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OWEN, Robert.

The Life of Robert Owen: Written by Himself...

With Selections from his Writings and Correspondence; A Supplementary Appendix to the First Volume of The Life of Robert Wilson: Containing a Series of Reports, Addresses, Memorials, and Other Documents, Referred to in that Volume. 1808-1820 [all published].

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Published: London Effingham Wilson, 1857-8

Stock Code: 87786

£2,750
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Notes

First edition of the autobiography of Robert Owen (1771-1858), one of the most influential thinkers and social reformers of his time.

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Description

2 volumes, octavo (212 x 132 and 215 x 138 mm). Vol. 1: Contemporary blue half calf and marbled boards, red morocco label, spine lettered in gilt with gilt raised bands, marbled edges and endpapers. Vol. 1a: Original purple cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt, decorative border blind-stamped to boards, yellow endpapers.

Illustrations

Folding engraved plate in supplement.

Condition

Vol. 1: boards rubbed and scuffed, endpapers foxed. Vol. 1a: loss to lower edge of front endpapers, spine and board edges discoloured.

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