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McCULLOCH, John Ramsay, & Rodrigo da Fonseca Magalhães (trans.) Principios de economia politica.
London : [1830?]Scarce first edition in Portuguese of the author's first major work, first published in English in 1825. WorldCat and Jisc locate just three copies, at the Biblioteca de Catalunya, British Library, and Baker Library at Harvard.
The translator, Fonseca Magalhães (1787-1858), served in the Peninsular War with the unit of Coimbra students but,... Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 129611
DOUGLASS; Frederick; EMERSON, Ralph Waldo; STEDMAN, Edmund Clarence. The Atlantic Monthly, devoted to literature, science, art, and politics. January 1867.
Boston : 1867The January 1867 issue of The Atlantic Monthly, which includes the first appearance in print of three notable works, all published anonymously: Frederick Douglass's An Appeal to Congress for Impartial Suffrage, a plea for equal suffrage between the races in the aftermath of the Civil War; Edmund Clarence Stedman's Pan in Wall Street, a whimsical poem... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 135578
MASQUERIER, Lewis. Sociology:
New York : 1877First edition of this proto-anarchist publication, outlining a vision of American society moved out of the cities and re-organized into self-governing homesteads in the countryside.
Masquerier began as a printer and lawyer before taking up radical ideas, promoting the theories of Robert Owen and applying to join the "Communist Society" sponsored... Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 149963
BILLS OF MORTALITY; GREAT PLAGUE OF LONDON - COMPANY OF PARISH CLERKS OF LONDON. London's Dreadful Visitation:
London : 1665First edition, the rarer "20th of December" issue, complete with the folding table. This weekly register of deaths and burials for the year 1665 provides a "valuable and vivid record" of the great plague of London (Norman); the summary bill records that of the 97,306 persons buried in the parishes of London at this time, 68,596 (roughly 70) died of... Learn More£37,500.00
Stock Code: 148683
ANDERSON, James. Observations on the means of exciting a spirit of National Industry; chiefly intended to promote the Agriculture, Commerce, Manufactures, and Fisheries, of Scotland.
Edinburgh : 1777First edition, in a fine Scott of Edinburgh binding, presentation copy, inscribed from the author on a preliminary blank to William Murray, first earl of Mansfield, whose celebrated library was largely destroyed by fire during the Gordon Riots.
The Scottish agriculturalist and political economist James Anderson (1739-1808) wrote several influential... Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 127839
DUPONT DE NEMOURS, Pierre Samuel. Philosophie de l'univers. Troisième édition. Augmentée de plusieurs notes et d'une table des matières.
Paris : 1799 (Fructidor, An VII)Third and final edition of Dupont's "treatise attempting to state a philosophy of life" (Saricks), first published in 1792 and addressed to his long-time friend Lavoisier. "From the dates given at the beginning of the book, the Philosophie de l'univers was apparently written between December 20, 1792, and June 10, 1793. With the Philosophie, Dupont... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 113128