The Fable of the Bees; Or, Private Vices, Public Benefits.
Place Published: London
Publisher: J. Tonson
Date Published: 1728
Description: With an Essay on Charity and Charity Schools, and A Search into the Nature of Society. Also, A Vindication of the Book from the Aspersions contained in a Presentment of the Grand Jury of Middlesex, and an Abusive Letter to Lord C-. 2 volumes, 8vo, original calf; rubbed, spine labels partially present. London: J. Tonson, 1728. Fifth Edition. Very Good.
Comments: This is one of many editions of the famous and popular satire on the true causes of social welfare and riches, Mandeville suggesting that base behavior produces positive economic effects.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Book ID: 211271