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WAYLAND, Francis.
The Elements of Moral Science.
New York: Cooke and Co., 1835. New York: Cooke and Co.,, 1835. Octavo. Original marbled purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt, boards with quadruple rule frame in blind, edges uncut. Spine rolled, spine and boards sunned, wear to extremities, endpapers lightly foxed, a very good copy. First edition, first printing, presentation copy from the author to "Mrs Arnold", that is, Frances Arnold, mother of historian Samuel Greene Arnold. Economist and educator Francis Wayland (1796-1865) was president of Brown University for 28 years and a highly regarded author on moral philosophy. Samuel Greene Arnold was a trustee of Brown University during Wayland's presidency, and both had strong work and familial ties to Rhode Island.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member [London, United Kingdom]

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