Works of John Locke(90 views)
Description: FIRST EDITION of Locke's collected works, including such canonical writings as the Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Two Treatises of Government, Some Thoughts Concerning Education, and his Letters Concerning Toleration. Also including works by Locke only acknowledged in his will, appearing here for the first time under his name. London: for John Churchill and Sam. Manshhip, 1714. Folio, contemporary full calf, rebacked in period style by Bernard Middleton; edges sprinkled red. Three volumes. Complete with engraved frontispiece portrait by George Vertue in Volume I and engraved plate of Locke's funeral monument. With armorial bookplate of Sir John Vanhattem in each volume. General light wear to bindings; text extremely clean with large margins. A beautiful set.
Artist or Maker: Locke, John