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2405 | Rare Bibles, Books, & Manuscripts

Sun, Jan 14, 2024 12:00PM EST
Lot 207


Estimate: $438 - $500

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Year/Century: 18th century
Language: Italian
Subject: Philosophy
Binding: Vellum
Description: Due to the forces of human intelligence, osia Ludovico Antonio Muratori's treatise on the topic of Pirronismo, Venice, 1752 (Regarding the powers of human comprehension, or if Pyrrhonism disproved, a discourse by Lodovico Antonio Muratori, the Most Serene Lord Duke of Modena's librarian, in contrast to the supposed Monsignor Huet's work on the frailty of human understanding.)A well-received book criticizing modern skepticism, in particular Pierre Daniel Huet's anti-Cartesian Traite Philosophique de la Foibless de L'esprit Humain. The father of Italian historical writing is regarded as Muratori. Dimensions: 4 3/4 by 7 3/4 "; full vellum binding; manuscript title on the spine; foxing; slight vellum wear; 248 pages Written in Italian


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