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Lot 232: [KIRBY, John]. The Capacity and Extent of the Human Understanding; Exemplified in the Extraordinary Case of Automathes; a Young Nobleman who was Accidently left, in his infancy, upon a desolate Island, and continued Nineteen Years in that Solitary State, Separate from all human History. London: R. Manby and H. Shute Cox, 1747. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting, endpapers wormed, lacks initial leaf of advertisements). Contemporary calf with armorial device in gilt to both boards (joints splitting, rubbed). Provenance: Francis Longe, Spixworth Park, Norfolk (bookplate).

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

by Chiswick Auctions

November 30, 2016

Acton, London, United Kingdom

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  • [KIRBY, John]. The Capacity and Extent of the Human Understanding; Exemplified in the Extraordinary Case of Automathes; a Young Nobleman who was Accidently left, in his infancy, upon a desolate Island, and continued Nineteen Years in that Solitary State, Separate from all human History. London: R. Manby and H. Shute Cox, 1747. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting, endpapers wormed, lacks initial leaf of advertisements). Contemporary calf with armorial device in gilt to both boards (joints splitting, rubbed). Provenance: Francis Longe, Spixworth Park, Norfolk (bookplate).
  • [KIRBY, John]. The Capacity and Extent of the Human Understanding; Exemplified in the Extraordinary Case of Automathes; a Young Nobleman who was Accidently left, in his infancy, upon a desolate Island, and continued Nineteen Years in that Solitary State, Separate from all human History. London: R. Manby and H. Shute Cox, 1747. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting, endpapers wormed, lacks initial leaf of advertisements). Contemporary calf with armorial device in gilt to both boards (joints splitting, rubbed). Provenance: Francis Longe, Spixworth Park, Norfolk (bookplate).
  • [KIRBY, John]. The Capacity and Extent of the Human Understanding; Exemplified in the Extraordinary Case of Automathes; a Young Nobleman who was Accidently left, in his infancy, upon a desolate Island, and continued Nineteen Years in that Solitary State, Separate from all human History. London: R. Manby and H. Shute Cox, 1747. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting, endpapers wormed, lacks initial leaf of advertisements). Contemporary calf with armorial device in gilt to both boards (joints splitting, rubbed). Provenance: Francis Longe, Spixworth Park, Norfolk (bookplate).
  • [KIRBY, John]. The Capacity and Extent of the Human Understanding; Exemplified in the Extraordinary Case of Automathes; a Young Nobleman who was Accidently left, in his infancy, upon a desolate Island, and continued Nineteen Years in that Solitary State, Separate from all human History. London: R. Manby and H. Shute Cox, 1747. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting, endpapers wormed, lacks initial leaf of advertisements). Contemporary calf with armorial device in gilt to both boards (joints splitting, rubbed). Provenance: Francis Longe, Spixworth Park, Norfolk (bookplate).
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Description: [KIRBY, John]. The Capacity and Extent of the Human Understanding; Exemplified in the Extraordinary Case of Automathes; a Young Nobleman who was Accidently left, in his infancy, upon a desolate Island, and continued Nineteen Years in that Solitary State, Separate from all human History. London: R. Manby and H. Shute Cox, 1747. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting, endpapers wormed, lacks initial leaf of advertisements). Contemporary calf with armorial device in gilt to both boards (joints splitting, rubbed). Provenance: Francis Longe, Spixworth Park, Norfolk (bookplate).

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