Population Rare books
Third edition, 2 vols, 8vo, xvi, 501, ; vii, 559 pp., contemporary tree calf gilt, red morocco labels, some pale foxing, an excellent set.£3,750
5 volumes, small 8vo (16 x 10.5 cm). Original green printed wrappers. Housed in a cream cloth chemise and matching slipcase. Engraved folding map to rear of volume 1. Early gift inscription to half-title of volume 1. Wrappers a little soiled, chipped, and creased, with some staining to front wrapper of volume 5, contents occasionally spotted and foxed, else a very good set.£2,750
MALTHUS, Thomas; HEGEWISCH, Dr F.H. (translator).Versuch über die Bedingung und die Folgen der Volksvermehrung.
First German edition, 2 vols, 8vo (20 x 12.5 cm). pp. xvi, 368; pp. vii, 358; very slight spotting to vol. 1. Contemporary half-brown leather binding; flat spine, gilt bands separating compartments, compartments 1, 3, 5 and 6 contain gilt floral decoration, compartments 2 and 4 contain gilt lettering including translator's name and title, gilt library stamp to both upper boards, library stamps to verso of both upper boards and title pages, pencil markings to verso of upper boards and endpapers; rubbed, water or possibly glue marks to verso of upper boards and endpapers.£2,000