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Essai Philosophique Concernant L'Entendement Humain, ou L'on Montre Quelle est L'Etendue De Nos Connaissances Certaines, et la Maniere Dont Nous y Parvenons. Traduit de L'Anglois de Mr. Locke par Pierre Coste. Sur la Quatrieìme Edition, Revûë.

Amsterdam: Chez Henri Schelete, 1700. [French translated Edition, Fourth]. Full Calf. Translation to English: Philosophical Essay Concerning Human Understanding, or We Show What is the Extent of our Certain Knowledge, and the Way in which We Achieve it. Translated from the English of Mr. Locke by Pierre Coste. On the Fourth Edition, revised, corrected and enlarged by the Author. Original 18th Century Edition. First French translation by Pierre Coste (1668-1747) of Locke's (1632-1704) philosophical work, first published in 1690. Pierre Coste was a French theologian, translator and writer. Born in Uzès, France to Protestant parents, he moved to England, via Switzerland and Holland, after the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685. Acknowledgments from Simon von Beaumont, statesman. Very Good+. Complete detachment on front board, starting rear; minimal head and tail wear, chipping, rubbing to boards, minor foxing, evidence of dampstaining, else very good. Full calf, gilt titling/edging/decorations, tall 8vo, 936 pp.+ table, ornaments, marbled edge. In French. Item #11172

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