The First Concerning Art, The Second Concerning Music , Painting and Poetry, The Third Concerning Happin ess. The Fourth Edition Revised and Corrected. 5 3/8" x 8 5/8" x 1 1/8.Half leather with marbled boards and end papers, gilt spine with fi ve raised band s, top edge gilt. Corners are bumped, leather is worn away in many spots. Spine is sunned and rubbed. Shelf wear to head & foot of spine. End papers show some soiling.
Some light foxing, but the pages are clean and supple. This book is from the Estate of Joseph A. His library stamp is embossed on the Title pageand the Advertisement to Reader page. His initials are also at the top of page #99, which is how he kept track of the books he'd finished. Joseph Sadony is someone you should Google.He was a Friend of Teddy Roosevelt, Admiral Byrd, many Hollywood stars, Einstein, Ghandi and many others including royalty. He was psychic advisor to Chicago Police and wrote among other things "Gates of the Mind, the Proven Psychic Discoveries of Joseph Sadony". Joseph died in 1960 at 83 years of age and many of the books we are listing are from the 30,000 that were left in his estate. The item "1783 Three Treatises Concerning Art, Music, Painting, Poetry, Happiness by J.
Harris" is in sale since Thursday, January 24, 2013. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "colbystreetartandantiques" and is located in Whitehall, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.