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KEYNES, John Maynard.

Rare books by John Maynard Keynes including first edition, signed first edition, and finely bound copies of The Economic Consequences of Peace, and General Theory of Employment. 

John Maynard Keynes, (1883-1946) is one of the most renowned names in 20th century economics.

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  1. Indian Currency and Finance.
    First edition, first impression, of the author's first book. Between 1906 and 1908, Keynes served as a civil servant with the India Office in Whitehall; while he did not find the work to his liking it did contribute to his first published book on economics. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 84526

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  2. 126294
    First edition, first impression, of Keynes's second book, which established his reputation as a political economist. Keynes resigned from his position as principal representative of the British Treasury at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, in protest of the heavy reparations demanded from Germany. The Economic Consequences... Learn More
    £1,250

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  3. 126295
    First edition, first impression, of Keynes's second book, which established his reputation as a political economist. Keynes resigned from his position as principal representative of the British Treasury at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, in protest of the heavy reparations demanded from Germany. The Economic Consequences... Learn More
    £1,100

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  4. 116920
    First edition, first impression, of what Skidelsky calls "one of the most influential books of the twentieth century". "The Economic Consequences of the Peace has a claim to be regarded as Keynes's best book. In none of his others did he succeed so well in bringing all his gifts to bear on the subject in hand." Learn More
    £1,800

    Stock Code: 116920

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  5. 124615
    First edition, first impression, of this mathematical-philosophical work, the subject of Keynes's fellowship dissertation, in which he sought to establish a mathematical basis for probability theory as Russell and Whitehead had done for symbolic logic. Russell wrote of this work "the mathematical calculus is astonishingly... Learn More
    £800

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  6. 122234
    First edition, first impression, of Keynes's second work on the German reparations, arguing for a reduction in payments demanded from Germany. A nice liberal association copy, Walter Runciman the younger being a graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge who "during the 1920s gradually moved to the right in the sense that he... Learn More
    £175

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  7. 128851
    First edition, first impression. The copy of the Keynesian economist Percy H. Asher, author of the 1938 work National Self-Sufficiency, with his extensive annotations in pencil and ink throughout the second half of the first volume, and in one section of the second volume. A Treatise on Money is the first of Keynes's two... Learn More
    £850

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  8. 124380
    First edition, first impression. A Treatise on Money is the first of Keynes's two major contributions to economic theory and his most comprehensive work on monetary theory. It anticipates many of the ideas of the General Theory, which it immediately preceded and by which it has been, perhaps unfairly, overshadowed. Learn More
    £850

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  9. 126984
    First edition, first impression. A Treatise on Money is the first of Keynes's two major contributions to economic theory and his most comprehensive work on monetary theory. It anticipates many of the ideas of the General Theory, which it immediately preceded and by which it has been, perhaps unfairly, overshadowed. Learn More
    £1,750

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  10. The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.
    First edition, first impression. Written in the aftermath of the great depression, Keynes's masterwork is generally regarded as probably the most influential social science treatise of the century; it quickly and permanently changed the way the world looked at the economy and the role of government in society. Learn More
    £6,500

    Stock Code: 96982

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  11. 130175
    First edition, first impression. "The world-wide slump after 1929 prompted Keynes to attempt an explanation of, and new methods for controlling, the vagaries of the trade-cycle in his General Theory, he subjected the definitions and theories of the classical school of economics to a penetrating scrutiny and found them seriously... Learn More
    £11,500

    Stock Code: 130175

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  12. 130666
    First edition, first impression. "The world-wide slump after 1929 prompted Keynes to attempt an explanation of, and new methods for controlling, the vagaries of the trade-cycle in his General Theory, he subjected the definitions and theories of the classical school of economics to a penetrating scrutiny and found them seriously... Learn More
    £3,750

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  13. 125295
    First edition, first impression, of two posthumously printed papers originally read by Keynes to the memoir club of his Bloomsbury friends. "There are no veils here, but then these memoirs were not written for publication, and the reason they are published now is not because of their great interest or because of their literary... Learn More
    £90

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  14. 128887
    First edition, first impression, of two posthumously printed papers originally read by Keynes to the memoir club of his Bloomsbury friends. "There are no veils here, but then these memoirs were not written for publication, and the reason they are published now is not because of their great interest or because of their literary... Learn More
    £200

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  15. 124842
    First edition, first impression. Economist Roy Harrod (1900-1978), a friend and colleague of Keynes, was commissioned by Keynes's younger brother Geoffrey to compose this biography. It "was a compelling and magisterial account of Keynes's career and achievements" (ODNB). Learn More
    £95

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  16. Keynes and Economic Development.
    First edition, first impression. Includes contributions from Graham Bird, Edward Heath, I. M. D. Little, W. B. Reddaway, Hans Singer, and John Williamson. Learn More
    £90

    Stock Code: 97626

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  17. Keynes as Philosopher-Economist.
    First edition, first impression. Includes contributions from Samuel Brittan, Anna Carabelli, Paul Davidson, Sheila Dow, Martin Hollis, Tony Lawson, and Robert Skidelsky. Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 97647

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