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    Thomas Hobbes. Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme, & Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiastical and Civill. London: Andrew Crooke, 1651. First edition, first issue.

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    First edition, first issue with woodcut "head" ornament on title-page. This copy without the engraved title-page or the folding table. Quarto. Approximately 11 x 7 inches. [vi], 396 pages. Lacking page 263/264. Contemporary boards. Rebacked in later (nineteenth-century?) cloth, paper label with ink title on spine. Boards worn (especially at corners), spine worn, label chipped, front hinge starting, text somewhat soiled throughout. Previous owner's signature on free endpapers, bookplate of book collector A. Russell Pollock on front pastedown. Fair.

    PMM 138.

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