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WALLACE, Robert. A Dissertation on the Numbers of Mankind in antient and modern Times:
Edinburgh : 1753First edition. Robert Wallace (1697-1771) was an interesting figure in the Scottish Enlightenment, a founding member of the Rankenian Club during his university days and also active in the Philosophical and Select societies. His elaborate history of population was based on the extensive research in ancient history that he had originally presented to... Learn More£1,100.00
Stock Code: 127137
WALLACE, Robert. The Doctrine of Passive Obedience and Non-Resistance Considered.
Edinburgh : 1754First edition. Robert Wallace (1697-1771) was a Church of Scotland Minister, best known for his writings on population. This treatise was produced in response to a work of the same year entitled Lord Dun's Friendly and Familiar Advices, written by the Jacobite sympathiser David Erskine, Lord Dun (1673-1754). Dun's work defended passive obedience to... Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 117454
MALTHUS, Thomas Robert. An Essay on the Principle of Population;
London : 1803Second edition, first published in 1798. "In 1803 Malthus published a greatly expanded second edition of the Essay, incorporating details of the population checks that had been in operation in many different countries and periods. Although nominally a second edition, it was regarded by Malthus as a substantially new work. He did not claim originality... Learn More£4,750.00
Stock Code: 121257
MALTHUS, Thomas Robert. Essai sur le principe de population.
Paris : 1809First French edition, translated by Pierre Prévost. First published in English in 1798, it was perhaps the most influential work of its era on population, arguing that the growth of a population would always outrun its ability to feed itself. The first edition was so successful that Malthus soon elaborated on it under his real name, culminating in... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 93446