London: Printed for Richard Hett and James Brackstone, 1740. [Philosophy] FINELY BOUND, the seventh corrected edition. Octavo (21 x 13cm), pp. 365 . Contemporary full speckled calf with raised bands, gilt titles to brown label on spine, and all edges speckled red. Armorial bookplate of William Courtenay Morland to front pastedown. Browning to margins of endpapers and facing leaves. One leaf corner folded over, with associated browning. Generally a crisp, clean copy internally. Rubbing and flaking to spine, with some loss to head-cap and upper joint split (holding firmly). Light wear to boards; corners bumped. Very good. First published in 1724, Watts' Logick followed the Empiricist philosophy of John Locke. Beginning from first principles, it became a central teaching text in England, and was used as the primary textbook of students of logic at Oxford for the next century. Item #57390
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