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T. R. Malthus
Malthus on Population: 5th ed. 3 Vol.s, 1817. Original boards, good condition
London: John Murray, 1817. Rev. Thomas Malthus, An Essay On The Principle of Population; A View of its Past and Present Effects On Human Happiness; With An Inquiry Into Our Prospects Respecting The Future Removal Or Mitigation of The Evils Which it Occasions. 5th ed. London: John Murray, 1817 COMPLETE, UNRESTORED, 3 VOLUMES IN GOOD / G+ CONDITION Ex Libris Baronet Murray of Auchtertyre Possibly the definitive edition of the immediately, and still, massively influential, controversial magnum opus of the august Reverend. This edition incorporated large additions to the 4th, large enough to have been published alone as a separate volume earlier in 1817. Original drab papered boards, uncut. Good condition: not cocked or bowed; papered spines intact with original labels; all joints hold together well despite some splitting; bookblock firm. I - 496pp. Front joint split along its length but holds well still; rear joint split along 1/3 of bottom end. Tail creased. Front endpaper: tearing to paper from where former bookplate was removed (see II and III). Small label in top left: "Sold by E. Pillans, 13 Hanover Street, Edinburgh". Vol. I endpaper name inscribed: "JGH Newfield". Foxing to boards, endpapers and light foxing throughout. II - 507pp. Split to bottom 1/3 of front joint and 1" at the top. Tail creased. Bookplate on front endpaper: "IN BELLO QUIES Murray Bart. of Auchtertyre". Foxing to boards, front 4 and rear single endpapers with light foxing throughout. Tail stitch (1 of 3) to one signature has come loose (pp.231-6). III - 500pp. Small splits to front tail joint and both … [Click Below for Full Description]
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