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Locke, John (fl. 1690-1698) Essay Concerning Humane Understanding [1st edition, 2nd issue]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00320 Author/Creator: Locke, John (fl. 1690-1698) Place Written: London Type: Books Date: 1690 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: First edition [corrected titlepage] with the "Eliz. Holt" imprint, the "SS" of "Essay" correctly printed and the typographical ornament aligned. PMM 164, Wing L273

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Keywords/Subjects: Philosophy

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