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OWEN, Robert (1771--1858)
A new view of society: or, essays on the formation of the human character preparatory to the developement of a plan for gradually ameliorating the condition of mankind. By Robert Owen. Third edition.
London: printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; Cadell and Davies; J. Hatchard; Murray; Constable and Co., and Oliphant and Co., Edinburgh; Smith and Sons, and Brash and Reid, Glasgow; and sold by all the booksellers in town and country, 1817.
184 p. ; 23.5 cm. (8º)

First published in 1813 and republished at the height of his success in 1816 and 1817, the work sets out Owen's system of educational reform and the principles of socialism embodied in his experiments in philanthropic management in his mills at New Lanark. This was the first practical statement of socialist doctrine, and the most influential of Robert Owen's writings. Dedicated to the Prince Regent. Printed by R. and A. Taylor.

Binding C19th calf, gilt roll-tooled borders, gilt-ruled spine, red morocco spine-label. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 3s. 6d., 1 February 1830. (Archive 7/14/36).

Reference Number 489


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