Considerations on Patronages.
Addressed to the Gentlemen of Scotland. Likewise A State of the Secession in Scotland in the Year 1773. With a Calculation founded on the above State. Shewing The expence of Secession, to the Kingdom of Scotland.Glasgow: [no publisher,] 1774 Stock Code: 117465
First Scottish edition, the second overall, following the edition printed in London in 1735. The philosopher Francis Hutcheson (1694-1746) was one of the key figures in the Scottish enlightenment and a major influence on David Hume and Adam Smith. Uncommon, with ESTC locating copies held in nine institutions.
Octavo (212 x 11 mm), pp. 31. Rebound in modern boards, printed paper label to front board, edges sprinkled red.
Contemporary presentation inscription on verso of title page, "For Commisar Gorry". A few pages lightly creased, occasional slight blemishes to contents, else a very good copy.
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