The theory of agreeable sensations.

London: W. Owen, 1774. 12mo. x, [6], 216, [8] pp. With half-title, errata, and advertisements. First blank leaf with holograph quotes. Contemporary tree-calf, rebacked, red morocco spine label; some foxing to preliminaries, first and last blanks and paste-downs stained on edges. Bookplate of F. Marcham, and signature of S. Lee on title. Item #2476

First edition in English, translated from the French of the same year. According to the preface, this new edition contains the author's true principles of natural theology, of morality, of eloquence, and of taste, both with respect to the liberal arts and works of genius and wit. Levesque de Pouilly (1691-1750) was known for his explanation of Newton.

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