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Book Number 1689 
Author Viscount Henry St John Bolingbroke 
Title Letters on the Study and Use of History 
Date c. 1752. 
Publisher A. Millar 
Place of Publication London 
Edition  
Volume Information Two volumes. 
Cover Contemporary marble boards with recent ½ calf, spine in six compartments of raised gilt-tooled, red morocco label on two, endpapers marbled. 
Illustration  
Size 4to. 
Condition Covers worn, edges uncut, occasional minor foxing; otherwise a good set. 
Provenance  
Pagination P. Volume 1. half-title, blank, title, blank, 315; Volume 2 half-title, blank, title, blank, 286, contents (2). 
Reference  
Translation Info  
Notes Henry St. John Bolingbroke was born in Battersea. In 1712 he went to Paris to make the final arrangements for peace and took charge of the peace negotiations resulting in the treaty of Utrecht being signed in 1713. In 1735 he moved to France and continued to live there until 1742. During this time, he wrote his Letters on the Study of History in which he violently attacked the Christian religion. 
Price (US$) 675  
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