London: Henry Hooper, 1837. iv,44pp. Small octavo. Extracted from nonce pamphlet volume and sewn into later plain wrappers. Small divinity school library duplicate release stamp in upper fore-corner of title, otherwise very good. Item #WRCLIT81600
First separate edition of this essay by the political economist and father of John Stuart Mill, published the year after his death. It is a review of Bailey's ESSAYS ON THE FORMATION AND PUBLICATION OF OPINIONS, first printed in the WESTMINSTER REVIEW, July 1826, accompanied by an unsigned preliminary advertisement, and a 12pp. appendix reprinting the text corresponding to the points in Bailey's book specifically addressed by Mill in his essay. NCBEL III:1549. OCLC: 13849402.