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Divorce versus Democracy

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Author: Chesterton, G. K. [Gilbert Keith]

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Reference #: 1900

Status: For Sale

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Signed G. K. Chesterton Essay

The Society of SS. Peter & Paul, London, 1916. Originally published in Nash’s Magazine this printing, then, first edition thus, in sewn wrappers with yapp edges. Pp. 14, with chipping to edges, heavy along top edge of the rear panel . Chesterton’s signature at the top of the first leaf. York Books Continuity Tracts XXI. Uncommon; Rare signed.

In this essay Chesterton delineates a causal connection between the rise of divorce, the concomitant breakdown of the institution of the family, and, ultimately, the decline of democracy. A desirable piece for the Chesterton collector, pre-dating his move in 1922 from the Church of England to Roman Catholicism. [cf. D.N.B., 1931-1940 pp. 171-175, written by one of his biographers, Maisie Ward.] His best known non-theological writings are the ‘Father Brown’ stories, though it can safely be added that the clerical protagonist reflects the sense of justice and the systematic thought process that might well mirror that of the author.

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