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MILL, John Stuart.

Rare books by John Stuart Mill, including signed first editions, first editions and finely bound copies of On Liberty and Principles of Political Economy.

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  1. A System of Logic:
    First edition of the author's philosophical work, outlining the five principles of inductive reasoning, now known as Mill's methods. Often considered as Mill's best work, A System of Logic was twelve years in the making. "Mill began his book with the assertion that he was not concerned with the contested territory of epistemology,... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 107489

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  2. Essays on some unsettled questions of political economy.
    First edition of a series of five theoretical essays on economic problems which Mill had composed around 1830, only one of which had been published. Gathering these earlier essays gave Mill the idea of preparing a major synoptic work that would expand and bring up to date the classic treatises of Smith and Ricardo, and it... Learn More
    £1,650

    Stock Code: 60896

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  3. 114139
    First edition of the work that "perhaps more than any other of his works, has been viewed by posterity as the kernel of his social philosophy" (ODNB). "Many of Mill's ideas are now the commonplaces of democracy. His arguments for freedom of every kind of thought and speech have never been improved on. He was the first to... Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 114139

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  4. 124043
    First edition in Dutch, exceptionally rare. OCLC records just two copies in institutions outside the Netherlands: one at the British Library and one at the Vlaamse Erfgoedbibliotheek in Beglium; there are eight listed as located in the Netherlands. First published in English earlier the same year, On Liberty, "perhaps more... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 124043

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  5. 124088
    First edition of this collection of John Stuart Mill's essays, which first appeared in either the Westminster Review or the Edinburgh Review. Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 124088

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  6. 119112
    First edition in Italian of Mill's Considerations on Representative Government. 'In his major work on political institutions, Considerations on Representative Government, the decline of individuality and the growing power of mass opinions are major reasons for Mill's advocacy of a number of reforms to protect minorities... Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 119112

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  7. The Subjection of Women.
    First edition, "the last of Mill's great political tracts" and his "most unpopular and bitterly contested" work (ODNB). Mill had long been a women's rights advocate, having been influenced by the thinking of his father, the Utilitarian philosopher James Mill, and by his long friendship with, and then marriage to, the philosopher... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 103455

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  8. The Subjection of Women.
    First edition, "the last of Mill's great political tracts" and his "most unpopular and bitterly contested" work (ODNB). Mill had long been a women's rights advocate, having been influenced by the thinking of his father, the Utilitarian philosopher James Mill, and by his long friendship with, and then marriage to, the philosopher... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 108992

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  9. 119395
    First edition in Polish of Mill's Utilitarianism (first, 1863), his important "definition of Utilitarianism, and a defence of the philosophy expressed by it" (MacMinn, et al.) The translator was the positivist philosopher, publicist, and jurist Feliks Bogacki (1847-1916). As stated on the title page, this Polish edition... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 119395

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  10. Principles of Political Economy.
    An attractive American edition, from the fifth London edition, originally published in 1848. "From the moment of publication, Mill's Principles was hailed as a classic, far more congenial to the public than earlier economic textbooks, and far more readable than the Logic" (ODNB). Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 96477

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  11. 121186
    An attractively bound and handsomely illustrated edition of "the undisputed bible of economic doctrine" (Roll, p. 353), published here with an introduction by the American economist Arthur Twining Hadley. "From the moment of publication in 1848, Mill's Principles was hailed as a classic, far more congenial to the public... Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 121186

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