Essays on the Powers of the Human Mind. To which is prefixed an account of the life and writings of the author. In three volumes.

Edinburgh: Printed for Bell & Bradfute, 1803. First collected edition of the works of the great Scottish common sense philosopher. Volumes I and II contain Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man. Volume III contains Essays on the Active Powers of Man. The 154-page Account of the Life and Writings of Thomas Reid by his most famous student, Dugald Stewart, does not appear in later editions. Spines a bit darkened, with some of the gilt chipping. Some light browning to text, but overall a very good, clean set. Contemporary calf, neattly rebacked. Elaborate blindstamped borders on covers, spines decoratively stamped in gilt and blind, with red morocco labels. Marbled edges and endpapers. Three volumes, octavo. [4], clxiv, xx, pp. [17]-520; vii, [1, blank], 567; viii, 614, [2], 16 (ads) pp. Engraved frontisportrait in Volume I. Item #11821

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