Absentee Ownership and Business Enterprise in Recent Times.
The Case of America.New York: B. W. Huebsch, Inc., 1923 Stock Code: 146927
First edition, first printing, of Veblen's most caustic work, concluding "that the forces of business-as-usual and of national integrity were steadily coalescing 'by night and cloud' and that the continued supremacy of business nationalism would probably lead to a renewal of the servile despotism characteristic of earlier epochs" (IESS).
Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt.
Bookplate to front pastedown and ownership signature to front free endpaper of David Shakow. Light rubbing at extremities, else a fine copy, square and tight, cloth clean and unmarked.
With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.
Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220