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    From the Library of Noah Webster

    David Hume. Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects, Volume I. Dublin: J. Williams, 1779. A new edition of the original first published in 1758. Twice-signed by Noah Webster on the flyleaf and with several marginal notes in his hand throughout. Octavo. 571 pages. Contemporary leather, rebacked. Titles stamped in gilt on morocco spine labels. Moderate wear to original boards; contents toned with a few scattered damp stains; contemporary ex-libris on the front pastedown, else very good condition. This remarkable volume, signed and heavily annotated by American lexicographer Noah Webster (1782-1852), offers a candid look at his attitudes and thoughts of American principles compared to that of Europe.

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