La Vie de Mr. Des-Cartes Contenant L'histoire de la Philosophie & de les autres Oevrages: Et aussi ce qui luy est arrive de plus narquable pendant le cours de se Vie. Adrien Baillet.
La Vie de Mr. Des-Cartes Contenant L'histoire de la Philosophie & de les autres Oevrages: Et aussi ce qui luy est arrive de plus narquable pendant le cours de se Vie
La Vie de Mr. Des-Cartes Contenant L'histoire de la Philosophie & de les autres Oevrages: Et aussi ce qui luy est arrive de plus narquable pendant le cours de se Vie

La Vie de Mr. Des-Cartes Contenant L'histoire de la Philosophie & de les autres Oevrages: Et aussi ce qui luy est arrive de plus narquable pendant le cours de se Vie

Paris: Chez la Veuve Maubry Cramoysi, 1693. leather_bound. 322 pages.16 x 9 cm, This edition "Reduite en abrege," the fuller and first edition of this work published 1691. Copper engraved frontispiece. The author, an erudite and assiduous compiler was born a year prior to Descartes death, and this work is still considered useful for a contemporary view of Descartes. Baillet slept little, ate once a day, took no wine, and entered society once a week (Monday). Ex-library, bookplate only of University of Chicago, inked inscription title page, tiitle page printed in red and black, worming first few leaves including title, moderate age-toning, backstrip head nicked, corners worn, binding firm and tight. Contemporary full, mottled brown calf. Very good. Item #665

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