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Introductory Lectures on Political Economy

by Richard Whately, D.D. 

Second edition.  London:  B. Fellowes, 1832  

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Three-quarter calf binding with marbled covers, gilt bands and ornament on spine, title label. 
  • Boards show some wear, scuffing, edgewear.  Corners are bumped and frayed, with exposed board.
  • Spine has gilt text on black label and is bright with firm ends.
  • Binding is strong.  
  • Pastedowns and feps have some staining, ink stamp, paste mark.  See photos. 
  • Bottom 1" cut away from title page.  See photos.
  • Ex-library University of Washington Library.  See perforated mark page 99.  See photos. 
  • Interior is gently age-toned, exhibits scattered foxing, some smudges.  
  • Inside pages show marginal notes at page 271, with transfer to facing page.  See photos.
  • Text block edges have some dust at head, are foxed.  See photos. 
  • PS2023.0614

279 pages. 5 x 8.25 inches.

A handsome volume in contemporary three-quarter calf binding, containing lectures delivered during the Easter Term 1831 by Richard Whately, Archbishop of Dublin and Professor of Political Economy at Oxford University.  Whately (1787-1863), was an English academic, rhetorician, logician, philosopher, economist, and theologian. He was a prolific and combative author over a wide range of topics.  

Second edition, including Lecture IX and other additions not part of the first edition.  

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