Self-Knowledge: A Treatise Human Nature conduct 1802 John Mason old leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Sciences, Religion, Philosophy).
Self-Knowledge. A Treatise Shewing the Nature and Benefit of the Important Science, by John Mason.
Published 1802, London for J. Johnsons.
224 pages. Text in English.
Classic work on self awareness and personal conduct.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised bands, gilt lettering on contrasting leather label, marbled covers. Front joint cracked, front cover loosened, spine chipped and missing bottom portion, but text block remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina.
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. 7" H x 4 1/4" W.