De la misère des classes laborieuses en Angleterre et en France;
de la nature de la misère, de son existence, de ses effets, de ses causes, et de l'insuffisance des remèdes qu'on lui a opposés jusqu'ici; avec l'indication des moyens propres à en affranchir les sociétés.Paris: Chez Paulin, 1840 Stock Code: 149581
First edition of Buret's study of the French and English poor, among the earliest sociological analyses of pauperism, placing the existence of pauperism as a necessary result of the industrial state. Buret influenced the formation of socialist thought, and was referred to by both Proudhon and Marx.
2 volumes, octavo. Uncut in original yellow wrappers.
Plate from separate publication (a well-to-do couple visiting the sick) loosely inserted into vol. II.
Tiny chip to rear cover of vol. I affecting a couple letters, wrappers firm and fresh without restoration, light foxing to contents, an excellent copy.
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