[WALLACE, Robert.]

A DISSERTATION ON THE NUMBERS OF MANKIND in antient and modern Times: in which the superior Popolousness of Antiquity is maintained. With An Appendix, containing Additional Observations on the same subject, and Some Remarks on Mr. Hume's Political Discourse, Of the Populousness of antient Nations. 1753.
Author [WALLACE, Robert.]
Title A DISSERTATION ON THE NUMBERS OF MANKIND in antient and modern Times: in which the superior Popolousness of Antiquity is maintained. With An Appendix, containing Additional Observations on the same subject, and Some Remarks on Mr. Hume's Political Discourse, Of the Populousness of antient Nations.
Published Edinburgh. G. Hamilton and J. Balfour. 1753.
Stock Code 12219
Description iv, 331 pages. Contemporary full calf, red gilt label to spine. Octavo. First edition. Armorial bookplate of Mackay of Bighouse. Lacks one of the two front free endpapers; the occasional soft crease-mark; tiny loss to top outer corner of title-page; else a very good copy of a work that was cited in Thomas Malthus's famous work An Essay on the Principle of Population.
£495.00