• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 140

    STEWART, Dugald (1753-1828). Philosophical Essays. Edinburgh: William Creech [and others], 1810. 4° (274 x 214mm), half-title, errata slip, advertisement leaf at end. (Some browning, quire 3X spotted.) Contemporary diced calf, spine gilt (rubbed, spine frayed at head). Provenance: Joseph Cook (bookplate, with view of Newton Hall, by Bewick). FIRST EDITION. Lowndes VI, 2515. [With:]

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    STEWART, Dugald (1753-1828). Philosophical Essays. Edinburgh: William Creech [and others], 1810. 4° (274 x 214mm), half-title, errata slip, advertisement leaf at end. (Some browning, quire 3X spotted.) Contemporary diced calf, spine gilt (rubbed, spine frayed at head). Provenance: Joseph Cook (bookplate, with view of Newton Hall, by Bewick). FIRST EDITION. Lowndes VI, 2515. [With:]

    [GORDON, John, Archdeacon of Lincoln]. A New Estimate of Manners and Principles ... Part III. Of Happiness in which some principles of Mr. Rousseau are examined. Cambridge: J. Bentham for W. Thurlbourn [and others in Cambridge and London], 1761. 8° (214 x 133mm). (Without final advertisement leaf.) Near contemporary calf-backed boards. Provenance: Joseph Cook (bookplate). ONLY EDITION. RARE. No copy located in North America. Parts I-II were published n 1760 -- GRELLMAN, H.M.G. Dissertation on the Gipseys. London: Effingham Wilson, 1807. 8° (208 x 130mm). Contemporary calf-backed boards. Provenance: Joseph Cook (bookplate); and 5 other prose works, 3 with Cook's bookplate (Whalley's Learning of Shakespeare lacking K5). (8)


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