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An essay on blindness, in a letter to a person of distinction : reciting the most interesting particulars relative to persons born blind, and those who have lost their sight : being an enquiry into the nature of their ideas, knowledge of sounds, opinions concerning morality and religion, &c. interspersed with several anecdotes of Sanderson, Milton, and others : with copper-plates elucidating Dr. Sanderson's method of working geometrical problems

Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784.
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[1780?]

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Also known as

Lettre sur les aveugles. English

Publication/Creation

London : Printed for J. Barker, No. 7, Little Russell-Court, Drury-Lane, [1780?]

Physical description

v, 3 unnumbered pages, 134 pages, 6 leaves of plates

Notes

Item 3 of the advertisements on p.134 for William Bingley is published 1770. The 3rd ed. is suggested by BL to have been issued in 1780, and Barker was active at Little Russell Ct. (address on t.-p.) in 1779-96.

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This material has been provided by University of Bristol Library. The original may be consulted at University of Bristol Library.

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