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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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