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GODWIN, William. Mandeville.
Edinburgh : 1817First edition of "one of Godwin's most extraordinary works" (Locke, p. 278). Mandeville, Godwin's fourth novel, is a gothic work set in the time of the English Civil War. Godwin wrote this, often considered his darkest novel, surrounding the time of his daughter Mary's official marriage to Percy Bysshe Shelley on 30 December 1816. Three days... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 139646
GODWIN, William. An Enquiry concerning Political Justice, and its Influence on Morals and Happiness.
London : 1796Second edition, following the first of 1793, of one of the most radical and far-reaching political tracts of the era, by the father of British philosophical radicalism. First published just weeks after the execution of Louis XVI, and written in response to Burke's Reflections, Godwin's tract attacks all restraints on the exercise of individual judgement... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 129474
GODWIN, William. Thoughts on Man,
London : 1831First edition of Godwin's final collection of philosophical essays. Although the book did show "some slight departures from his earlier thinking, especially with respect to the natural equality of mankind" (ODNB), the work held true to Godwin's radical precepts: "Thoughts on Man is a sustained celebration of the achievements and possibilities of the... Learn More£575.00
Stock Code: 131891