Light/UV damage to spine. Hinges wearing. Ink on spine.
Privately-bound hardcover volume containing 17 pamphlets.
Essays and pamphlets bound in a single volume by Russell's father, Lord Amberley.
Contents: Letter to M. Van de Weyer / Russell -- Remarks on the military and political state of the nation / by John Earl Russell -- Speech on the German war, delivered on the 3rd of August, 1870, before the University of Berlin / by Emil du Bois-reymond, at that time Rector, literally translated by the author -- Representative reform : Report of the Committee appointed by the conference of members of the Reform League, and others, on Mr. Hare's scheme of representation, held 28th February, & 7th & 21st March, 1868 -- Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, on the Johnson-Clarendon Treaty for the Settlement of Claims, delivered in the U. S. Senate, with an appendix -- Public resonsibility and vote by ballot / by An Elector -- New defence of the ballot, in consequence of Mr. Mill's objections to it / by George Jacob Holyoake -- Common-sense course for diminishing the evils of war / [issued by a Magistrate deeply interested in the welfare of his country in particular, and of Christendom in general] -- Panic cry for more armaments / an address to the people of England -- English working men and Belgium / a very sensible Correspondent of the Bee Hive writes -- Sir Thomas More on the politics of to-day , Fortnightly Review, No. XLIV. New Series - August 1, 1870 / [Helen Taylor] -- On scientific method in the interpretation of popular myths, with special reference to greek mythology / Professor J. S. Blackie [Royal Institution of Great Britain, weekly evening meeting, Friday , April 29, 1870, Sir Henry Holland, Bart. in the chair] -- Constitutional Association, on forms of governemnt : a historical review and estimate of the growth of the principal types of political organism in Europe, from the Greeks and Romans down to the present time : a lecture, delivered in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, by request of the constitutional Association, on Wednesday, April 24, 1867 / by John Stuart Blackie, Professor of Greek in the University of Edinburgh -- Crime considered in a letter to the RT. Hon. W. E. Gladstone, M. P. / from Henry Taylor -- England and America : a lecture / delivered by Goldwin Smith, before the Boston Fraternity, during his recent visit to the United States ; reprinted from the "Atlantic Monthly" with an introduction addressed, by the Author, to the President of the Union and Emancipation Society, Manchester -- On the expediency of the general introduction of the military drill and naval exercises in the school stages of the elementary school ; and of emplying soldier on civil works in time of peace / by Edwin Chadwick [Social Science, Feb. 1, 1867]