The conduct of the understanding. Essays, moral, economical, & political.

London, C. Daly, [c.1850].

16mo, pp. xiv, 304; with frontispiece and additional engraved title; some light browning in places, but largely clean and fresh throughout; in black morocco, boards bordered in gilt, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt; some wear to extremities, but still an attractive copy.


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A good copy of this surprisingly rare printing of two works by Locke and Bacon, printed by Charles Daly, who also printed works by, inter alia, Coleridge, Combe, and Swift. One issue had appeared in 1841, with the address of Red Lion Square; the current issue is undated, with an address in Greville Street, to which Daly moved some time in the 1840s, although the engraved title is taken from the earlier issue.

OCLC records copies of an 1841 issue at the London Library, the Huntington, the State Library of Victoria, and Worms, with the Danish Union Catalogue also noting one copy.

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