London: William Tegg & Co., 1858. Nineteenth. Tan calf with gilt. Octavo (22 x 14 cm). [2, blank], xxxi, [1, blank], 692 [2, blank] pp. Bound in tan calf; covers with gilt borders and edges; gilt logo on front cover reads 'Via Veritas Vita;' banded with contrasting dark green label and gilt; marbled endpapers and edges. Corners bruised and worn; covers rubbed with many light scratches and marks; top and bottom of spine bruised and hinges a little rubbed; University of Glasgow bookplate in Latin with black and white illustrations dating from 1859 inside front cover; previous pencil pricing on first blank page with previous owner's name on second blank page; 'Morcombe 6.3.99' written in pencil at top of title page; purple stamp on title page and at the top of page 55; blank endpapers and frontispiece toned with light spotting however the rest of the pages are mostly clean and bright with very occasional light spotting; overall a handsome book in fine condition. Fine. Item #816
Thomas Brown was a Scottish philosopher and poet. Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind was so well received that it reached a 19th and final edition of which this copy is one.