A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful. Edmund Burke.
A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful

Burke's Theory of Beauty

A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful.

London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1757.

First edition. Half-title present. viii, [8, contents], 184 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Burke's Theory of Beauty. Contemporary calf, rebacked with period spine. Board edges with minor wear; occasional light foxing in lower margins. Morocco book label of R.B. Adam (with portrait of Samuel Johnson). Handsome copy, internally clean. Todd 5a. Item #225559

Burke's very scarce fifth publication (if one includes the disputed AN ACCOUNT OF THE EUROPEAN SETTLEMENTS), and, according to Todd (citing internal evidence) "This would appear to be a rather small edition, possibly like the VINDICATION limited to 500 copies ... "

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