Stockholm: Printed by Central-Trycteriet, 1892. First edition thus in English (there were also editions in French and Swedish) of this extract from Bjorklund's Om Utvecklings-anarki (1892), here published by the Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society for the Congress of Peace in Bern in August, 1892. 8vo, original printed wrappers, 22 pages. Circular browned; wrappers somewhat chipped, soiled and loose; a good, sound copy. Item #12820
The Swedish scientist and intellectual argues that compulsary military service and standing armies do much to impede the intellectual development of nations. (Bjorklund's scientific research also pointed him toward a union of European nations as well as a novel theory of death and resurrection based on the cellular theory.) This copy with a folded circular from the International Peace Bureau laid in.