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  1. The Laws Concerning the Poor.

    The Laws Concerning the Poor. 1705

    £1,100

    First edition of this anonymous treatise advocating statutory reform. “It has been a just complaint, that our statutes concerning the poor lie very confused […]; some acts are probationers and temporary, and are expired; others are perpetual; but which are of one sort, and which …Read more

  2. De l’Esprit des loix.

    De l’Esprit des loix. [1748]

    £32,500

    First edition of this classic in social science which influenced the formation of the United States Constitution and was the ideological basis of the French Revolution. “The most distinctive aspect of this immense syllabus is its moderation: a quality not designed to achieve official approval …Read more

  3. A Report from the Committee of Secrecy,
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    A Report from the Committee of Secrecy, 1715

    £1,500

    First edition, with a very pertinent provenance: from the library of Thomas, first earl of Coningsby (1657-1729), with his gilt supralibros on both covers (heavily embossed and consequently rubbed) – another example is held among the British armorial bindings at University of Toronto Libraries. “In …Read more

  4. Anthem.

    Anthem. 1946

    £1,500

    First US edition, second printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on title, “To Mary – Cordially – Ayn Rand. Oct. 5, 1950”. Anthem is the second novel Rand published in the West. The reception of her first – We The Living (1936) – had …Read more

  5. Individualism and Economic Order.
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    Individualism and Economic Order. 1949

    £350

    First UK edition, first impression, of this collection of essays pursuing and expanding on themes developed in Hayek’s landmark work, The Road to Serfdom. Originally published in the US the preceding year. Read more

  6. [French translation of Killing No Murder:] Traicté politique,
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    [French translation of Killing No Murder:] Traicté politique, 1658 [but Paris: 1792]

    £1,500

    First edition in French of this apology of tyrannicide, originally directed against Oliver Cromwell and here used to justify in advance the execution of Louis XVI. The text was first published as a pamphlet in 1657 under the title Killing No Murder. From the library …Read more

  7. The Works.
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    The Works. 1776

    £500

    An attractive set in unassuming contemporary calf, with an engrossing provenance: from the library of the Scottish slave-trader, merchant and diplomat Richard Oswald (1705?-1784), with the simple booklabels of Auchincruive House (his Adam-designed mansion in south Ayrshire) and ownership inscriptions (first page of the opening …Read more

  8. Anthropologie structurale.

    Anthropologie structurale. 1958

    £1,850

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the half-title to his close friend, composer René Leibowitz, “Pour René Leibowitz, en toute amitié, Claude Levi-Strauss”. From the beginnings of their friendship in the late 1940s Lévi-Strauss and Leibowitz kept a copious correspondence …Read more

  9. Women Who Work.
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    Women Who Work. 1937

    £95

    First edition, first impression, of this survey of women workers in inter-war Britain. Read more

  10. History Of Western Philosophy.
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    History Of Western Philosophy. 1946

    £475

    First UK edition, first impression, an exceptional copy. Russell’s compendious account of the history of philosophy, from the Orphism of Ancient Greece to the Logical Positivism of the author’s present day, was a triumph of his populist craft and is perhaps his most famous book. …Read more

  11. Politics in the Train.
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    Politics in the Train. 1936

    £250

    First edition, first impression. From the library of the third Viscount Esher, Oliver Sylvain Baliol [Brett], marked in pencil on the final page of text, “E, Sept. 1936”, presumably the date he read it. A political text relating a conversation on a train to Leicester …Read more

  12. The Theory of Moral Sentiments;
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    The Theory of Moral Sentiments; 1817

    £1,750

    First American edition of Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments, originally published in London in 1759, the present edition based on the 1809 edition published in Edinburgh by R. Chapman. The initial binder’s blank bears a gift inscription in a flamboyant hand from US federal judge …Read more

  13. An Inquiry into the Nature of Peace and the Terms of its Perpetuation.
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    An Inquiry into the Nature of Peace and the Terms of its Perpetuation. 1917

    £4,750

    First edition, first printing of Veblen’s treatise on peace, how it may be achieved and retained, as well as the possible effects of perpetual peace on society. Presentation copy inscribed by Veblen on the front free endpaper: “To Bror Julius Olsson Nordfeldt, Thorstein Veblen.” Nordfeldt …Read more

  14. The Theory of the Leisure Class.
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    The Theory of the Leisure Class. 1899

    £4,500

    First edition, review copy sent to the American journalist and suffragist Florence Finch Kelly (1858–1939), with her ownership signature to the front free endpaper and her pencil marginalia throughout, particularly extensive to the final few leaves. Kelly was on the staff of various American newspapers, …Read more

  15. Indian Currency and Finance.
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    Indian Currency and Finance. 1913

    £1,500

    First edition, first impression. Between 1906 and 1908, Keynes served as a civil servant with the India Office in Whitehall; while he did not find the work to his liking, it did contribute to his first published book on economics. Read more

  16. The Logic of Preference.

    The Logic of Preference. 1963

    £65

    First edition, first impression, of this expanded version of a lecture on ethics and logic given at the University of Edinburgh in 1962. Read more

  17. The Self and Its Brain.

    The Self and Its Brain. 1977

    £75

    First edition, first impression. The Self and Its Brain was the result of a long collaboration between the distinguished historian of science, Karl Popper, and Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist John C. Eccles, who sought to develop a philosophy of the mind that would take into account …Read more

  18. In Darkest England and the Way Out.
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    In Darkest England and the Way Out. [1890],

    £150

    First edition. Published in the same year as Stanley’s ‘In Darkest Africa’, the ironic title of this work aptly expresses the moral outrage felt by the author at the physical and spiritual misery of England’s pauper classes. “Booth’s colossal self-confidence, his burning sense of injustice …Read more

  19. How to Pay for the War.
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    How to Pay for the War. 1940

    £100

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  20. The Theory of Political Economy.
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    The Theory of Political Economy. 1871

    £2,750

    First edition. Jevons (1835–1882), whom Schumpeter describes as “one of the most genuinely original economists who ever lived” (History of Economic Analysis, 1997, first published 1954, p. 826), here presents his marginal utility theory of value. Palgrave claims that in this work Jevons “attempts nothing …Read more

  21. The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.
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    The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money. 1936

    £1,250

    First edition, first impression. “The world-wide slump after 1929 prompted Keynes to attempt an explanation of, and new methods for controlling, the vagaries of the trade-cycle … in his General Theory, he subjected the definitions and theories of the classical school of economics to a …Read more

  22. Death of a Witch.
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    Death of a Witch. 1983

    £100

    First edition, first impression of this anthropological study of Sujarupa, a village in Rajasthan, between 1950 and 1981. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author “For Mary, invaluable reader of imperfect chapters, from Morris”, together with a laid-in postcard from the author, informing the recipient of …Read more

  23. A Dictionary of Crimes and Offences According to the Law of Scotland.
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    A Dictionary of Crimes and Offences According to the Law of Scotland. 1895

    £150

    First edition, uncommon: Copac traces four copies only (BL, NLS, Oxford and Cambridge); OCLC adds York (Ontario) and Northwestern. There was a third edition in 1936. Angus, from Ellon in Aberdeenshire, was a career police officer. He spent his working life in Renfrewshire, and at …Read more

  24. Gedanken von der wahren Schätzung der lebendigen Kräfte und Beurtheilung der Beweise derer sich Herr von Leibnitz und andere Mechaniker in dieser Streitsache bedienet haben, nebst einigen vorhergehenden Betrachtungen welche die Kraft der Körper überhaupt betreffen, durch Immanuel Kant.
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    Gedanken von der wahren Schätzung der lebendigen Kräfte und Beurtheilung der Beweise derer sich Herr von Leibnitz und andere Mechaniker in dieser Streitsache bedienet haben, nebst einigen vorhergehenden Betrachtungen welche die Kraft der Körper überhaupt betreffen, durch Immanuel Kant. 1746 [recte 1749].

    £22,500

    Very rare first edition of Kant’s first book. “In his early years Kant pondered the nature of space and time first from the point of view of Leibniz and then of Newton, but eventually he found both positions unsatisfactory. In his Thoughts on the true …Read more

  25. Entwickelung der Gesetze des menschlichen Verkehrs, und der darau fliessenden Regeln für menschliches Handeln.
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    Entwickelung der Gesetze des menschlichen Verkehrs, und der darau fliessenden Regeln für menschliches Handeln. 1889

    £3,500

    Re-issue of the first edition sheets, originally published in Brunswick in 1854 at the author’s own expense, here with new half title and title page and a leaf of prefatory text by the publisher. “Gossen, though perhaps not quite a genius, had a brilliant, original, …Read more

  26. Posthumous Works of Mr. John Locke:
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    Posthumous Works of Mr. John Locke: 1706

    £1,250

    First edition of Locke’s Posthumous works, edited by his literary editors, Anthony Collins and Peter King. It includes for the first time part of the Fourth Letter for Toleration (pages 233-277), first printed in its entirety from a different manuscript in 1829. Read more

  27. Instructions for Officers of Excise in the Country.
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    Instructions for Officers of Excise in the Country. 1778

    £850

    A scarce series of publications for excise men and gaugers, all published in 1778, giving guidance and instruction on all matters involving the inspection of premises, calculation of duty payable, and how to maintain records. The production and distribution of these books of instruction appear …Read more

  28. Discourses concerning Religion and Government, Inscribed to all Lovers of Truth and Liberty.
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    Discourses concerning Religion and Government, Inscribed to all Lovers of Truth and Liberty. 1734

    £1,250

    First edition in English of a scarce work by the Italian philosopher and radical free thinker count Alberto Radicati, mentioned by Berkeley in his Theory of Vision vindicated, with reference to his 1732 work on death. Exiled from Italy, Radicati settled first in England, then …Read more

  29. Philosophische Versuche über die menschliche Natur und ihre Entwickelung …  Erster [– Zweyter] Band.
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    Philosophische Versuche über die menschliche Natur und ihre Entwickelung … Erster [– Zweyter] Band. 1777

    £2,500

    First edition of Tetens’s “extended inquiry into the origin and structure of knowledge. [Tetens] distinguished three faculties of the human mind: understanding, free will, and feeling of pleasures and pains. He stressed the independence of the third faculty from the first two. The three may …Read more

  30. Projet d’une dixme royale: qui supprimant la taille, les aydes, les doüanes d’une province à l’autre, les décimes du clergé, les affaires extraordinaires; & tous autres impôts onereux & non volontaires: Et diminuant le prix du sel de moitié & plus, produiroit au Roy un revenu certain et suffisant, sans frais; & sans être à charge à l’un de ses sujets plus qu’à l’autre, qui s’augmenteroit considérablement par la meilleure culture des terres.
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    Projet d’une dixme royale: qui supprimant la taille, les aydes, les doüanes d’une province à l’autre, les décimes du clergé, les affaires extraordinaires; & tous autres impôts onereux & non volontaires: Et diminuant le prix du sel de moitié & plus, produiroit au Roy un revenu certain et suffisant, sans frais; & sans être à charge à l’un de ses sujets plus qu’à l’autre, qui s’augmenteroit considérablement par la meilleure culture des terres. 1707

    £47,500

    Very rare first edition, first issue (with B4 in uncancelled state: on p. 16, a setier is given as weighing 170, rather than 240 pounds), and a notable rarity, of “an erudite economic work much in advance of its time, and distinguished both by accuracy …Read more

  31. Éléments d’économie politique pure ou théorie de la richesse sociale.
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    Éléments d’économie politique pure ou théorie de la richesse sociale. 1874–77

    £37,500

    First edition of both parts, written by one of the leading mathematical economists. In 1874, three years after Jevons and Menger but independently of them, Walras enunciated the theory of marginal utility in his Eléments d’économie politique pure. In this book he continued and refined …Read more

  32. Ueber Toleranz und Gewissensfreyheit, nach den Grundsätzen des allgemeinen und protestantischen Kirchenrechts. Nebst einer actenmässigen Erzählung dessen, was mit dem gewesenen Präposito zu Wahren, Herrn Hermes wegen seiner ausgestreuten irrigen Lehren in Mecklenburg vorgegangen. Mit hoher Genehmigung dem Druck übergeben.
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    Ueber Toleranz und Gewissensfreyheit, nach den Grundsätzen des allgemeinen und protestantischen Kirchenrechts. Nebst einer actenmässigen Erzählung dessen, was mit dem gewesenen Präposito zu Wahren, Herrn Hermes wegen seiner ausgestreuten irrigen Lehren in Mecklenburg vorgegangen. Mit hoher Genehmigung dem Druck übergeben. 1776, 1777

    £375

    First edition of two works discussing tolerance and freedom of conscience, according to the principles of general and Protestant church law, written in reply to Lüdke’s 1774 work on the same subject. Read more

  33. Letter, Signed, to an unnamed “Monsieur”, thanking him for his good wishes upon his appointment as Contrôleur general of finance.
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    Letter, Signed, to an unnamed “Monsieur”, thanking him for his good wishes upon his appointment as Contrôleur general of finance. 14 January 1720

    £5,000

    A fine example of the famous speculator John Law’s signature, appended to an autograph letter, written in a neat cursive secretarial hand, to an unknown “Monsieur”, thanking him for his complimentary letter following Law’s appointment to the post of controller-general of finance of France. “Monsieur, …Read more

  34. The Theory of Moral Sentiments.
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    The Theory of Moral Sentiments. 1759

    £55,000

    First edition, published in April 1759 with a recorded “print run of 1,000 copies” (Sher, Early Editions of Adam’s Smith’s Books, 13). Smith’s first book and his later Wealth of Nations demonstrate “a great unifying principle… Smith’s ethics and his economics are integrated by the …Read more

  35. “Unto This Last:”
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    “Unto This Last:” 1862

    £125

    First edition. “Ruskin’s first two attempts to convey his moral principles in political economic terms initially were failures, much derided in the establishment press, but they laid the foundations for the creation of a much wider constituency for Ruskin’s ideas that was to keep his …Read more

  36. Interest van Holland, ofte gronden van Hollands-welvaren. Aangewezen door V.D.H.
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    Interest van Holland, ofte gronden van Hollands-welvaren. Aangewezen door V.D.H. 1662

    £2,250

    First edition, the octavo issue. “The only Dutch bestseller, this work is mainly an argument for industrial freedom plus moderate duties” (Carpenter), comparable and in some respects superior to Roger Coke’s of 1670 and 1675, the merit of which consists chiefly in its freedom from …Read more

  37. Rapport sur le droit de marque des cuirs. Par un conseiller d’état.
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    Rapport sur le droit de marque des cuirs. Par un conseiller d’état. 1804

    £1,500

    First and only edition. A very rare book, printed in only a few copies for private distribution, as stated in the preface. Written originally in 1788 in opposition to regressive internal tax policy, specifically the tax on hides and leathers, it remained unpublished until this …Read more

  38. Discours politiques. Traduits de l’anglois par Mr. de M***.
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    Discours politiques. Traduits de l’anglois par Mr. de M***. 1754-57

    £3,750

    First edition of this important series of economic publications, published in view of the increasing interest in works of political economy appearing in France, England, and Holland. In 1754 Schreuder and Mortier published the first volume, Hume’s Political Discourses. Owing to the growing interest and …Read more

  39. Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects.
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    Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects. 1753

    £4,000

    First collected edition of Hume’s Essays. It was with this publication, Andrew Millar’s initiative, that Hume achieved wide commercial success. The effect of this edition was to make his philosophy available “in a format which for the first time was both accessible and calculated to …Read more

  40. [Drop-head title:] Discours adressé (le 9 Mars 1873 [sic]) à une societé d’avocats au parlement de Toulouse, sur son projet d’une conférence de charité.
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    [Drop-head title:] Discours adressé (le 9 Mars 1873 [sic]) à une societé d’avocats au parlement de Toulouse, sur son projet d’une conférence de charité. 1783

    £375

    First and apparently only edition of this speech promoting the establishment in Toulouse of an order of lawyers offering free legal representation to the poor, a “league of generous defenders of the oppressed and destitute”. When Maître Gez (c.1700–1792) gave this speech to his peers …Read more

  41. My Own Life 1776.

    My Own Life 1776. 2014

    £35

    First edition of the facsimile of Hume’s original manuscript of “My Own Life”, written shortly before his death in 1776 and first published in 1777. The editor has added a complete transcription, introduction and notes. Published in an edition of 500 copies. Read more

  42. Philosophie de l’univers. Troisième édition. Augmentée de plusieurs notes et d’une table des matières.
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    Philosophie de l’univers. Troisième édition. Augmentée de plusieurs notes et d’une table des matières. 1799 (Fructidor, An VII)

    £750

    Third and final edition of Dupont’s “treatise attempting to state a philosophy of life” (Saricks), first published in 1792 and addressed to his long-time friend Lavoisier. “From the dates given at the beginning of the book, the Philosophie de l’univers was apparently written between December …Read more

  43. Lettre à la chambre du commerce de Normandie; Sur le Mémoire qu’elle a publié relativement au Traité de Commerce avec l’Angleterre.
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    Lettre à la chambre du commerce de Normandie; Sur le Mémoire qu’elle a publié relativement au Traité de Commerce avec l’Angleterre. 1788

    £1,250

    First and only edition of Dupont’s defense of the free-trade treaty concluded between France and England in 1786. Du Pont had played an important role in its formation and passage. “Dupont’s Lettre constitutes one of the best justifications of the Treaty of 1786 ever …Read more

  44. Utopia.
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    Utopia. 1684

    £2,250

    First edition of Gilbert Burnet’s translation of More’s Utopia. Utopia tells of the best order of society, the ideal commonwealth, which is to be found on the island of Utopia. Its protagonist is the Portuguese traveller Raphael Hythlodaye, who relates that he accompanied Amerigo Vespucci …Read more

  45. Examen du Livre de M. Malthus sur le Principe de Population; auquel on a joint la Traduction de quatre Chapitres de ce Livre supprimés dans l’Edition française; et une lettre à M. Say sur son Traité d’Economie politique.
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    Examen du Livre de M. Malthus sur le Principe de Population; auquel on a joint la Traduction de quatre Chapitres de ce Livre supprimés dans l’Edition française; et une lettre à M. Say sur son Traité d’Economie politique. 1817

    £7,500

    Very rare first edition of Dupont’s final work, published in America, where he died the same year: among his writings, it is, according to Gustave Schelle, one of his best, unknown in France (“l’un des meilleurs [et] inconnu en France”). The work is remarkable as …Read more

  46. Éléments d’économie politique pure ou théorie de la richesse sociale.
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    Éléments d’économie politique pure ou théorie de la richesse sociale. 1874

    £13,750

    First edition of part one, written by one of the leading mathematical economists. Three years after Jevons and Menger, but independently of them, Walras here enunciated the theory of marginal utility. In this work he continued and refined the work inherited from his father and …Read more

  47. De l’origine et des progrès d’une science nouvelle.
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    De l’origine et des progrès d’une science nouvelle. 1768

    £15,000

    First edition of undoubtedly one of the scarcest of Dupont’s works, and probably one of the most successful publications promoting physiocracy. This copy has leaf B1 in the rare, uncancelled state. Schumpeter, in his discussion on the physiocrats, calls Dupont “by far the ablest of …Read more

  48. The Works of Thomas Robert Malthus.
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    The Works of Thomas Robert Malthus. 1986

    £350

    First collected edition of Malthus’s works, published as part of Pickering Masters series, edited by Professor E. A. Wrigley and Dr. David Souden, with a bibliography of the author’s works. “Each Pickering Masters edition comprises an author’s complete published works and in some cases …Read more

  1. The Laws Concerning the Poor.
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    (POOR LAWS.) (POOR LAWS.)

    The Laws Concerning the Poor.

    £1,100

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    A Report from the Committee of Secrecy,
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    WALPOLE, Robert. WALPOLE, Robert.

    A Report from the Committee of Secrecy,

    £1,500

  3. Anthem.
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    RAND, Ayn. RAND, Ayn.

    Anthem.

    £1,500

  4. New Arrival
    Individualism and Economic Order.
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    HAYEK, Friedrich August von. HAYEK, Friedrich August...

    Individualism and Economic Order.

    £350

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    [French translation of Killing No Murder:] Traicté politique,
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    [SEXBY, Edward; Jacques Carpentier de Marigny;... [SEXBY, Edward; Jacques...

    [French translation of Killing No Murder:] Traicté politique,

    £1,500

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  7. Anthropologie structurale.
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    LÉVI-STRAUSS, Claude. LÉVI-STRAUSS, Claude.

    Anthropologie structurale.

    £1,850

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    Women Who Work.
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    BEAUCHAMP, Joan. BEAUCHAMP, Joan.

    Women Who Work.

    £95

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    History Of Western Philosophy.
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    RUSSELL, Bertrand. RUSSELL, Bertrand.

    History Of Western Philosophy.

    £475

  10. New Arrival
    Politics in the Train.
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    NICOLSON, Harold. NICOLSON, Harold.

    Politics in the Train.

    £250

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    The Theory of Moral Sentiments;
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    SMITH, Adam. SMITH, Adam.

    The Theory of Moral Sentiments;

    £1,750

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    An Inquiry into the Nature of Peace and the Terms of its Perpetuation.
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    VEBLEN, Thorstein. VEBLEN, Thorstein.

    An Inquiry into the Nature of Peace and the Terms of its Perpetuation.

    £4,750

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    The Theory of the Leisure Class.
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    VEBLEN, Thorstein. VEBLEN, Thorstein.

    The Theory of the Leisure Class.

    £4,500

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    Indian Currency and Finance.
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    KEYNES, John Maynard. KEYNES, John Maynard.

    Indian Currency and Finance.

    £1,500

  15. The Logic of Preference.
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    VON WRIGHT, Georg Henrik. VON WRIGHT, Georg...

    The Logic of Preference.

    £65

  16. New Arrival
    In Darkest England and the Way Out.
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    BOOTH, General. BOOTH, General.

    In Darkest England and the Way Out.

    £150

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    How to Pay for the War.
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    KEYNES, John Maynard. KEYNES, John Maynard.

    How to Pay for the War.

    £100

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    The Theory of Political Economy.
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    JEVONS, W. Stanley. JEVONS, W. Stanley.

    The Theory of Political Economy.

    £2,750

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    The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.
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    KEYNES, John Maynard. KEYNES, John Maynard.

    The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.

    £1,250

  20. New Arrival
    Death of a Witch.
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    CARSTAIRS, G. M. CARSTAIRS, G. M.

    Death of a Witch.

    £100

  21. New Arrival
    A Dictionary of Crimes and Offences According to the Law of Scotland.
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    ANGUS, John W. ANGUS, John W.

    A Dictionary of Crimes and Offences According to the Law of Scotland.

    £150

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    Gedanken von der wahren Schätzung der lebendigen Kräfte und Beurtheilung der Beweise derer sich Herr von Leibnitz und andere Mechaniker in dieser Streitsache bedienet haben, nebst einigen vorhergehenden Betrachtungen welche die Kraft der Körper überhaupt betreffen, durch Immanuel Kant.
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    KANT, Immanuel. KANT, Immanuel.

    Gedanken von der wahren Schätzung der lebendigen Kräfte und Beurtheilung der Beweise derer sich Herr von Leibnitz und andere Mechaniker in dieser Streitsache bedienet haben, nebst einigen vorhergehenden Betrachtungen welche die Kraft der Körper überhaupt betreffen, durch Immanuel Kant.

    £22,500

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    Entwickelung der Gesetze des menschlichen Verkehrs, und der darau fliessenden Regeln für menschliches Handeln.
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    GOSSEN, Hermann Heinrich. GOSSEN, Hermann Heinrich.

    Entwickelung der Gesetze des menschlichen Verkehrs, und der darau fliessenden Regeln für menschliches Handeln.

    £3,500

  24. New Arrival
    Posthumous Works of Mr. John Locke:
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    LOCKE, John. LOCKE, John.

    Posthumous Works of Mr. John Locke:

    £1,250

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    Instructions for Officers of Excise in the Country.
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    (EXCISE.) GREAT BRITAIN. COMMISSIONERS OF EXCISE. (EXCISE.) GREAT BRITAIN....

    Instructions for Officers of Excise in the Country.

    £850

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    Discourses concerning Religion and Government, Inscribed to all Lovers of Truth and Liberty.
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    RADICATI, Alberto, Conte di Passerano. RADICATI, Alberto, Conte...

    Discourses concerning Religion and Government, Inscribed to all Lovers of Truth and Liberty.

    £1,250

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    Philosophische Versuche über die menschliche Natur und ihre Entwickelung …  Erster [– Zweyter] Band.
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    TETENS, Johann Nicolaus. TETENS, Johann Nicolaus.

    Philosophische Versuche über die menschliche Natur und ihre Entwickelung … Erster [– Zweyter] Band.

    £2,500

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    Projet d’une dixme royale: qui supprimant la taille, les aydes, les doüanes d’une province à l’autre, les décimes du clergé, les affaires extraordinaires; & tous autres impôts onereux & non volontaires: Et diminuant le prix du sel de moitié & plus, produiroit au Roy un revenu certain et suffisant, sans frais; & sans être à charge à l’un de ses sujets plus qu’à l’autre, qui s’augmenteroit considérablement par la meilleure culture des terres.
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    VAUBAN, Sébastien Le Prestre, Seigneur de,... VAUBAN, Sébastien Le...

    Projet d’une dixme royale: qui supprimant la taille, les aydes, les doüanes d’une province à l’autre, les décimes du clergé, les affaires extraordinaires; & tous autres impôts onereux & non volontaires: Et diminuant le prix du sel de moitié & plus, produiroit au Roy un revenu certain et suffisant, sans frais; & sans être à charge à l’un de ses sujets plus qu’à l’autre, qui s’augmenteroit considérablement par la meilleure culture des terres.

    £47,500

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    Éléments d’économie politique pure ou théorie de la richesse sociale.
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    WALRAS, Léon. WALRAS, Léon.

    Éléments d’économie politique pure ou théorie de la richesse sociale.

    £37,500

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    Ueber Toleranz und Gewissensfreyheit, nach den Grundsätzen des allgemeinen und protestantischen Kirchenrechts. Nebst einer actenmässigen Erzählung dessen, was mit dem gewesenen Präposito zu Wahren, Herrn Hermes wegen seiner ausgestreuten irrigen Lehren in Mecklenburg vorgegangen. Mit hoher Genehmigung dem Druck übergeben.
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    DÖDERLEIN, Christian Albrecht. DÖDERLEIN, Christian Albrecht.

    Ueber Toleranz und Gewissensfreyheit, nach den Grundsätzen des allgemeinen und protestantischen Kirchenrechts. Nebst einer actenmässigen Erzählung dessen, was mit dem gewesenen Präposito zu Wahren, Herrn Hermes wegen seiner ausgestreuten irrigen Lehren in Mecklenburg vorgegangen. Mit hoher Genehmigung dem Druck übergeben.

    £375

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    Letter, Signed, to an unnamed “Monsieur”, thanking him for his good wishes upon his appointment as Contrôleur general of finance.
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    LAW, John. LAW, John.

    Letter, Signed, to an unnamed “Monsieur”, thanking him for his good wishes upon his appointment as Contrôleur general of finance.

    £5,000

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    The Theory of Moral Sentiments.
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    SMITH, Adam. SMITH, Adam.

    The Theory of Moral Sentiments.

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    “Unto This Last:”
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    RUSKIN, John. RUSKIN, John.

    “Unto This Last:”

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    Interest van Holland, ofte gronden van Hollands-welvaren. Aangewezen door V.D.H.
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    COURT, Pieter de la. COURT, Pieter de...

    Interest van Holland, ofte gronden van Hollands-welvaren. Aangewezen door V.D.H.

    £2,250

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    Rapport sur le droit de marque des cuirs. Par un conseiller d’état.
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    Rapport sur le droit de marque des cuirs. Par un conseiller d’état.

    £1,500

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    Discours politiques. Traduits de l’anglois par Mr. de M***.
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    HUME, David. HUME, David.

    Discours politiques. Traduits de l’anglois par Mr. de M***.

    £3,750

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    Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects.
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    HUME, David. HUME, David.

    Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects.

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    [Drop-head title:] Discours adressé (le 9 Mars 1873 [sic]) à une societé d’avocats au parlement de Toulouse, sur son projet d’une conférence de charité.
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    GEZ, Avocat au Parlement de Toulouse. GEZ, Avocat au...

    [Drop-head title:] Discours adressé (le 9 Mars 1873 [sic]) à une societé d’avocats au parlement de Toulouse, sur son projet d’une conférence de charité.

    £375

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    Philosophie de l’univers. Troisième édition. Augmentée de plusieurs notes et d’une table des matières.
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    DUPONT DE NEMOURS, Pierre Samuel. DUPONT DE NEMOURS,...

    Philosophie de l’univers. Troisième édition. Augmentée de plusieurs notes et d’une table des matières.

    £750

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    Lettre à la chambre du commerce de Normandie; Sur le Mémoire qu’elle a publié relativement au Traité de Commerce avec l’Angleterre.
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    DUPONT DE NEMOURS, Pierre Samuel. DUPONT DE NEMOURS,...

    Lettre à la chambre du commerce de Normandie; Sur le Mémoire qu’elle a publié relativement au Traité de Commerce avec l’Angleterre.

    £1,250

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    Examen du Livre de M. Malthus sur le Principe de Population; auquel on a joint la Traduction de quatre Chapitres de ce Livre supprimés dans l’Edition française; et une lettre à M. Say sur son Traité d’Economie politique.
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    DUPONT DE NEMOURS, Pierre Samuel. DUPONT DE NEMOURS,...

    Examen du Livre de M. Malthus sur le Principe de Population; auquel on a joint la Traduction de quatre Chapitres de ce Livre supprimés dans l’Edition française; et une lettre à M. Say sur son Traité d’Economie politique.

    £7,500

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    Éléments d’économie politique pure ou théorie de la richesse sociale.
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    WALRAS, Léon. WALRAS, Léon.

    Éléments d’économie politique pure ou théorie de la richesse sociale.

    £13,750

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    De l’origine et des progrès d’une science nouvelle.
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    De l’origine et des progrès d’une science nouvelle.

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    The Works of Thomas Robert Malthus.
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    MALTHUS, Thomas Robert. MALTHUS, Thomas Robert.

    The Works of Thomas Robert Malthus.

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