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OWEN, Robert.

The Life of Robert Owen: Written by Himself, With Selections from his Writings and Correspondence; A Supplementary Appendix to the First Volume of The Life of Robert Wilson: Containing a Series of Reports, Addresses, Memorials, and Other Documents, Referred to in that Volume. 1808-1820.

Published: London: Effingham Wilson, 1857-58

Stock code: 87786

Price: £2,750

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First edition. Volume I and the appendix (all published), by the Robert Marcus Owen (1771–1858), a Welsh social reformer and one of the founders of the cooperative movement.

2 volumes, octavo (212 132 and 215 138 mm). Vol I: Contemporary blue half calf and marbled boards, red morocco label, spine lettered in gilt with gilt raised bands, marbled edges and endpapers. Vol Ia: Original purple cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt, decorative border blindstamped to boards, yellow endpapers. One folding engraved plate in supplement. Vol I: Boards rubbed and scuffed, endpapers foxed. Vol. IA: loss to lower edge of front endpapers, spine and board edges discoloured.

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