LOCKE (JOHN) Two Treatises of Government, FINE CONTEMPORARY BINDING, 1764
Lot 281
LOCKE (JOHN) Two Treatises of Government, FINE CONTEMPORARY BINDING, 1764
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,779) inc. premium
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ENGLISH LITERATURE
LOCKE (JOHN)
Two Treatises of Government, engraved frontispiece, woodcut vignette on first and final leaf, contemporary red morocco gilt, gilt device on covers within rule border, spine titled "Locke Of Gov." with owl device repeated three times within raised bands, a few small scuff marks on sides, 8vo, A. Millar [and others], 1764

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  • This copy was bound for Thomas Hollis (1720-74, republican), the tools being the owl of Minerva and the cap of liberty; a copy of Locke's Toleration similarly bound was in the Foyle sale at Christies in 2000 and made about £4000.
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