Elements of Criticism, with the Author's Last Corrections and Additions [Two Volumes]
by Home, Henry, Lord Kanes
Samuel Etheridge. Hardcover. Boston, 1796. 8vo, contemporary full calf, viii, -408 + 440 pp. First American, from the seventh London edition. An important early American legal imprint, reprinting the seventh edition of Home's 1762 work. "In Elements of Criticism (1762) Kames sought to propound the fundamental principles of criticism drawn from human nature." - DNB. A very good minus set with normal age related wear, quite well preserved overall. Contents generally bright though some intermittent foxing is present. Some flaws: corners cut from front free endpapers of both volumes, some external cracks to spine at hinges of first volume (which remains attached but is quite fragile), chipping to heel of spine of second volume, some contemporary ownership marks to endpapers. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. Evans 30578. . Fine. 1796. First Edition. (Inventory #: SET3216)
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