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The Pleasures of Contemplation
Being An Investigation of the Harmonies, Beauties, and Benefits
of Nature; A Justification of the Ways of God to Man; and a
Vindication of the Uniformity of Eternal Truth,
Contrasted with the Deformity of Popular Error

By Dr. Blatchly (of New York)

Full leather book in Very Good condition.  Second Edition.  Published by S. Eastwick in Philadelphia.  Date on title page is 1818.  Book size is 4 " x 7 ".  A handsome copy of this scarce work.  Minor professional restoration to hinges.  Original label on spine.  All pages in place, including the frontis which is an image of a waterspout at the mouth of the Cape Fear River.  Moderate browning throughout and scattered foxing.  A few dampstains on end pages, but nothing serious.  Leather has deep and rich patina.  Binding tight.
Book is perfectly good for handling safely.
(Additional scans available.)
Our Inventory Item #000010
Price:  $400

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Title Page

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