A View Of The Art Of Colonization, With Present Reference To The British Empire; In Letters Between A Stateman And A Colonist

Wakefield, Edward Gibbon (ed.)

Published by John W. Parker, London, 1849
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Title: A View Of The Art Of Colonization, With ...

Publisher: John W. Parker, London

Publication Date: 1849

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.


Ex-libris bookplate to front paste down. Ink stamps of the, "City Liberal Club," to the reverse of the title page and the reverse of the final text page. Rubbing to ends of spine. 1/2" x 1/4" chip missing at head of spine. 1/2" split at head of front spine joint. Loss of outer cloth along front spine joint. Large scratch to cloth of front board. 2" split to cloth along tail of front spine joint. Series of 1/4" tears along tail of spine. Up to 1/4" loss of cloth at corners of boards. ; xxiv, 513 pages + advertisements. Brown cloth boards with paper spine label. Page dimensions: 222mm x 136mm. "Some time ago, one of the most accomplished of our public men invited me to write to him on a question relating to the colonies. This question really involved the whole subject of colonization and colonial government. The correspondence that ensued, was neither intended nor suitable for publication; but it was shown confidentially to various persons. Some of them being most competent judges on such a point, have repeatedly expressed their wish that the letters should be published." - from the preface. ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 8003

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