Dublin: printed for Messrs. Wogan, Byrne, J. Moore, Colbert, Rice W. Jones, Porter, and Folingsby, 1795. First Dublin Edition. Octavo, cxxiii, , 332 pages; VG; bound in contemporary acid-washed calf, 20th century rebacked in calf with two black labels, gilt titling; mild wear, primarily to corners; early name in ink to title page;
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First Dublin edition, published the same year as the first London edition.;
Essays on Philosophical Subjects is a posthumously published history of astronomy until Smith's own era, plus some thoughts on ancient physics and metaphysics;