“THIS IS THE BEST EDITION OF THIS FAMOUS WORK”
MALTHUS, Thomas Robert. Essay on the Principle of Population. London, 1817. Three volumes.
Scarce 1817 edition of a foundational work in modern economics, from the library of renowned bibliographer G.R. Redgrave, co-author of the Short Title Catalogue (STC), featuring his key notation in Volume I: “This is the best edition of this famous work as it contains much addiitonal matter, and many alterations at the hand of the author,” handsomely bound in contemporary calf. $2800.