Title: Popular Government. Four Essays: 1. Prospects of Popular Government. II: Nature of Democracy. III. Age of Progress. IV. Constitution of the United States, 1890
Author: Sir Henry Sumner Maine
Publisher: London, John Murray
A late 19th century edition of Henry Summer Maine’s Popular Government, reissued as a new edition. In this work, Maine examines various political institutions, stating that popular governments will crumble over time due to excess, unless they are well founded upon a strong foundation and backed by everchanging people.
This volume has been finely bound in full leather, with tooling to the spine, and the prize binding crest of Bristol Grammar School to the front cover.
One finely bound volume in octavo, XII+261 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in fair shape, with some rubbing and wear to the binding, namely to the hinges and spine, with cracked hinges, though the boards are holding. There is some pen lining to the margins.