More, Sir Thomas [1478-1535]. Utopia with the Dialogue of Comfort. With an Introduction by Judge John O'Hagan. London: J.M. Dent and Sons, . Reprint. Birmingham: Legal Classics Library, 1989. xxxvii, 359,  pp. Calf, decorative gilt stamping, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker. As new, fine condition. $30. * Written in 1516, this classic work of political philosophy envisioned an imaginary island kingdom where all goods were held in common, everyone worked and violence, religious tolerance was honored and bloodshed and vice were nonexistent. It inspired an entire genre that includes including Looking Backward, Walden Two and Brave New World. Written wile he was imprisoned in the Tower for his For his failure and eventual refusal to swear to the Act of Succession and the Act of Supremacy, More's Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation (1535) is one of his most important theological essays.
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