Principles of taste, or, The elements of beauty : also reflections on the harmony of sensibility and reason / by J. Donaldson.
- The second edition, much improved, To which is annexed a short analysis of the human mind.
- Edinburgh : Printed at the Apollo Press, by Martin and McDowall, for the author, 1786.
- Physical Description:
- 174 p. ; 23 cm. (8vo)
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsN62 D67 1786Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Signatures: A-L⁸
In original boards.
Ms. note on cover: "A book replete with infidelity and horridly irreligious principles, & wch shd be throw[n] [in]to the fire."
The statement of responsibility appears after the edition statement.
First published in 1780 under title: The elements of beauty.
- Subject Terms:
- Aesthetics -- Early works to 1800.Apollo Press -- Printer.Ethics.Martin and McDowall -- Printer.Taubman, John -- Bookplate.
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Donaldson, J. (John), 1737-1801, Principles of taste, or, The elements of beauty , 1786
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