6022. Rousseau on the inegality amongst man

ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. Discours sur l'origine et les fondemens de l'inegalité parmi les hommes. Amsterdam (Marc Michel Rey) 1755.

8:o (about 200x120 mm.). (3), 4-LXX, (2), (1)-262, (2) pp. Engraved frontispiece D[ominique] Sornique after C[harles Dominique Joseph] Eisen, title printed in red and black with engraved vignette by Fokke,1 engraved headpiece on dedication.
Contemporary brown full calf, partly worn, richly gilt spine in six compartments, red edges. Minor foxing and spotting. Partly erased signature on title. Old signature on inside of upper cover. First edition.