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Système de la nature, by Holbach, Paul Henri Dietrich [d']

Keywords:  Atheism, Atheist work, Materialism, Metaphysics, Philosophie, Philosophy, Religion, Sceptical works, Theology

Parisian category: De Dieu, de son existence, de sa providence

Illegality:  Darnton’s Corpus (768 copies requested in 96 orders); Poinçot’s Inventory of the Bastille (France, 1789); **Joseph II’s Index (Austrian Empire, 1788)**

Printed:  between 0 and 2,000 copies

Acquired:  94 full copies

Sold and Given:  between 1,566 and 2,566 copies

Returns:  94 full copies

N.B. Lower and upper limits (where given) are calculated by treating each incomplete set - i.e. each set containing some but not all volumes of the edition - as 0 and 1 respectively.  Click 'events for this book' below for details.



Full title: Système de la nature ou Des loix du monde physique & du monde moral
Edition type (by origin): Commissioned STN edition
Author(s): Holbach, Paul Henri Dietrich [d']
Language(s): French
Publication: London [Neuchâtel]: [Société Typographique de Neuchâtel], 1771
Details: 2 volumes, in-8°, pages: XIV, 397, [3 bl.]; [4], 500, [3], [1 bl.]
Notes: Attribution - known STN edition.
Full title: Systême de la nature
Edition type (by origin): Place of publication unknown
Author(s): Holbach, Paul Henri Dietrich [d']
Language(s): French
Publication: n.pl. [?]
Details: 2 volumes
STN Livres philosophiques 1775
STN Note Séparée 1781
Notes: Attribution - edition not identified. Almost certainly includes sales of the STN edition of 1771, but also others.BPUN, Ms1231, 'Note Séparée' 1781 gives 2 vols (Londres, 1777), in-8°. STN Livres philosophiques gives London, 1775.