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John Stuart Mill's Lost Library

John Stuart Mill’s Lost Library.
For the author 2012

Octavo, colour printed paper covers, pp.59 with illustrations.

The author’s search for books from Mill’s Library that were sold over 30 years after his death in Avignon in May 1905 and the dispersal of his manuscripts in London in 1922. Includes an account of how Mill came to have a farmhouse in Avignon, his life there, a list of books that could have been in his Library and a note on his Library bequeathed to Somerville College, Oxford.


Hamish Riley-Smith - John Stuart Mill's Lost Library

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