Boston: Printed by Manning & Loring, 1794. First American edition. 12mo, original tree calf, red morocco label, gilt lettering, 250 pages. A bit chipped at the head of the spine, slightly rubbed; some light foxing and some browning throughout; front free endpaper excised; a very good copy. Item #19568
The first American publication of any portion of Locke's Essay. Small ink stamp for Dr. Brown's Library to the title page; small ink 19th century ownership signature to the front paste-down. With a number of somewhat later seemingly inconsequential light pencil marginal notations to a number of leaves and to the endpapers. Evans 27227.