Il Governo rappresentativo.
Traduzione fatta sull'ultima edizione Inglese da F. P. Fenili.Turin: Tipografia della Rivista dei Comuni Italiani, 1865 Stock Code: 119112
First edition in Italian of Mill's Considerations on Representative Government, published as part two of the series Collezione di opere economiche, amministrative e politiche. "In his major work on political institutions, Considerations on Representative Government, the decline of individuality and the growing power of mass opinions are major reasons for Mill's advocacy of a number of reforms to protect minorities and to ensure that the influence exerted by educated minds on government is greater than that to which their numerical strength entitles them. But it is a wide-ranging book, and its interest lies as much in the discussion of general principles as in the particular recommendations regarding the ballot, proportional representation, and plural voting, not to mention the treatment of local government, federalism, and nationality" (IESS).
Octavo (165 x 113 mm.). Contemporary pebble grained red cloth, flat spine blind-ruled, direct lettered gilt, yellow coated endpapers, marbled edges.
Spine faded, pale splashmarks to front board. Occasional light spotting, a few pages with marginal side-ruling in red crayon, gathering 12 (pages 177-192) bound in twice, small marginal round stain to upper margin of pages 225-230, just entering text; a good copy.
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