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The Book of Fallacies: from Unfinished Papers of Jeremy Bentham. By a Friend.

Bentham, Jeremy

  • Publication details - London: Published by John and H.L. Hunt
  • Date - 1824

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Description:

FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. xi, [i], 411, [1]. Twentieth-century quarter calf with marbled boards by Period Bookbinders, spine divided by a double blind rule, dark red leather label. Some light toning and spotting. Pencilled ownership inscription of Dolf Mootham to flyleaf.


Notes:

The first edition of this late and 'unfinished' publication, edited from Bentham's papers by his young disciple Peregrine Bingham (bap. 1788-1864). Some of the contents had already been published in abridged French translation and are here restored as Bentham had written them.

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