London: printed for John and James Rivington in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1750. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good . iv, 200, pp errata. 8vo. Pp. 174-5 comprise a single folding leaf printed on recto only. 1750. BOUND WITH: Remarks on Letters Concerning Mind. Printed for John and James Rivington, in St. Paul's Church-Yard. , ii, 90pp. 8vo. 1752. First Edition. Two volumes in one. Complete. Contemporary calf, rebacked, and worn. Internally, very good.
Petvin 91691-1745) was Vicar of Ilsington in Devon, and this work was prepared for the press by James Harris. According to Samuel Johnson, it exemplified the 'bugbear style" (see Idler No. 36). (Inventory #: JC14400)
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