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BUTLER, Joseph. The Analogy Of Religion, Natural & Revealed, to the Constitution and Course of Nature. To which are added two Brief Dissertations : 1 Of Personal Identity : 2 Of The Nature Of Virtue. Second Edition, corrected. , John & Paul Knapton 1736.

First 8vo Edition, very attractive modern half tan calf gilt with blue morocco label, over blue & brown marbled paper sides. C.pp480, striking modern armorial bookplate on endpaper. Couple of tiny wormholes at extreme foot of first 12pp, some occasional shadowed offsetting of text onto facing pages and onto title-page, else a rather handsome copy with very crisp text. A major work of 18thC philosophy : first published the same year in quarto format. 'One of the bulwarks of Christian apologetics ... its persistent influence is undoubted ... [Butler's Analogy Of Religion promulgated the idea that] the religious order and the scientific order are similar in nature, and both show the working of the Supreme Creator' [see Printing & Mind Of Man : 193]. And see also Grolier : 100 Books. (Book ref. 8986 )  £ 355.00

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