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    Sale 7576

    Foljambe Collection Removed from Osberton Hall

    30 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 129

    KNIGHT, Richard Payne (1751-1824). An Analytical Inquiry into the Principles of Taste. London: T. Payne and J. White, 1805.

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    KNIGHT, Richard Payne (1751-1824). An Analytical Inquiry into the Principles of Taste. London: T. Payne and J. White, 1805.

    8° (210 x 126mm). (Occasional light spotting, chip to H3.) Contemporary olive green half calf, marbled edges. FIRST EDITION of Knight's great work on aesthetics, confirming his reputation as the arbiter of national taste. Lowndes II, 1284.

    Together with a copy of the second edition, also published in 1805, and a 'new edition' of Burke's Philosophical Enquiry into the ... Sublime and Beautiful (London, 1798). (3)


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