Providence: Marshall, Brown & Co., 1836. First edition. 12mo, original embossed green cloth, spine stamped in gilt, 153 pages, inserted errata slip. Spine faded, with some splitting to the cloth along the joints; some foxing throughout; a little soiling and spotting to the cloth; a good, sound copy. Item #19097
An early important philosophical work from the Rhode Island industrialist and author, esteemed by William Ellery Channing. See Philip Gura, The Crossroads of American History and Literature (1996) for Hazard’s influence on Elizabeth Peabody (among others).