The Monist, 1920.. 1920.. Good. - Octavo, softcover. printed self-wraps. 6 pages. The front edges of the pages are rippled & the edges of the first page are slightly darkened with some light staining to the front edge. There is light creasing to the bottom corner of the last page. Good.
Signed "Compliments of M. P. Cushing" above the title.
Holbach [d. 1780] was a wealthy patron of philosophy and a close friend of Diderot. His salon was a meeting place for the Encyclopedists, Though an amateur, he wrote extensively on science, theology, politics, morals, and philosophy, his best-known work being "Systeme de la Nature , an exposition of scientific materialism.