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Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In blue hard card covers with gilt to dark blue cloth spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small pieces missing at ends.Small marks and some browning. Rubbed and creased along edges with small tears. Price clipped). Front board slightly warped. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 145pp. With b/w illustrations. James Beattie wrote his ‘Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth’ in 1770. It was much admired and in 1773 he was called to London to meet the King. This diary of that year is his record of the journey, the people he met and his, eventually successful, efforts to obtain a pension.
Title: James Beattie’s London Diary 1773. Edited, with an Introduction, by Ralph S.Walker. Aberdeen University Studies No.122.
Publisher: Aberdeen University Press. 1946 1st edition.:
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Seller ID: 71904
Keywords: Scotland RALPH S.WALKER, James Beattie, London Diary, 1773, Scotland Social History 18th.century Philosophy first edition dustwrapper