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Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of, 1671-1713

Characteristicks of men, manners, opinions, times. In three volumes. By the Right Honourable Anthony, Earl of Shaftesbury.

The 5th ed., cor. With the addition of a letter concerning design.
London, Printed by John Darby, 1732.
Physical Description:
3 v. front. (port.) 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
B1385 A2 1732
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC : Frontispiece by Sim. Gribelin, after J. Closterman; title vignettes and head-pieces also by Gribelin.
BEIN 2002 523: Armorial bookplate of Charles Grave Hudson.
Special t.-p. to each volume.
English short title catalogue, T144565
Subject Terms:
Characters and characteristics.
Hudson, Charles Grave -- Bookplate.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance).

  • Vol. I. A letter concerning enthusiasm. Sensus communis; an essay on the freedom of wit and humour. Soliloquy, or Advice to an author.--Vol. II. An inquiry concerning virtue and merit. The moralists; a philosophical rhapsody.--Vol. III. Miscellaneous reflections on the said treatises, and other critical subjects. A notion of the historical draught, or Tablature of the judgment of Hercules. With a letter concerning design.

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