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JOHN STUART MILL

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“THE UNDISPUTED BIBLE OF ECONOMIC DOCTRINE”

MILL, John Stuart. Principles of Political Economy. London, 1848. Two volumes.

First edition of Mill's important and influential work on political economy, "the undisputed bible of economic doctrine" (Roll, 353), a beautiful copy in original cloth. $12,000.

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“FEW MEN HAVE HAD A MORE MARKED INFLUENCE UPON THE RISING INTELLECT OF THE TIME”

MILL, John Stuart. System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive. London, 1843. Two volumes.

First edition of a classic text on logic by John Stuart Mill—"Britain's most important philosopher in the 19th century"—one of only 750 copies printed. $8000.

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SIGNED PRESENTATION FROM FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE TO WOMEN'S MOVEMENT LEADER AUGUSTE VON LITTROW

(NIGHTINGALE, Florence) MILL, John Stuart. Autobiography. London, 1873.

First edition, second issue (published the same year as the first), of Mill's important autobiography—a fantastic presentation/association copy inscribed and signed by Florence Nightingale on the front flyleaf: "To Frau Auguste von Littrow-Bischoff, her grateful Florence Nightingale, London Nov[em]ber 1873." The recipient Auguste von Littrow was a prominent German-Austrian author and women's movement leader. $4700.

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“HIS ARGUMENTS FOR FREEDOM OF EVERY KIND OF THOUGHT OR SPEECH HAVE NEVER BEEN IMPROVED ON”

MILL, John Stuart. Considerations on Representative Government. London, 1861.

First edition of one of Mill’s most important political writings, building upon his On Liberty (1859), very scarce in original cloth. $2200.

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"OUR VIEW OF HISTORY ITSELF, OWES A GOOD DEAL TO HIS TEACHING AND INFLUENCE": FIRST EDITION OF JOHN STUART MILL'S SEMINAL WORK, AUGUSTE COMTE AND POSITIVISM, 1865

MILL, John Stuart. Auguste Comte and Positivism. London, 1865.

First edition of Mill's important work on French philosopher Auguste Comte, viewed as the father of positivism, a long-time colleague and powerful influence on Mill, here noting his immense debt to Comte as he attempts "to sever what is true, from the much less which is erroneous” in Comte. $1500.

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