William Godwin's Diary

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Malthus, çala (27  November  1817) Probably the following edition:
Malthus, ThomasAn essay on the principle of population; or, a view of its past and present effects on human happiness. With an inquiry into our prospects respecting the future removal or mitigation of the evils which it occasions. By T. R. Malthus, … In three volumes. 1817
Malthus, ThomasAdditions to the fourth and former editions of An essay on the principle of population, &c. &c. by T. R. Malthus. 1817
WG records reading the first edition of An essay on population ( 1798) on 1798-08-05. He records reading William Hazlitt's A reply to the essay on population ( 1807) on 1817-10-31. WG's sale catalog lists:
Malthus's (T. R.) Essay on the Principle of Population, with Remarks on the Speculations of Godwin and others, 1798 (item 512).
---. Another edition, 3 vol. 1817 (item 513)
Malthus's (T.R.) Essay on the Principles of Population (item 790).

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