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Sir John Frederick William HERSCHEL. Autograph letter.

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Sir John Frederick William HERSCHEL. Autograph letter.
 Sir John Frederick William HERSCHEL. 
1792-1871

Minute of the first issue of the essay ?On the Origin of Force?. 1865

"and the first and greatest question which Philosophy has to resolve, in its attempt to make out a Kosmos...  is whether we can derive any light from our internal consciousness of thought, reason, power"

In 8vo oblong, mm. 143x220; A sheet written only on the recto, black ink. Text in English, minute hand writing in italics, some corrections and deletions. Excellent condition.
wed 19 May 2021
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