A Century of Suggestions Addressed to the Sleepy, by One of Themselves. Anonymous.

A Century of Suggestions Addressed to the Sleepy, by One of Themselves.

[London]: Mountcastle's Library, [1858]. First edition. 8vo, removed, 51 pages. Somewhat soiled and worn; old light vertical crease; a good, sound copy. Item #13194

A curious and mildly eccentric work, 100 suggestions for reform--none much more than several paragraphs and a great many not much more than a quarter page--ranging from observations on the feudal basis of property taxes to the superiority of forage caps over shakos in clothing the British army. Includes much relating to the contemporary drift of enlightened industrial production, with observations on sewage treatment, brewing, the effect of excises on steamship boiler redesign, etc. OCLC notes four locations.

Price: $100.00

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