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A new method of making common-place-books
1706, Printed for J. Greenwood, bookseller
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The two pages preceding p. 2 comprise a double-page table entitled "The index", printed in red and black.

Pp. 15, 17, 19 and 23 are blank.

"Monsieur Le Clerc's character of Mr. Lock's method, with his advice about the use of common-places": p. i-v.

"Epistle. Mr. Lock's letter to Monsieur Toinard, containing a new and easier method of making common-place books, an exact index of which may be made in two pages": p. 2-24.

"A letter of Doctor John Wallis to Robert Boyle, Esq; concerning the said doctors essay of teaching a person dumb and deaf to speak, and to understand a language; together with the success thereof, made apparent to His Majesty, the Royal Society, and the University of Oxford": p. 25-40.

"The following account was writ by the late ingenuous Mr. Oldenburg, Secretary of the Royal Society": p. 41-43.

"A letter of Dr. John Wallis ... to Mr. Thomas Beverly, concerning his method for instructing persons deaf and dumb": p. 44-60.

Translation of 'Méthode nouvelle de dresser des recueils,' orig. publ. in 'Bibliothèque universelle et historique de l'année 1686', T. 2, 315-340. Based on a letter in Latin to author's friend N. Toinard in 1685.

ESTC, T113609.

Yolton, J.S. John Locke, a descriptive bibliography (1998), A267.

Attig, J.C. Works of John Lock (1985), 31.

Alston, III.795.

ESTC T113609.

Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Company Note: Binding: Modern calf, panelled and ruled in gilt. Library stamp on A2 of the Mercantile Library, Philadelphia

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