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HUME David , The Life of David Hume, Esq Written by Himself

HUME (David): The Life of David Hume, Esq. Written by Himself. , London: Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell..., 1777.

FIRST EDITION, first issue. Small 8vo, 159 x 96 mms., pp. [iv], iv, 62, contemporary marbled boards, new leather spine; short tear in fore-margin of half-title, issued without portrait, lacks final adverts leaf. With the small rectangular bookplate of John Sparrow on the upper margin of the front paste-down end-paper. The first issue of Hume's autobiography with the correct reading "myself" on page 27, line 3. Todd's "a" edition. (Book ref. 7165 )  £ 1250.00

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Specialities: Books printed 1560 - 1832, with an emphasis on philosophy, the history of ideas, musicology, wine and cookery,literature, the performing arts.
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