# 41480

KNOX, Vicesimus (1752-1821)

Essays moral and literary.

$75.00 AUD

/ By Vicesimus Knox, M.A. late Fellow of St. John’s College, Oxford. Basil [i.e. Basel] : printed and sold by James Decker [and] Strasburgh [i.e. Strasbourg] : sold by F. G. Levrault, 1800. Three volumes, octavo, in uniform nineteenth-century French bindings of half navy calf over marbled papered boards (rubbed and scuffed), spines lettered and decorated in gilt; marbled edges and endpapers; pp. [12], 366; [6], 364; [2], 365, [4]; the third volume has a gift inscription dated at Boulogne, 23 July 1864 (presumably when the set was bound); second half of the third volume with pale water staining, otherwise internally very good throughout;

Vicesimus Knox (1752-1821) was an English essayist, headmaster and Anglican priest, known for his pacifist views.