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  1. Common Sense about the Surtax.
    (ECONOMICS.) HUTCHINSON, Geoffrey. Common Sense about the Surtax.

    London : 1929

    First edition, first impression. Described on the front of the dust jacket as "the first book on an important topic" in the run up to the 1929 General Election, also known as the "Flapper Election" because it was the first election in which women over the age of 21 were allowed to vote.

    Provenance: from the publisher's archive of Victor Gollancz... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 96262

  2. This Gold Crisis.
    (ECONOMICS.) PETHICK-LAWRENCE, F. W. This Gold Crisis.

    London : 1931

    First edition, first impression. Commissioned by Gollancz, who wrote to Pethick-Lawrence (former Financial Secretary to the Treasury under the second Labour government) on 31 August 1931 with an outline of the book, which offers a lucid explanation of the political and financial crisis of that summer. It was swiftly produced in time for the October... Learn More
    £30.00

    Stock Code: 96372

  3. Land and Life: the Economic National Policy for Agriculture.
    (ECONOMICS.) ASTOR, Viscount, & Keith A. H. Murray. Land and Life: the Economic National Policy for Agriculture.

    London : 1932

    First edition, first impression.
    Provenance: from the publisher's archive of Victor Gollancz (1893-1967), one of the revolutionary figures of 20th-century publishing. Everything about Gollancz was distinctive, from his business practices - he flouted convention, backed newcomers extravagantly, and held unique sway over the Book Society choices -... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 96190

  4. This Final Crisis.
    (ECONOMICS.) HUTT, Allen. This Final Crisis.

    London : 1935

    First edition, first impression. Allen Hutt (1901-1973) journalist and political activist. "After a spell at the International Lenin School and two years as chief sub-editor at the newly launched Daily Worker (1930-32), Hutt produced a series of books on British working-class politics, most of them developing historical narratives which seemingly culminated... Learn More
    £85.00

    Stock Code: 96264

  5. Foundations for the World's New Age of Plenty.
    (ECONOMICS.) HENDERSON, Fred. Foundations for the World's New Age of Plenty.

    London : 1933

    First edition, first impression. The publisher's archive copy with their stamp on the half title. James Frederick "Fred" Henderson (1867-1957) was a British socialist writer and Labour Party politician. His book The Case for Socialism (1911) was highly influential. Learn More
    £35.00

    Stock Code: 96259

  6. The Tithe War.
    (ECONOMICS.) WALLACE, Doreen. The Tithe War.

    London : 1934

    First edition, first impression. A study of the tithe laws - part of Wallace's campaign against their imposition, and a call for reform.
    Provenance: from the publisher's archive of Victor Gollancz (1893-1967), one of the revolutionary figures of 20th-century publishing. Everything about Gollancz was distinctive, from his business practices - he... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 96335

  7. Property or Peace.
    (ECONOMICS.) BRAILSFORD, Henry Noel. Property or Peace.

    London : 1934

    First edition, first impression of this anti-militarist political and economic study, and the author's most overtly Marxist work. From the publisher's archive. Learn More
    £45.00

    Stock Code: 96200

  8. Property or Peace.
    (ECONOMICS.) BRAILSFORD, Henry Noel. Property or Peace.

    London : 1934

    First edition, first impression of this anti-militarist political and economic study, and the author's most overtly Marxist work. From the publisher's archive, with their stamp to the front panel of the jacket and the front pastedown. Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 96189

  9. Social Credits or Socialism.
    (ECONOMICS.) HISKETT, W. R. Social Credits or Socialism.

    London : 1935

    First edition, first impression. "Major Douglas Examined!" shouts the dust jacket: an important contribution to the literature concerning the Social Credit theory of Major C. H. Douglas. This was hotly debated in the 1920s and 30s and influenced, in particular, the work and thinking of the poet Ezra Pound. "Attempts to discredit social credit on both... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 96267

  10. Thorstein Veblen and His America.
    (VEBLEN, Thorstein.) DORFMAN, Joseph. Thorstein Veblen and His America.

    London : 1935

    First UK edition, first impression of this study of Veblen and his work, first published in the US the preceding year. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 94298

  11. Thorstein Veblen and His America.
    (VEBLEN, Thorstein.) DORFMAN, Joseph. Thorstein Veblen and His America.

    London : 1935

    First UK edition, first impression. A study of Veblen and his work, first published in the US the preceding year. From the publisher's archive with their stamp to the half-title. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 94295

  12. The Socialisation of Iron and Steel.
    (ECONOMICS.) CLARKE, Sir Richard William Barnes. The Socialisation of Iron and Steel.

    London : 1936

    First edition, first impression. Sir Richard William Barnes Clarke (1910-1975) journalist and civil servant. At the time of publication Clarke was working at the Financial News, later amalgamated with the Financial Times, where his most lasting achievement was to devise the ordinary share index - still, as the FT index, the principal measure of its... Learn More
    £40.00

    Stock Code: 96270

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