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Malthus, Thomas Robert. An Essay on the Principle of Population. London: J. Johnson, 1806. Third edition. Two volumes in original ½ leather with black spine labels, marbled boards. Xvi, 505, (lx); vii, 559. 8vo. Extremities well-rubbed and worn, internally clean and bright; very good. An influential economic text which postulated that as populations increased geometrically, food supply only increased arithmetically, leading to starvation and death especially among the poor. This edition was the first to be issued in two volumes, and includes many alterations and additions, including replies to Mathus’s critics.
An Essay on the Principle of Population.
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Auction closed on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
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