Conservative Science of Nations, (Preliminary Instalment,) Being the First Complete Narrative of Somerville's Diligent Life in the Service of Public Safety in Britain
Alexander Somerville (1811 - 1885) was a Radical Scottish journalist and soldier. Here he tells his own story, including travels in early Canada, life in the British army, the "crime" he committed while a dragoon, and the public sensation caused by his punishment - that of being forced to ride an unruly horse and receiving 100 lashes when he got off and refused to remount. TPL 4017.
- Publisher: John Lovell; R. & A. Miller
- Edition: First Edition
- Date Published: 1860
- Place Published: Montreal; Toronto
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
320 p. Faded cloth hardcover with blank impressing and gold lettering on spine. Sunned spine, small tears in spine ends, and bumped corners. Ink inscription on front pastedown. A little foxing within.