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FAWCETT, Henry.

Pauperism: its Causes and Remedies.

London, Macmillan and Co., 1871 Stock Code: 140031
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First edition, based on a course of lectures that economist Henry Fawcett (1833-1884), husband of suffragist Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929), delivered at Cambridge in 1870 to raise the issue of poverty and the poor law system.
"His direct, realistic, unpolished attempts to explain the substance and policy implications of elementary economic analysis to non-professionals reached a much wider contemporary audience than the writings of any other late 19th-century English professor of political economy." (Phyllis Deane in The New Palgrave).

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Description

Octavo. Original brown pebble grained boards, spine lettered in gilt, black trellis effect to spine, extending onto covers, blue coated endpapers.

Condition

Spine ends lightly worn and corners a little bruised. Goodwin of Macclesfield embossed stamp to front free endpaper and binders ticket (Burn & Co) to rear pastedown, very occasional light spotting, and one instance of pencil marginalia; a very good copy.

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