Light/UV damage to spine. Hinges wearing. Ink on spine.
Privately-bound hardcover volume containing 19 pamphlets.
Essays and pamphlets bound in a single volume by Russell's father, Lord Amberley
Contents: Agricultural labourers, as they were, are, and should be, in their social condition / by the Rev. Harry Stuart ; being an address, delivered to a general meeting of the Forfarshire Agricultural Association, June 1853, and published at the request of the association -- Report of a adjourned public meeting of "the Association for promoting improvement in the dwellings & domestic condition of agricultural labourers in Scotland," held in Edinburgh 26th January 1854 / the Duke of Buccleuch in the chair -- Infant mortality : its causes and remedies : published for the Committee for amending the law in points wherein it is injurious to women -- Battue : or, an essay on political & religious reforms / by William Skinner Phillippo -- South London Working Men's College -- Report of an attempt to raise a few of the London poor without gifts / [by Octavia Hill] -- Supplement to the report of an attempt to raise a few of the London poor without gifts, being a letter / from John Ruskin -- Importance of aiding the poor without almsgiving [reprinted from Translations of the Social Science Association, 1869] / Octavia Hill -- Influence of civilisation on health : a lecture delivered before the Royal Institution, February 27, 1869 / by John Henry Bridges -- Why we should not be poisoned because we are sick! or, the fatal absurdity of drug medication exposed and confuted / by the confessions of its most eminent Practitioners, edited by one of its Victims -- Reformed Roman or Oriental baths of Britain, reviewed as thermo-electrical temples of health ; with medical remarks on the nature & scientific treatment of cattle distemper by the hot air bath / by James Tucker -- Great philanthropic movement : hot air baths for the people, reprinted from Human Nature for September, 1868 -- Penny vegetarian cookery ; or, vegetarianism adapted to the working classes : containing an introduction, showing the economical and beneficial tendency of vegetarian habits ; an invalid's dietary table; a family dietary table ; a bachelor's dietary table ; a marketing table ; a chemical table ; and instructions and recipes for upwards of fifty different articles of food -- Lecture on vegetarianism / by emeritus Professor F. W. Newman -- Action and reaction between churches and the civil government [moral influences of law] : lecture / by F.W. Newman, Latin Professor at University College, London, at South-place Chapel, Finsbury, May 20, 1860 -- Prohibition of teh liquor traffic needful, not regulation / speech of Emeritus Prof. F. W. Newman, at the Meeting of the Council of the United Kingdom Alliance, in Manchester, Oct. 17th, 1871 -- Concise statement of the argument against the Contagious Diseases Acts of 1864, 1866, and 1869 : including a criticism of the Report of the Royal Commission / by Sheldon Amos -- Political tracts, no. 11 : on education / by John Stuart Blackie -- Britain's drawbacks : being a brief review of the chief of those national errors which retard the prosperity of our country / by Rev. Professor Kirk, Edinburgh -- Balance of power and the Eastern question ; or some popular fallacies exposed / by Iltudus Prichard.