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    Bernard Mandeville. Free Thoughts on Religion, The Church, and National Happiness. London: Printed for John Brotherton, 1729. Second (Revised) edition.

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    Bernard Mandeville. Free Thoughts on Religion, The Church, and National Happiness. London: Printed for John Brotherton, 1729. Second edition, "revised, corrected, and enlarged, with many additions by the author." Twelvemo. xxiv (last page misnumbered "XIV"), [2], 409, [1] blank, xxii index pages. Contemporary calf, five raised bands on the spine, titles lettered in gilt on a morocco spine label. Modest shelf wear to the edges of the boards; joints worn with one small one-inch crack at the top of the front joint, else an extremely clean copy in very good condition. First published in 1720, Mandeville uses wit and social satire to encourage men to examine their own motives instead of censuring others. Kress S3282. Goldsmiths 6732.



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    April, 2012
    11th Wednesday
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