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On the Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation
London: John Murray, 1821. Third Revised Edition.. orig. grey paste paper bds.. A very good copy; backstrip worn and with early repairs.. 8vo. A superb association. This copy of Ricardo's landmark book from the library of Francis Place the English radical and reformer. The book has Place's book plate on the frt. pastedown, his signature on the front endpaper, two lengthy news clippings on Ricardo's theory of rent affixed to the endpapers, pencil notations throughout the text. and 8 lines of notes on the rear free endpaper (apparently in a different hand). Place was a tireless agitator for basic political reforms, voting rights, the right of workers to organize in unions, and a founding member of the Chartist movement. He maintained a library of books and tracts at his shop on Charing Cross Rd. for much of his working life. The shop, according to his biographers, was a meeting place for those in the city of London involved in radical and reform politics. Kress C 769; see PMM # 277; DNB XV 1276 - 79; New Palgrave III, 879.
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