Lot 14: Malthus. On the Principle of Population
05 November 2016
Macon, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Malthus, Thomas Robert. AN ESSAY ON THE PRINCIPLE OF POPULATION; OR, A VIEW OF ITS PAST AND PRESENT EFFECTS ON HUMAN HAPPINESS. London: for Johnson, 1807. 4th ed. 2 vol., 8vo. iii-xvi, 580; iii-vii, , 484,  pp., half-titles lacking. Period full calf, all boards detached, leather with scuffs, retaining title labels in gilt. Contents quite clean overall with only an occasional spot or two of foxing.