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MILNE, A. A. Those Were the Days.
London : 1929First edition, signed limited issue, number 165 of 250 copies, signed by the author.
This volume comprises the first collected edition of four of Milne's works: The Day's Play, The Holiday Round, Once a Week, and The Sunny Side. Milne introduces the book in his "Prelude" stating "Here, within one volume, are collected the writings of a certain... Learn More£400.00
Stock Code: 149678
MALTHUS, Thomas Robert. An Essay on the Principle of Population;
London : 1817First three-volume edition, the fifth overall, with extensive additions compared to the previous editions.
Malthus contributed a new preface, rewrote chapters 8 to 13, and provided new chapters on France, England, and the Poor Laws. The additions were so substantial that Malthus also published them in a separate volume, for those who owned earlier... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 149393
MORRIS, William. The Defence of Guenevere and other poems.
London : 1858First edition of William Morris's first major published work, containing 30 poems, published when the author was 24 years old and dedicated to Rossetti.
Buxton Forman notes that Morris "had what I cannot doubt to have been a genuine misprision of this delightful little book" since he "refused to revise it." Apparently it was "with difficulty... Learn More£900.00
Stock Code: 149610
MALTHUS, Thomas Robert. The Travel Diaries.
Cambridge : 1966First edition, first impression. "In the first edition of his Essay on the Principle of Population (1798), Malthus confined himself to theory. Subsequently, in 1799, Malthus traveled to Scandinavia in search of the necessary empirical evidence to support his theory. His journey took him from Hamburg in the south to Trondheim in the north, and included... Learn More£50.00
Stock Code: 149957
MARX, Karl. Le Capital.
Paris : [1872-75]First edition in French, first issue, a fine presentation copy, inscribed by Marx to the Frankfurt banker Sigmund Schott, with whom Marx exchanged ideas central to his philosophies and work: "Mr Sigmund Schott, de la part de l'auteur, Londres, 3 Novembre 1877" to the first engraved title page. Presentation copies of Capital are exceptionally rare, with... Learn More£575,000.00
Stock Code: 128563
MURDOCH, Iris. The Sovereignty of Good Over Other Concepts.
Cambridge : 1967First edition, first impression, of Iris Murdoch's "best-known work of philosophy, whose influence has grown since publication. It was fiercely original" (ODNB). Learn More£75.00
Stock Code: 150807
MILTON, John. Paradise Lost.
London : 1835A pleasing, unopened, Pickering edition of Milton's Paradise Lost (1667). The publications of William Pickering were renowned for their quality and the elegance of their design and typography.
Pickering's "achievements are now well acknowledged: the introduction of cloth binding, leading to the wider availability of books at lower prices; the... Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 146038
MARX, Karl. Das Kapital.
Hamburg : 1867, 1885, & 1894First editions, a complete set in contemporary bindings, of Marx's polemical masterpiece of political economy. Only the first volume was published in Marx's lifetime, with the rest seen through the press by Engels. The culmination of nearly 25 years of research, the most significant and influential analysis of capitalism ever written, Das Kapital became... Learn More£115,000.00
Stock Code: 143064
MILL, John Stuart. A System of Logic:
London : 1843First 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, but only with... Learn More£3,000.00
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MILL, John Stuart. On Liberty.
London : 1859First edition of the work that "has been viewed by posterity as the kernel of Mill's 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 recognize the tendency of a democratically elected majority to tyrannize... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 149606
MARX, Karl. Le capital.
Paris : First abridged French edition of vol. I of Das Kapital; "Gabriel Deville's internationally acclaimed abridgement of Capital did more to disseminate the arguments of Marx's revered but unread magnum opus than did any other publication before or since" (Stuart, Marxism at Work, p. 25).
Das Kapital was first published in French from 1872-75 in parts... Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 136917
MALTHUS, Thomas Robert. Principles of Political Economy.
Cambridge : 1989Variorum edition, with extensive critical apparatus identifying the differences between the first and second editions (1820 and 1836) and Malthus's unpublished manuscript notes.
The book was conceived as a series of tracts rather than a comprehensive and systematic treatise, though Malthus published it to establish his own position against that... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 146546
MARX, Karl. Herr Vogt.
London : 1860First edition of the work which Marx took the best part of a year away from the writing of Capital to complete. It is an answer to the slanders against himself, Engels and their supporters which appeared in Karl Vogt's 1859 pamphlet, Mein Prozess gegen die Allgemeine Zeitung. "Herr Vogt is Marx's 'forgotten' work. Mentioned in passing - if at all -... Learn More£200,000.00
Stock Code: 117548