Great First Cause, Or the Self-Moving Forces of the Universe
Place Published: Liverpool
Publisher: R. James, Printer
Date Published: 1851
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 46248
16pp. Very slim octavo [22 cm] Pamphlet mounted in amateur plain brown wraps, with a simple paper title label mounted to the front wrap. Very good. The plain amateur wraps are faded at the edges. There is a numerical paper label across the fold of the spine, and the threads are visible in the inside margins of the pages. Sabin 64954. Flake 6493.
A tract in which Orson Pratt discusses the following concepts: Space and duration have a necessary existence; All Substance eternal- Evidences; Inert Matter has never as yet been discovered; Intelligent Matter- Matter could not act without intelligence- Unintelligent matter could not obey a law- Herschel's views erroneous.