A Paper on the Means of Reducing the Poors Rates,
and of affording effectual and permanent relief to the labouring classes, presented to the Chairman of the Committee on the Poor Laws. Original.London: 1817 Stock Code: 140855
NotesFirst edition, offprinted from The Pamphleteer, vol. X, 1817. Torrens proposes reforms to the Poor Laws, to the chairman of the committee dedicated to reviewing the Laws, William Sturges Bourne.
Octavo (213 x 136 mm), 20 pp.
Bookplate to front pastedown. Light toning, faint staining at foot, small brown mark at head of final couple of leaves. A very good copy.
With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.
Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220