LOT 532
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[Philosophy. The soul] Two German works: (1) J.F. Oberlin. Berichte eines Visionärs

über den Zustand der Seelen nach dem Tode. Aus dem Nachlasse Johann Friedrich Oberlin's (...) mitgetheilt von Dr. G.H. v. Schubert (...) nebst einem Fragment: Die Sprache des Wachens. Ein Anhang zu des Herausgebers Symbolik des Traumes. Leipsic, F.A. Brockhaus, 1837, VI,105 pp., simple contemp. wr. w. paper letterpiece on spine.

Outer corners sl. worn/ dog-eared. Paper over spine splitting, and worn at spine-ends. Rare separate issue of the first and only edition of a treatise on the fate of the soul after death, based on the papers of Johann Friedrich Oberlin (1740-1826), pastor, teacher, philantropist and social reformer at the parish Weddersbach, edited after his death by the natural scientist and physician Gotthilf Heinrich von Schubert (1780-1860). Poggendorff II, p. 852; Hirsch, Biogr. Lex. der hervorragenden Ärtze, V, p. 290. (2) Moses Mendelssohn. Phaedon oder Über die Unsterblichkeit der Seele, in drei Gesprächen. Karlsruhe, Schmieder, 1780, 2 parts in 1 vol., (10),52; 224 pp., contemp. half calf. Lacks perhaps a prel. leaf; foxed as usual. Spine dam. and outer corners worn. One of the author's most famous books, modelled on Plato's dialogue with the same name, the first edition appeared in 1767. Goedeke IV/1, 488, 8. (total 2)

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