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An essay on the first principles of government, and on the nature of political, civil, and religious liberty, including remarks on Dr. Brown's Code of education, and on Dr. Balguy's Sermon on church authority.

Priestley, Joseph.

Published by J. Johnson, London, 1771
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The second edition, corrected and enlarged. "An Essay on the First Principles of Government," was first published in 1768; "Considerations on Church Authority," (also included in this volume) was first published in 1769. 8vo. vi, xi?xvi, [3], 300 pp. (lacks 2 ff. of ads). ESTC T33367. Lacks covers, spine leather mostly chipped away, spine cracked down the middle with text block separating in two. Waterstaining, heaviest at outer pages, and light spotting. Ink ownership signature and small ink notations on title-page. Title-page and preliminary matter chipped at lower outer corner, title-page slightly chipped at inner edge, and pp. 289?296 chipped at lower margin, with paper damage not touching text. Pp. 291?292 with long tear extending into text and title-page and dedication page with short tear at top margin (without loss of text). Ex-library, with title-page and several pages rubber-stamped by a now-defunct library; paper shelf label on spine. Lacks two leaves of advertisements; otherwise, complete (despite pagination). Bookseller Inventory # 14689

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Title: An essay on the first principles of ...

Publisher: J. Johnson, London

Publication Date: 1771

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