Buy Used
Price: US$ 750.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Returns Policy

Dissertations Moral and Critical. On Memory and Imagination, On Dreaming, The Theory of Language, On Fable and Romance, On the Attachments of Kindred, Illustrations on Sublimity

Beattie, James

Published by W. Strahan, T. Cadell / W. Creech, London / Edinburgh, 1783
Used Condition Near Fine Hardcover
From Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A. (New York, NY, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 1
Available From More sellers View all  copies of this book

Quarter calf and marbled paper, gilt-stamped lettering in dark brown leather spine label; 4to; pp. x, [6], 655. A few tiny scuff marks at spine tips, otherwise book is fine. Text block somewhat tanned, and first and last few leaves a little bit brittle along the edges; otherwise text is nice and bright. An excellent copy. Beattie was a distinguished Scottish poet, essayist, and moral philosopher (much at odds with Hume), described by Cowper as "the only author whose critical and philosophical researches are diversified and embellished by a poetical imagination that makdes even the driest subject and the leanest a feast for epicures.". Bookseller Inventory # JC14331


Bibliographic Details

Title: Dissertations Moral and Critical. On Memory ...

Publisher: W. Strahan, T. Cadell / W. Creech, London / Edinburgh

Publication Date: 1783

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

Payment Methods

Payment Methods Accepted by Seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order

Seller Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A.
Address: New York, NY, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Seller Since July 15, 2002
Seller Rating 5-star rating


Terms of Sale:

Please reserve books by email or by phone. All items subject to prior
sale. NYS residents must include 8.875% sales tax. We accept checks,
money orders, online payment through paypal. Full refund within 15 days
provided book is returned in same condition as sent.



Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.