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Lot 1292: Archibald Alison ESSAYS ON THE NATURE AND PRINCIPLES OF TASTE 1821 Antique Philosophy Beauty Leather Binding Sublimity Form Aesthetics

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22 October 2016

Freeville, NY, USA

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  • Archibald Alison ESSAYS ON THE NATURE AND PRINCIPLES OF TASTE 1821 Antique Philosophy Beauty Leather Binding Sublimity Form Aesthetics
  • Archibald Alison ESSAYS ON THE NATURE AND PRINCIPLES OF TASTE 1821 Antique Philosophy Beauty Leather Binding Sublimity Form Aesthetics
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Title: Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste
Author: Archibald Alison - Sir Archibald Alison, 1st Baronet FRSE, was a Scottish advocate and historian. He held several prominent legal appointments. He was the younger son of the Episcopalian cleric and author Archibald Alison. His elder brother was the physician and social reformer William Alison.
Publisher: Printed by George Goodwin & Sons
City: Hartford
Year: 1821
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 460 pages
Width: 5.75" Height: 9"
Book Details: Essays on the nature of beauty, primarily in the arts.
Condition / Notes: This is the second American edition of this work. The antique full-leather volume has a worn front hinge, with moderate external wear and chipping concentrated at the extremities. The pages show light to moderate age toning and scattered foxing.

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