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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. 122368
    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

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  3. 131309
    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 against the heavy reparations demanded from Germany. The Economic Consequences... Learn More
    £850

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  4. 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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  5. 131310
    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 Bertrand Russell and Alfred North Whitehead had done for symbolic logic. Russell wrote of this work "the mathematical calculus... Learn More
    £975

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  6. 133493
    First edition, first impression. Following the success of Keynes's first work on the question of German reparations, The Economic Consequences of the Peace, The Sunday Times paid Keynes a large sum for five widely syndicated articles on the same subject, which appeared in August and September 1921. The present work, published... Learn More
    £850

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  7. 131520
    First edition, first impression. The copy of the economist William Henderson Pringle (1877-1967), with his pencilled ownership signature to the front free endpaper. Pringle was teacher of economics at the University of London from 1910-1920, at the University of New Zealand from 1920-22, and at the LSE from 1923-24. He ran... Learn More
    £250

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 133713
    First edition, first impression, of Keynes's first collection of essays. "Keynes's intensive public activity with respect to the policy discussions of the inter-war period was reflected in the more than three-hundred articles he wrote for the 'highbrow' news magazines of the time (particularly the Nation and Athenaeum- of... Learn More
    £1,750

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  11. 131321
    First edition, first impression, of Keynes's biographies of politicians and economists. The copy of the economist Lionel Robbins (1898-1984), with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper dated 1933. Keynes and Robbins had a troubled relationship. In 1930 Keynes was appointed by the Labour Government to head a... Learn More
    £300

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  12. 132862
    First edition, first impression of Keynes's collection of biographies of politicians and economists. Learn More
    £150

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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