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Siris: A Chain of Philosophical Reflexions and Inquiries Concerning


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BERKELEY, George. Siris: A chain of Philosphical Reflexions and Inquiries Concerning the Virtues of Tar Water, And Divers Other Subjects Connected Together and Arising One from Another. London: W. Innys, and C. Hitch; and C. Davis, 1744. 1st English ed. 174, (2) pp. with PRIOR, Thomas. An Authentic Narrative of the Success of Tar-water, in Curing a Great Number and Variety of Distempers; with Remarks, and Occasional Papers Relative to the Subject. To Which Are Subjoined, Two Letters from the Author of Siris, Shewing the Medicinal Properties of Tar-water, and the Best Manner of Making It. London: W. Innys, C. Hitch, and M. Cooper; and C. Davis, 1746. 1st English ed. 88 pp. Bound together in contemporary calf-backed marbled boards. Former owner's name stamp on title page and his marginal notes throughout; binding worn and outer joints starting, else a good copy. Published in the same year as the Dublin editions. George Berkeley was Bishop of Cloyne an is renowned for his works in the philosphy of perception. He endorsed tar water as an almost universal remedy. Bookseller Inventory # 52113

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Title: Siris: A Chain of Philosophical Reflexions ...

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