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(BENTHAM.) BURTON, John Hill, Editor.

Benthamiana: Or, select Extracts from the Works of Jeremy Bentham.

With an outline of his opinions on the principal subjects discussed in his works.

William Tait; and London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., and Dublin: John Cumming, Edinburgh , 1843 Stock Code: 97501
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Notes

First edition, comprising "a popular selection in one volume of Bentham's writings" (Muirhead), serving as an introduction to utilitarianism. John Hill Burton had previously edited the works of Bentham in conjunction with Sir John Bowring.

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Description

Octavo (188 x 114 mm). Contemporary calf, gilt rule border to covers, spine ruled gilt, red morocco label.

Condition

Engraved armorial bookplate of William Whiteford to front pastedown, ownership inscription to preliminary blank. Joints and corners slightly rubbed, some surface wear to covers, occasional light foxing; a very good copy.

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