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Locke, Boyle & Newton.- Bibliotheque Universelle et Historique, vol.2 and 8 only, the first with Locke's review of Robert Boyle's De Specificorum Remediorum cum corpusculari Philosophia concordia (pp.263-277) and John Locke's Methode Nouvelle de Dresser des Recueils, Communique par l'Auteur (pp.315-340), the second with Locke's Extrait d'un Livre Anglois qui n'est pas encore publie, intitule Essai Philosophique concernant l'Entendement (pp. 49-142) and his review of Newton's Naturalis Philosophiae Principia Mathematica (pp.436-450), uniform later half cloth, 12mo, Amsterdam, chez Wolfgang, Waesberge, Boom, & van Someren, 1686 and 1688 (2)

⁂ The first volume includes Locke's first significant scholarly publication. The second volume contains the first publication of any version of Locke's Essay concerning Humane Understanding as well as the first published review of Newton's magnum opus. See J. R. Milton's article "Locke's Publications in the Bibliotheque Universelle et Historique" in British Journal for the History of Philosophy 19(3) 2011: 451-472, identifying volume 2 here as from edition C, and volume 8 from edition i, the latter thus a true first edition of the publication.
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Locke, Boyle & Newton.- Bibliotheque Universelle et Historique, vol.2 and 8 only, the first with Locke's review of Robert Boyle's De Specificorum Remediorum cum corpusculari Philosophia concordia (pp.263-277) and John Locke's Methode Nouvelle de Dresser des Recueils, Communique par l'Auteur (pp.315-340), the second with Locke's Extrait d'un Livre Anglois qui n'est pas encore publie, intitule Essai Philosophique concernant l'Entendement (pp. 49-142) and his review of Newton's Naturalis Philosophiae Principia Mathematica (pp.436-450), uniform later half cloth, 12mo, Amsterdam, chez Wolfgang, Waesberge, Boom, & van Someren, 1686 and 1688 (2)

⁂ The first volume includes Locke's first significant scholarly publication. The second volume contains the first publication of any version of Locke's Essay concerning Humane Understanding as well as the first published review of Newton's magnum opus. See J. R. Milton's article "Locke's Publications in the Bibliotheque Universelle et Historique" in British Journal for the History of Philosophy 19(3) 2011: 451-472, identifying volume 2 here as from edition C, and volume 8 from edition i, the latter thus a true first edition of the publication.

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