A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful with an Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste, and Several Other Additions

By: Edmund Burke, (1729-1797).

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32mo. 5 x 3 1/4 inches. 184 pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Burke, vignette on title page; text clean, unmarked, minor toning, page 183 dog-eared. Tan cloth over boards, printed spine label; binding square and tight, soiled, head and foot of spine rubbed, corners lightly bumped, spine label chipped, 1/2 cm of spine missing at foot. Good. Later edition, first edition, 1757. Burke's essay on the categories of the "beautiful" and the "sublime" defined the transition between Enlightenment and Romantic aesthetic ideals. Burke was an influential Irish Whig statesman, author, and philosopher.

Title: A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful with an Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste, and Several Other Additions

Author Name: Edmund Burke, (1729-1797).

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Publisher: Chiswick and London:, C. Whittingham, College House, for Sherwood and Co. Paternoster-Row,: 1820

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: KSF11113-68

Keywords: Edmund Burke, A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful with an Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste, and Several Other Additions, Philosophy, Aesthetics