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Esprit (de l'), by Helvétius, Claude-Adrien

Keywords:  Atheist work, Education, Epistemology, Materialism, Metaphysics, Moral Philosophy, National Character, National customs, Philosophie, Philosophy, Political Rights, Political theory, Politics, Sceptical works

Parisian category: De l'Ame, de son immortalité, de l'esprit de l'homme

Illegality:  Darnton’s Corpus (55 copies requested in 8 orders); **Joseph II’s Index (Austrian Empire, 1788)**; Poinçot’s Inventory of the Bastille (France, 1789)

Acquired:  62 full copies

Sold and Given:  66 full copies

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Full title: Esprit (de l')
Edition type (by origin): Place of publication unknown
Author(s): Helvétius, Claude-Adrien
Language(s): French
Publication: n.pl. [?]
Details: 2 volumes, in-12°
LFB Catalogue 1787
STN Catalogue 1785
STN Livres philosophiques 1775
STN Note Séparée 1781
Notes: Attribution - Catalogue and manuscript information indicates STN traded in (London, 1776), (Amsterdam, 1776) and (Amsterdam, 1784) editions. It has not always been possible from STN manuscripts to isolate which transactions relate to which editions.