elegant form and to reach a wider audience.... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 147026
HUME, David. Discours politiques.
Amsterdam : 1754-56First edition of the first three instalments of an important series of economic publications, published in view of the increasing interest in works of political economy appearing in France, England, and Holland.
In 1754 Schreuder and Mortier published the first volume, Hume's Political Discourses. Owing to the growing interest and the relative... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 146627
HUME, David. Herrn Hume Vier Philosophen. Quod vitae sectabor iter?
Glogau : 1760Scarce first German language edition of essays 6-9 from the second volume of Hume's Essays, moral and political of 1742. The essays are; "The Epicurean", "The Stoic", "The Platonist" and "The Sceptic". The translation was made from the French Oeuvres philosophiques (1758). Hume's essays are followed by "Apuleius's" Discourse on happiness, translated... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 146123