Item #333454 Conversations on Political Economy. Jane Haldimond Marcet.
Conversations on Political Economy
Conversations on Political Economy

Conversations on Political Economy.

New-York: Published by E. Duyckinck; G. Long, Printer, 1820.

First American edition thus (by this publisher). pp. [viii], [4], 348. 12mo. Full contemporary acid stained calf, spine ruled in gilt, with gilt morocco spine label. A very good copy, with rubbing to covers, and thin chip to leather at crown of spine American Imprints 2101; the first American edition was published in 1817, in Philadelphia. Item #333454

Jane Marcet [née Haldimand] (1769-1858) was born in London to Swiss parents. She was a prolific and influential author of books on science and political economy. Her most successful book, 'Conversations on Chemistry,' was published anonymously in 1805.

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