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GALBRAITH, John Kenneth.

GALBRAITH, John Kenneth.

Rare books by economist John Kenneth Galbraith, including first edition and signed first edition copies of The Affluent Society and The Liberal Hour.

Regularly stocked editions of Galbraith’s works include the first Indian edition.

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  1. A Theory of Price Control.
    GALBRAITH, John Kenneth. A Theory of Price Control.

    Cambridge : 1952

    First edition, first printing, of the author's first major work. Drawing on his experience as head of the Office of Price Administration (OPA), Galbraith argues that price control is an overlooked but necessary part of all anti-inflation policies, and that "the theory of control is fated to become one of the expanding universes of economics" (Foreword,... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 131188

  2. 137303
    GALBRAITH, John Kenneth. The Great Crash 1929.

    Boston : [1955]

    First edition, second printing, without the date on the title page. Galbraith's study is an economic history of the build-up to the Wall Street Crash, written on the principle that those that don't know history are destined to repeat it. Not without its lighter moments, as the Financial Times's reviewer observed: "Professor Galbraith performed a necessary... Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 137303

  3. The New Industrial State.
    GALBRAITH, John Kenneth. The New Industrial State.

    Boston : 1967

    First edition, first printing. In this book, Galbraith develops ideas previously discussed in his 1958 book The Affluent Society. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 123660

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    GALBRAITH, John Kenneth. A Contemporary Guide to Economics, Peace and Laughter.

    Boston : 1971

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to Theodore Sorensen on the front free endpaper: "For Theo Sorensen with great affection. From John G. 1971". Ted Sorensen (1928-2010) had a significant behind-the-scenes influence on American politics in the 1960s. He served as speechwriter for John F. Kennedy and was one of... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 132126

  5. 134242
    GALBRAITH, John Kenneth. Economics and the Public Purpose.

    Boston : 1973

    First edition, first printing. Galbraith recommends a rejection of the economic orthodoxy of the past through a "new socialism", nationalizing health care and military production, and regulating the economy for the public good. Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 134242

  6. Money.
    GALBRAITH, John Kenneth. Money.

    Boston : 1975

    First edition, first printing, inscribed on the front free endpaper by the author "For Burt Gollin (?) with all good wishes from John Kenneth Galbraith". Galbraith's work tells of the history of the development of money and the modern financial system. Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 138513

  7. 131400
    GALBRAITH, John Kenneth. A View from the Stands.

    Boston : 1986

    First edition, first printing, of this collection of Galbraith's essays, papers and letters from the previous two decades. Learn More
    £40.00

    Stock Code: 131400

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