MALTHUS, THOMAS ROBERT.
Principles of Political Economy Considered with a View to Their Practical Application. London: John Murray, 1820. vi, 601 pp. 8vo (209 x 129 mm). Period half brown calf over marbled boards, rebacked, spine lettered in gilt. Some faint spotting, covers with corners rubbed, spine somewhat dry, joints starting.
First edition. Malthuss clear delineation of his economic views, published to clarify his stance in his ongoing debate with David Ricardo. BMC 16.682.312.
Provenance: Bookplate of Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough to front pastedown.
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