The Life of John Stuart Mill. With a Preface by F. A. Hayek.

MILL. ; PACKE Michael St John.; HAYEK Friedrich August von., Preface (1954.)

£65.00  [First Edition]

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First edition. 8vo. Original red cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, dust jacket. New York, The Macmillan Company.

With a preface by F. A. von Hayek, who had published the letters between Mill and his wife Harriet in 1951; Hayek declares that "there may still be details to be filled in here and there; but on the whole I feel that Mr. Packe has given us the definitive biography of Mill for which we have so long been waiting". Hayek was fascinated by Mill, who was undeniably a forerunner of his own brand of liberalism, and yet who he felt had wrongly departed from the principles of Adam Smith. Not in Cody & Ostrem.

Jacket price clipped and rather edge worn, spine panel very slightly faded, else a very good copy. 

Stock Code: 240900

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