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VEBLEN, Thorstein.

Absentee Ownership and Business Enterprise in Recent Times.

The Case of America.

New York: B. W. Huebsch, Inc., 1923 Stock Code: 146927
£250.00
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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).

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Description

Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt.

Condition

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.

Bibliography

IESS (1923).

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