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MCCULLOCH, J. R.

The Literature of Political Economy: A classified Catalogue of select Publications in the different Departments of that Science, with historical, critical, and biographical Notices.

Published: London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1845

Stock code: 101857

Price: £1,500

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First edition of a classic guide to the collecting of economic literature, written by the Ricardian economist John Ramsay McCulloch, himself a great collector, whose collection survives intact at Reading University. Each subject category receives its own chapter, with a general introduction followed by a survey of authors and their works, often with accompanying commentary on their merit or scarcity. With an author and title index.

Octavo. Publisher’s embossed cloth, spine lettered gilt. Inner hinges skilfully strengthened; an excellent copy.

Bibliography: Goldsmiths' 34082; Howey 98; Kress C.6656; not in Einaudi.

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