The Economy Of Nature Explained And Illustrated On The Principles Of Modern Philosophy
by Gregory, George
London: J. Johnson, 1804. Third edition. leather_bound. Contemporary half brown calf and marbled boards. Very good. 3 vols.. 567, 528 & 534 pages. 26 page index., errata for each volume. 21 1/2 x 14 cm. First published 1796. Forty-seven engraved copper-plates in total -- 22 (Vol, I), 10 (Vol.II), 15 (Vol.III). A divine and man of letters, the author studied at the university of Edinburgh. "Gregory was for the most part self-educated, and acquired a very credible amount of erudition." [see: DNB p.836]. Overall a clean firm copy; scattered, intermittent age-toning; moderate extremity rubbing; Vol. I lacks leather spine label; chipping to remaining spine labels. Bookplates. (Inventory #: 18190)
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