Item #23584 An essay on the origin of evil ... Translated from the Latin, with notes. To which is added, a sermon by the same author, on the fall of man. The fifth edition, revised. By Edmund [Law], Lord Bishop of Carlisle. WILLIAM KING.
An essay on the origin of evil ... Translated from the Latin, with notes. To which is added, a sermon by the same author, on the fall of man. The fifth edition, revised. By Edmund [Law], Lord Bishop of Carlisle.

An essay on the origin of evil ... Translated from the Latin, with notes. To which is added, a sermon by the same author, on the fall of man. The fifth edition, revised. By Edmund [Law], Lord Bishop of Carlisle.

London: R. Faulder and T. & J. Merril, 1781. 8vo, pp. [v]-lxii, 456, [16] index; bound without the half-title, and perhaps another preliminary leaf, but there is no evidence of anything missing; 20th century quarter calf over marbled boards, green morocco label; some scuffing, but good and sound. "A sermon on the fall of man. Fourth edition" with a fly-title at p. [429]. William King (1685-1763) a miscellaneous writer, was the principal of St. Mary Hall, Oxford and was head of the Jacobite Party at Oxford. "In February 1755 King had the pleasing duty of taking to Johnson his diploma of M.A., and found in him a warm admirer of both his scholarship and politics" (DNB). Item #23584

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