Grossmith, John. Government Upon First Principles, Probed and Illustrated Analogically. London: Piper, Stephenson and Spence; Judd and Glass, 1860. First Edition. 8vo. Hardback. Good+. xii, 483pp, , original cloth, title and author in gilt to spine, primrose endpapers.
Spine very slightly faded, corners bumped, lightly rubbed. Internally quite bright and clean. Errata slip tipped in to rear.
Wide ranging and eccentric from a theocratic viewpoint, including chapters on Malthus, the Stoics, taxation, the evils of the national debt and oligarchy