MANDEVILLE, Bernard (1670-1733). The Fable of the Bees; Or, Private Vices, Publick Benefits. London: J. Tonson, 1725-1729.
2 volumes, 8vo (194 x 120 mm). (Some light overall spotting.) Contemporary calf (rebacked, some wear). Fourth edition, first published in 1714, consisting of prose commentary (Remarks) and an essay (An Enquiry into the Origin of Moral Virtue). Editions published after 1723 included An essay on Charity and Charity Schools, which was harshly criticized at the time of publication. Not in ESTC.