The Life of the Learned and Pious Dr. Henry More, late fellow of Christ’s College in Cambridge. To which are annex’d divers of his useful and excellent letters…

London: Printed and sold by Joseph Downing, 1710. Old ink signature, a few old marginal ink marks, later armorial bookplate. A very good copy. Contemporary panelled calf, neatly rebacked and recornered. Octavo. [24], 362, [4, index], [2, ads] pp. Engraved frontisportrait by Vander Gucht after Loggan. With separate title-page to Henry More’s “Select Letters Written upon Several Occasions” (pp. 241-362). Item #7611

The standard early biography of Henry More, the great Cambridge Platonist, whose works were admired by students as diverse as Wesley and Coleridge.

Although a large number of copies of this book exist in institutional libraries, a surprising number of copies, including all three of the British Library copies, lack the portrait frontispiece.

Price: $750.00

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