An Essay on the Principles of Population; or, 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

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London: Printed for T. Johnson, 1806. Third edition. xvi, 505, (1, blank), (60, index ) pp.; vii, (1, blank), 559, (1) pp. 2 vols. 8vo. GERITS: Third edition, the first to be published in 2 volumes and the first published after the Great Quarto edition of 1803, of one of the most important and influential books in the history of economic thought. The third edition contained numerous revisions, among which was a text entitled, A Reply to the Chief Objections which have been urged against the Essay on the Principle of Population, which was also published separately so that it might be bound with earlier ones. Kress B.5067; Goldsmiths 19210; Einaudi 3669; Carpenter, Economic Bestsellers, XXXII, (3); PMM 251 (for the first edition); Blaug, Great Economists before Keynes, p. 141ff Third edition. Contemporary three-quarter calf; joints cracked, two boards detached; rubbed and scuffed; scattered foxing throughout; withal, a good, serviceable copy.


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