The Law of Nature 1790 C.F. Volney natural philosophy leather bound bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Law of Nature, or Principles of Morality Deduced from the Physical Constitution of Mankind and the Universe, by C. F. Volney.
Published 1790, London for D. Steel.
171 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis portrait.
Rare 18th century book.
Full leather binding, smooth spine gilt lettered on contrasting black leather label with gilt devices, covers ruled in outline with embossed patterns.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Old surface crackling in spots to leather, joints with touches of scuffing, but leather remains supple, covers strong and firm, solid book.
Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, light scattered spotting to frontis, minor small scattered staining
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 5 1/4" H x 3 1/2" W.