Enquiry was extensively revised for its second edition." (2) | Christie's" /> GODWIN, William (1756-1836). <I>Enquiry concerning Political Justice, and its Influence on Morals and Happiness ... The second edition corrected.</I> London: C. C. and J. Robinson, 1796. 2 volumes, 8°. Without half titles (some mainly marginal staining and browning). Contemporary reverse calf (joints split, extremities rubbed, a few stains). <I>Provenance</I>: pencil annotation. Lowndes III, 905 (erroneously dating the second edition 1795); cf. <I>PMM</I> 243: "... one of the earliest, the clearest, and most absolute theoretical expositions of socialist and anarchist doctrine"; Rothschild 1016: "The <I>Enquiry</I> was extensively revised for its second edition." (2) | Christie's
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    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

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    GODWIN, William (1756-1836). Enquiry concerning Political Justice, and its Influence on Morals and Happiness ... The second edition corrected. London: C. C. and J. Robinson, 1796. 2 volumes, 8°. Without half titles (some mainly marginal staining and browning). Contemporary reverse calf (joints split, extremities rubbed, a few stains). Provenance: pencil annotation. Lowndes III, 905 (erroneously dating the second edition 1795); cf. PMM 243: "... one of the earliest, the clearest, and most absolute theoretical expositions of socialist and anarchist doctrine"; Rothschild 1016: "The Enquiry was extensively revised for its second edition." (2)

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    GODWIN, William (1756-1836). Enquiry concerning Political Justice, and its Influence on Morals and Happiness ... The second edition corrected. London: C. C. and J. Robinson, 1796. 2 volumes, 8°. Without half titles (some mainly marginal staining and browning). Contemporary reverse calf (joints split, extremities rubbed, a few stains). Provenance: pencil annotation. Lowndes III, 905 (erroneously dating the second edition 1795); cf. PMM 243: "... one of the earliest, the clearest, and most absolute theoretical expositions of socialist and anarchist doctrine"; Rothschild 1016: "The Enquiry was extensively revised for its second edition." (2)


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