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(BASKERVILLE PRESS.) Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, third Earl of. Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times . . . Fifth Edition. Engraved frontispiece in Volume 1; 4 vignettes on general and volume titles and 8 in text. , iv, 364, ; 443, ; , 410,  pages, with uncancelled and cancelled states of C3 and E1 in Volume 1 and D4 in Volume 3. 3 volumes. 8vo, 239x145 mm, early 19th-century gilt-tooled vellum boards with morocco lettering pieces by Hearne, with ticket in each volume, spines darkened, Volume 1 lettering piece chipped; scattered conspicuous foxing, portrait and general title soiled with few small stains in Volume 1. Bookplates of Francis John Hughes. Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1773
first baskerville edition of Shaftesbury's 1711 collection of philosophical writings. Gaskell 49; Ramsden, London Book Binders, page 80.