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A Dissertation on the Numbers of Mankind in Antient and Modern Times: in which the superior populousness of antiquity is maintained. With an appendix, containing additional observations on the same subject, and some remarks on Mr. Hume's Political Discourse, of the Populousness of Antient Nations.
Edinburgh: printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour. 1753 iv, 331 [1]p, 2 tables in text. 8vo. Some light browning, mainly to endpapers & pastedowns. Full contemporary calf; joints cracked, head & tail of spine worn, lacking label. Signature & contemporary armorial bookplate of Paul Panton, Esq.ESTC T145322; not in the Bodleian, Nat. Lib. Wales, or Yale. An eccentric, but important contribution to the 18th century debate on population, and one of the eleven source works cited by Malthus in his first
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