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    [Dictionary]. Peter Bayle. The Dictionary, Historical and Critical of Mr. Peter Bayle. The Second Edition, Carefully Collated, With the Several Editions of the Original; in Which Many Passages are Restored, and the Whole Greatly Augmented, Particularly with a Translation of the Quotations from eminent Writers in Various Languages. To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author, Revised, Corrected and Enlarged, by Mr. Des Maizeaux, Fellow of the Royal Society, Vols. I-V. London: J. J. and P. Knapton, D. Midwinter, et al, 1734-1738. Second edition. Complete in five large octavo volumes. Ex-library copy with filing notations, ink-stamps and bookplates of the Library of the University of California Los Angeles. Volumes I, II and IV in contemporary full-leather with spines lettered in gilt. Front and rear covers detached or detaching. Some rubbing, bumping and edgewear to extremities with some loss at corners and spine ends. Volume I lacks title page, half title detached but present. Volumes III and V in modern library bindings, spines lettered in white. Some minor bumping and edgewear. Some foxing scattered throughout. Good. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.


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