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First Essay on Population 1798- Thomas Malthus - Facsimile Reprint

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This is a reprint in facsimile of an 'Essay on the Principle of Population, as it Affects the Future Improvement of Society' by Thomas Malthus, published in 1798. This 1966 reprinting of the facsimile produced by the Royal Economic Society in 1926 will be of interest to all those who are concerned with issues of population.

The hardback book is in good condition with minor bumps to the corners of the boards and the spine. With fair to good dustjacket. Ends of spine and corners bumped and chipped. Shelf wear to edges. 2cm closed tear to top of front edge. Label residue to inside of front flap. The spine is faded. There is a school library stamp on the title page dated 1967.

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Author(s):
Malthus, Thomas Robert
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1966
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
423
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
First Essay on Population 1798

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This is a reprint in facsimile of an 'Essay on the Principle of Population, as it Affects the Future Improvement of Society' by Thomas Malthus, published in 1798. This 1966 reprinting of the facsimile produced by the Royal Economic Society in 1926 will be of interest to all those who are concerned with issues of population.

The hardback book is in good condition with minor bumps to the corners of the boards and the spine. With fair to good dustjacket. Ends of spine and corners bumped and chipped. Shelf wear to edges. 2cm closed tear to top of front edge. Label residue to inside of front flap. The spine is faded. There is a school library stamp on the title page dated 1967.

Author(s):
Malthus, Thomas Robert
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1966
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
423
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
First Essay on Population 1798

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