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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.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. Indian Currency and Finance.

    London : 1913

    First edition, first impression, of Keynes first book. Keynes served as a civil servant in the India Office from 1906 to 1908, and, while he did not like the work, he used it as the basis for the present book, a defence of the Indian currency system against those who wished to move to a gold-based currency. Keynes took his seat on the Royal Commission... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 131307

  2. Indian Currency and Finance.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. Indian Currency and Finance.

    London : 1913

    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
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 84526

  3. The Economic Consequences of the Peace.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. The Economic Consequences of the Peace.

    London : 1919

    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 of the Peace was written... Learn More
    £1,100.00

    Stock Code: 126295

  4. The Economic Consequences of the Peace.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. The Economic Consequences of the Peace.

    London : 1919

    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 of the Peace was written... Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 131309

  5. The Economic Consequences of The Peace.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. The Economic Consequences of The Peace.

    London : 1919

    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
    £1,800.00

    Stock Code: 122368

  6. A Treatise on Probability.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. A Treatise on Probability.

    London : 1921

    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 is astonishingly powerful,... Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 131310

  7. A Treatise on Probability.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. A Treatise on Probability.

    London : 1921

    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 powerful, considering the very... Learn More
    £800.00

    Stock Code: 124615

  8. A Revision of the Treaty.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. A Revision of the Treaty.

    London : 1922

    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 accepted the orthodox Treasury... Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 122234

  9. A Tract on Monetary Reform.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. A Tract on Monetary Reform.

    1923

    First edition, first impression. Based in part on earlier essays, this book promoted several novel ideas regarding monetary reform, including the replacement of the gold standard (which Keynes termed a "barbarous relic") with a managed currency. Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 140110

  10. A Tract on Monetary Reform.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. A Tract on Monetary Reform.

    London : 1923

    First edition, first impression. Keynes's Tract on Monetary Reform was written against the monetary disorders which World War I had left in its wake, and contained his controversial attack on the Gold standard. From the library of S. Robert Fraenke, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, and a few pencil annotations to endpapers and... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 130097

  11. A Treatise on Money.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. A Treatise on Money.

    London : 1930

    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
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 139140

  12. A Treatise on Money.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. A Treatise on Money.

    London : 1930

    First edition, first impression of the first of Keynes's major contributions to economic theory. Rare in the dust jackets. Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 97873

  13. A Treatise on Money.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. A Treatise on Money.

    London : 1930

    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
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 124380

  14. Essays in Persuasion.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. Essays in Persuasion.

    London : 1931

    First edition, first impression. "Keynes' 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 whose board Keynes was chairman in the 1920's - and its successor The... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 136750

  15. Essays in Biography.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. Essays in Biography.

    London : 1933

    First edition, first impression, of Keynes's collection of biographies of politicians and economists. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 132862

  16. The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.

    London : 1936

    First edition, first impression, of perhaps the most significant economics book of the 20th century. Written in the aftermath of the great depression, Keynes's masterpiece "subjected the definitions and theories of the classical school of economists to a penetrating scrutiny and found them seriously inadequate and inaccurate" (PMM). Its publication... Learn More
    £9,500.00

    Stock Code: 137302

  17. The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.

    London : 1936

    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 inadequate and inaccurate"... Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 135264

  18. Britain and the Beast.
    (KEYNES, John Maynard.) WILLIAMS-ELLIS, Clough (ed.) Britain and the Beast.

    London : 1937

    First edition, first impression. Various writers contributed to this volume of essays on the necessity of preserving rural England, of which the first is John Maynard Keynes, with his essay "Art and the State", originally published in 1936 in The Listener journal. Keynes was a strong supporter of state patronage of the arts, and would later be a leading... Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 124619

  19. Essays in Biography.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. Essays in Biography.

    London : 1951

    Expanded edition, with three new essays, on Isaac Newton, William Stanley Jevons, and Mary Paley Marshall. First published in March 1933, with a second impression in May 1933, this marked the third printing overall. Keynes's collection gives biographical sketches of various economists and politicians, including Winston Churchill, Alfred Marshall, and... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 140126

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