London: Printed by W.B. for A. and J. Churchill, 1706. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , 3-336 pp. Early nineteenth century paneled calf with the spine in six compartments, recent black morocco label lettered in gold on the spine; all edges decoratively speckled. A collection of Locke's posthumous writings, including "Of the Conduct of the Understanding", "An Examination of P. Malebranche's Opinion of Seeing all things in God", "A Discourse of Miracles", "Part of a Fourth Letter for Toleration", "Memoirs relating to the Life of Anthony first Earl of Shaftsbury", and "His New Method of a Common-Place-Book", written originally in French, and now translated into English. Pforzheimer 609. Yolton 299. This collection was assembled by Peter King, one of Locke's literary executors. Locke's "Of the Conduct of the Understanding" was especially popular and was reprinted several times after the publication of this book. It was intended as a later addition to his Essay Concerning Human Understanding, but Locke was unable to incoporate this in a later edition before his death. A handsome copy of an early collection of Locke's works. Very Good+. Item #000010393
Three small blemishes to the extremities, a name contemporary to the binding on the front pastedown.