return to authors search >

JOHN STUART MILL

Found 2 books(s). Showing results 1 thru 2.
  • sort by
On Liberty

“THE GREATEST GOOD OF THE COMMUNITY IS INSEPARABLE FROM THE LIBERTY OF THE INDIVIDUAL”

MILL, John Stuart. On Liberty. London, 1859.

First edition of Mill's most famous work—"the final stage in the growth of Utilitarian doctrine… His arguments for freedom of every kind of thought or speech have never been improved on" (PMM), presentation copy, with "From the author" inscribed in a secretarial hand on the title page, with Thomas Carlyle's ownership signature, dated "Chelsea, 1859" in the year of publication. $22,500.

Read More
Autobiography

"MANY OF MILL'S IDEAS ARE NOW THE COMMONPLACE OF DEMOCRACY"

MILL, John Stuart. Autobiography. London, 1873.

First edition, first issue, of Mill's "pioneering" autobiography, primarily written in the 1850s and "revised at the time of writing" by his wife, Harriet Taylor Mill, issued posthumously the same year as his death, a splendid copy in original cloth. With the bookplate and owner signature of Henry Malthus, son of famed economist Thomas Malthus. $1000.

Read More