LOCKE, John

LOCKE, John. The Works of John Locke Esq; In Three Volumes

London, Printed for John Churchill, 1714.

Folio. 3 vols, pp. (8), xxviii, 575 (1), (16), with detached engraved plate of Locke’s epitaph (in Latin) at the beginning, but lacking original frontispiece portrait by George Vertue, dated 1713 (two similar though later engraved portraits are inserted); title page, 671 (1), (16); title page, (8), 668, (16). Part of vol. 2 contains ornaments used by William Bowyer. Titles within double-fillet borders, woodcut head-, tail-pieces (mainly fretwork) and floriated initials. Title pages soiled, text clean, crisp and fresh throughout. bookplate of Canon G. G. Walker glued to front pastedowns. Bound in modern half sheep and buckram over boards, black morocco label with faded gilt lettering to spines. Some Rubbing and wear to corners and spines. Tender hinges. A good copy lacking the original portrait of the author.

ESTC T128627