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Philosopher Rene Descartes' first English edition of ''The Passions of the Soule''. London: Printed for A.C., to be Sold by J. Martin, and J. Ridley at the Castle in Fleetstreet neer Ram-Alley, 1650. This rare English edition was printed just one year after the initial publication in French as ''Les Passions de L'ame''. Bound in 18th century mottled calf measuring 3.5'' x 6''. Very good plus condition with bright, fully intact leaves. Title page is framed by a decorative, metal-cut border.
First English Edition of Rene Descartes' ''The Passions of the Soule'' -- From 1650
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