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DE QUINCEY, Thomas.

Rare books by Thomas De Quincey, including first editions, signed first edition copies, and copies in fine bindings of The Logic of Political Economy, Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, and Autobiographical Sketches.

Regularly stocked editions of de Quincey’s works include the first nonesuch edition.

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  1. 29409
    First edition of De Quincey's only original novel, a Gothic romance set in Swabia during the Thirty Years' War. A precursor of the 20th-century comic book superhero, De Quincey's masked hero lives secretly in the city, emerging in the nick of time to perform incredible deeds on behalf of the oppressed. (As De Quincey was... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 29409

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  2. The Logic of Political Economy.
    First edition. The Logic of Political Economy, De Quincey's exposition of Ricardian economics, is the author's principal economic work. Rearranged from a series of papers by his publisher and discussing the relative influence of utility and scarcity, the former being described as affirmative or power value, the latter as... Learn More
    £8,250

    Stock Code: 93298

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