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Lot 506: ACKLOM ( JPlatinum House
October 20, 2012
Dublin, IrelandLive Auction
ACKLOM ( J. E. ). England's Agricultural Rifle Volunteers : a further development of the town rifle volunteers as now existing. No printer, publisher, place or date (1871)
COPAC locates the Bristol University copy only. WorldCat has no library holdings.
ALSO WITH THIS LOT: (1) MARTIN ( Wm. Henry ). The social crisis in England. A letter addressed by permission to the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Shaftesbury … by W. Martin. Fifth edition. Birmingham : White and Pike, 1874. Pages 18, (1, adverts), 8vo, unbound, sewn as issued : small stamp on title, but very good.
On improved housing for the working classes.
(2) HART ( Mary H. ). Poverty and its remedy. Papers on the reconciliation of capital and labour. Issued by the Decorative Co-operators' Association … [1885?]. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, pages (2), 20 : 11, (1) : 7, (1) : 11, four parts in 1 vol, 8vo, in the original, lightly chipped, original printed paper wrappers : in very good to nice state.
Four articles, each also published separately : - A brief sketch of the "Maison Leclaire". --Obstacles to industrial reform. --A practical method of reconciling capital and labour. --The organization of labour.
(3) ADAMS ( Maurice ). The ethics of social reform. A paper read at a meeting of the Fellowship of the New Life, London. W. Reeves, 1887. FIRST EDITION, pages 26, (1, advertisement), cr 8vo, unbound, sewn as issued : with two small, faint stamps on the title-page but a very good copy.
The Fellowship sought to transform society by setting an example of clean simplified living for others to follow. When some members attempted to become politically involved to aid society's transformation, a separate society, the Fabian Society, was also set up. All members were free to attend both societies. The Fellowship was disbanded in the early 1890s.
(4) ELLIS ( Wm. ). A chart of industrial life : with some instructions for its use. London : Simpkin & Marshall, Manchester : A. Ireland & Co., 1869. FIRST EDITION, pp 33, (1, blank), large 12mo, unbound, sewn as issued : very good copy
Ellis (1800–1881), economist and educational reformer, sought to inculcate useful knowledge by 'investigation and well-directed research', rather than rote learning, always with a view to the most important knowledge of all : 'the knowledge of the laws of conduct which affect human well-being and the obedience to which only can the welfare of the individual and the community be obtained'. - Blyth.
(5) IMPEY ( Frederick ). Small Holdings in England. A paper read at the meeting of the British Association at Dublin, 1908, and with additions republished in the "Revue Economique Internationale" Brussels. P. S. King & Son … , 1909. FIRST EDITION THUS, 28-pages, 8vo, disbound but retaining the original stiff printed paper wrappers : with a small stamp on the title-page, but a very good copy
In 1886 Impey published his "Three acres and a cow" : one of the best statements of the case for small holdings.(6)
HISTORY; ENGLAND; MILITARY; HOME GUARD; RIFLE ASSOCIATIONS; WOMEN WRITERS; ETHICS; SOCIOLOGY; PHILOSOPHY; EDUCATION; AGRICULTURE;