SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF PERMANENT AND UNIVERSAL PEACE. A Collection of Tracts I - XII published by the Society 1828-1833. Published by Hamilton, Adams or Hatchards. 1828-33
12 tracts in one volume. Nos. I-VIII are 'stereotype edition'; no. IX (three parts) is third edition; X, XI and XII are first edition. 1p at end stating the object of the Society with ads on verso. Contemp. half calf, brown label; a little rubbed. Booklabel of a Quaker, Robert Sessions, Charlbury, (Oxfordshire) 1808-1873.
¶I. (ANONYMOUS) A Solemn Review of the Custom of War; showing that war is the effect of popular delusion, and proposing a remedy. 1832. II. SCOTT, J. War Inconsistent with the Doctrine and Example of Jesus Christ. 1832. III. CLARKSON, Thomas. An Essay on the Doctrines and Practice of the Early Christians, as they relate to War. 1832. IV. ERASMUS. Extracts from the Writings of Erasmus on the Subject of War. 1832. V. REES, Evan. Sketches of the Horrors of War, Chiefly selected from Labaume's narrative of the Campaign in Russia in 1812. 1831. VI. BOGUE, David. On Universal Peace. 1833. VII. DYMOND, Jonathan. Observations on the Applicability of the Pacific Principles of the New Testament to the Conduct of States ... 1832. VIII. ANONYMOUS. An Examination of the Principles which are considered to support the Practice of War. By a Lady. 1832. IX. parts i, ii, iii. HANCOCK, Thomas. The Principles of Peace, Exemplified in the conduct of the Society of Friends in Ireland, during the Rebellion of 1798 ... In three parts. 1828. X. ANONYMOUS. Historical Illustrations of the Origin and Consequences of War (By the Author of Tract VIII) 1831. XI. NECKER, M. Reflections on the Calamities of War, and the superior policy of peace. 1831. XII. GURNEY, Joseph John. An Essay on War, and on its Lawfulness under the Christian Dispensation. 1833.