"IMMEDIATELY POPULAR AND VERY INFLUENTIAL"
MARTINEAU, Harriet. Illustrations of Political Economy. Boston, 1832-34. Seventeen volumes.
First and early American editions, published the same years as the English editions, of 17 volumes from Martineau's "immensely successful" series of novels illustrating social and political ideals, espousing the ideas of Adam Smith and Malthus, among others, in exceptional condition. $5200.