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Economics

Rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books, pamphlets, and ephemera relating to economics, historically known as political economy, the social science concerned with the factors that determine the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

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  1. The New Mercantilism.
    ROBINSON, Joan. The New Mercantilism.

    Cambridge : 1966

    First edition of Robinson's inaugural lecture as Professor of Economics in the University of Cambridge. Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 141903

  2. The World's Economic Crisis and the Way of Escape.
    (BEVERIDGE, William, John Maynard Keynes, & others.) The World's Economic Crisis and the Way of Escape.

    London : 1932

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy from William Beveridge, inscribed on the front free endpaper "to Mrs. Leon with every good wish from Will Beveridge 3/5/32". The recipient Marianne Leon has written her ownership signature on the rear free endpaper. Beveridge's lecture is included in this collection of the Halley Stewart Lectures of... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 141904

  3. Causes and Cures of Unemployment.
    BEVERIDGE, William H. Causes and Cures of Unemployment.

    London : 1931

    First edition, first impression, of six popular wireless talks delivered by the social reformer and economist during May and June 1931, part of a larger radio programme to explain the difficulties of the unemployed. Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 141905

  4. Socialism Versus Capitalism.
    PIGOU, Arthur Cecil. Socialism Versus Capitalism.

    London : 1937

    First edition, first impression, of Pigou's overview of socialist economics. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 141907

  5. In Darkest England and the Way Out.
    BOOTH, William. In Darkest England and the Way Out.

    London : [1890]

    First edition of Booth's "classic in the literature of poverty" (ODNB). "Booth's colossal self-confidence, his burning sense of injustice coupled with unswerving devotion to his purpose, and his deep sympathy with the unfortunate, made of him an evangelist and an organiser of the first order" (PMM). Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 141908

  6. 141929
    [DEFOE, Daniel.] A New Voyage Round the World, by a Course never failed before.

    London : 1725 [i.e. 1724]

    First edition of Defoe's fabricated travel narrative, in which an "unnamed English captain-entrepreneur... leads three ships in a trading (and occasional privateering) circumnavigation that also includes encounters with native peoples, sometimes violent but more peaceable and profitable" (Richetti p. 222). Howgego remarks that the book was "written... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 141929

  7. How to Tackle Unemployment.
    LLOYD GEORGE, David, Philip Henry Kerr, & B. Seebohm Rowntree. How to Tackle Unemployment.

    London : 1930

    First edition, first impression, setting out the Liberal Party's economic policy to remedy the ongoing Depression. Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 141892

  8. The Control of Inflation.
    MEADE, James Edward. The Control of Inflation.

    Cambridge : 1958

    First edition, first impression, delivered on 4 March 1958 as Meade's inaugural lecture; "the purpose of this lecture is to consider how one can best put a stop to the inflation of prices" (p. 1). Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 141893

  9. Value and Capital.
    HICKS, John R. Value and Capital.

    Oxford : 1939

    First edition, first impression, of the author's most significant book, here the copy of the economist Michael Barratt Brown (1918-2015), a key figure in the creation of the British New Left and one of the founders of the British Fair Trade movement, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, from his Oxford student days, dated Hilary... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 141894

  10. Banking Policy and the Price Level.
    ROBERTSON, Dennis Holme. Banking Policy and the Price Level.

    London : 1926

    First edition. In Banking policy and the Price level, Robertson developed his earlier theme, first displayed in A Study of Industrial Fluctuation (1915), of the importance of saving and investment as the determinants of the level of economic activity, with the banking systems as the means whereby savings are transferred (or not transferred) into investment.... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 141897

  11. The Evolution of Modern Economic Theory and Other Papers on the History of Economic Thought.
    ROBBINS, Lionel. The Evolution of Modern Economic Theory and Other Papers on the History of Economic Thought.

    London : 1973

    First edition, second printing (first 1970) signed by the author on the front free endpaper. The volume is a collection of papers dealing with various aspects of the History of Economic Thought, beginning with Robbins's masterful attempt in the title essay to show how the development of modern western economic analysis can be exhibited as a series of... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 141887

  12. Methods of Social Reform
    JEVONS, W. Stanley. Methods of Social Reform

    London : 1883

    First edition of this posthumously published collection of papers on questions of reform, including politics and economics, libraries and museums, working women, school examinations, animal cruelty, the post office, alcohol taxes, and the railways. Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 141888

  13. An Essay on Economic Growth and Planning.
    DOBB, Maurice. An Essay on Economic Growth and Planning.

    London : 1960

    First edition, first impression, based on lectures Dobb delivered at Cambridge over the preceding few years, but reformulated and very much its own work, providing an analysis of economic growth and the way it can be promoted upon abstract grounds, rather than a close focus on concrete examples. Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 141889

  14. 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
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 141890

  15. A Capital Levy and a Levy on War Wealth.
    PIGOU, Arthur Cecil. A Capital Levy and a Levy on War Wealth.

    London : 1920

    First edition, first impression, of Pigou's treatise on the question of a levy on capital and war profits, published as part of the series The World of To-day, under the general editorship of Victor Gollancz. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 141891

  16. Human Action.
    MISES, Ludwig von. Human Action.

    London : 1949

    First edition, UK issue from US plates. "A comprehensive and systematic treatise on economics, social philosophy, and the social sciences, this was Mises' major economic treatise, his magnum opus. A survey of the science of human action, its epistemology (methodology), its theories derived by reasoning logically from a priori axioms, and their application... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 140164

  17. Principles of Economics.
    MARSHALL, Alfred. Principles of Economics.

    London and New York : 1890

    First edition of an economic classic, the first full exposition of Marshall's theoretical position. Keynes described its publication as inaugurating "the modern age of British economics" (Economic Journal, 1940). Though Marshall maintained for 20 years that this would be followed by a companion volume, none was ever published. Running to 750... Learn More
    £8,250.00

    Stock Code: 140216

  18. Théorie de la monnaie.
    WALRAS, Leon. Théorie de la monnaie.

    Lausanne : 1886

    First edition of this important contribution to Walras's monetary theory, in fine condition, the final text in a contemporary sammelband of six related works on bimetallism. The ideas in Théorie de la monnaie would be revisited and fully developed in the fourth edition of Walras's Eléments d'économie politique pure, published fourteen... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 141141

  19. Some Observations upon the Bill now depending in Parliament, for Relief of the Unhappy Sufferers in the South-Sea Company.
    (SOUTH SEA BUBBLE.) Some Observations upon the Bill now depending in Parliament, for Relief of the Unhappy Sufferers in the South-Sea Company.

    [London : 1721?]

    One of two editions, the other entitled the same but suffixed "In a letter from a gentleman of the law to a Member of Parliament". A comparison of the texts shows that they are very similar, but the textual differences indicate that this is a slightly revised edition: in the final table calculating an appropriate fine for the Company, this edition increases... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 135161

  20. 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
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 123642

  21. The Rate of Interest and Other Essays.
    ROBINSON, Joan. The Rate of Interest and Other Essays.

    London : 1952

    First edition, first impression. "Each of the essays in this book is more or less self-contained, but they are closely related to a central theme: the extension of Keynes's General Theory of Employment into the field of long-run dynamic analysis" (jacket front flap). Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 141862

  22. Protective and Preferential Import Duties.
    PIGOU, Arthur Cecil. Protective and Preferential Import Duties.

    London : 1906

    First edition, first impression. Pigou was a staunch freetrader, and "he was at that stage of his career prepared to appear on public platforms where his considerable powers of oratory were put to good effect. A pamphlet, The Riddle of the Tariff, appeared in 1903. A more technical treatment, leaning heavily on the standard Marshallian apparatus and... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 141864

  23. Work and Wealth: A Human Valuation.
    HOBSON, John Atkinson. Work and Wealth: A Human Valuation.

    London : 1914

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper "A. G. Gardiner with the writer's kind regards". The recipient was most probably the journalist and author Alfred George Gardiner (1865-1946), chairman of the National Anti-Sweating League, which opposed sweatshops and campaigned for a minimum wage.
    "Hobson's... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 141867

  24. The Life of John Stuart Mill.
    (HAYEK, Friedrich August von.) PACKE, Michael St. John. The Life of John Stuart Mill.

    London : 1954

    First edition, first impression. With a preface by F. A. von Hayek, who had published the letters between Mill and his wife Harriet in 1951; Hayek declares that "there may still be details to be filled in here and there; but on the whole I feel that Mr. Packe has given us the definitive biography of Mill for which we have so long been waiting". Hayek... Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 132822

  25. Voluntary Action. A Report on Methods of Social Advance.
    BEVERIDGE, Lord. Voluntary Action. A Report on Methods of Social Advance.

    London : 1948

    First edition, first impression, scarce in the jacket. "His book Voluntary Action (1948) was a passionate defence of the role of the voluntary sector in provision of social welfareand it was also, perhaps, an admission of doubt about the increasing bureaucratization of welfare that his own ideas on social policy had done much to bring about" (ODNB).... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 141865

  26. Policy Against Inflation.
    HARROD, Roy. Policy Against Inflation.

    London : 1958

    First edition, first impression, of Harrod's proposals to restrain inflation within a Keynesian framework. Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 141868

  27. Full Employment in a Free Society.
    BEVERIDGE, William H. Full Employment in a Free Society.

    London : 1944

    First edition, first impression, in the scarce jacket. "This volume is a sequel to the famous Beveridge Report. One of the assumptions of the Report was that mass-unemployment was avoidable. The present volume sets out, in the form of a second Report, a proposal by which this end can be achieved without the sacrifice of any of the essential liberties... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 141906

  28. Les Fluctuations économiques à longue période et la crise mondiale.
    SIMIAND, Francois. Les Fluctuations économiques à longue période et la crise mondiale.

    Paris : 1932

    First edition, first printing. The leading economist of the Année sociologique school, known for applying a rigorous statistical basis for his models and predictions, Simiand here interprets the ongoing worldwide economic crash as part of his model of long-term economic cycles. Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 141859

  29. General Report upon the Administration of the Punjab Proper,
    (INDIA; PUNJAB.) General Report upon the Administration of the Punjab Proper,

    Lahore : 1854

    First Lahore edition, rare; a Calcutta edition was published in the preceding year. Following the Second Sikh War (1848-49) the Punjab was officially annexed by the East India Company and this highly-detailed volume was the first of a series of reports published by the Punjab Government, forming an important primary source for the history of the region... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 141013

  30. The Principles of Political Economy.
    SIDGWICK, Henry. The Principles of Political Economy.

    London : 1883

    First edition, along with The Elements of Politics (1891), one of two works representing "Sidgwick's attempt to bring professorial rigour and detachment to bear upon the major questions of policy and legislation. The Principles of Political Economy (1883) was an intellectually conservative work in two ways: first, its analytical or deductive method... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 108268

  31. Etat de la France,
    BOULAINVILLIERS, Henri de. Etat de la France,

    London : 1727

    First edition. Boulainvillier's work, an administrative survey of France, provides an essential account of the political and social structure of the Ancien Régime. As with his other historical works, published in the years following his death in 1722, Boulainvillier strongly supports the right of the parlements and nobility against the absolutism of... Learn More
    £3,500.00

    Stock Code: 141842

  32. Philosophie des Conjonctures Économiques.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) DUPRIEZ, Léon H. Philosophie des Conjonctures Économiques.

    Louvain & Paris : 1959

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the half-title "A Lionel Robbins en tres cordial hommage Léon Dupriez". A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics department... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 141531

  33. Dictionnaire de L'Economie Politique.
    COQUELIN, Charles, & Gilbert-Urbain Guillaumin (eds.) Dictionnaire de L'Economie Politique.

    Paris : 1852

    First edition. The writing of this dictionary was begun with the intent to "systematize the ultimate truths that emerged from the 'ocean of contradictory doctrines'" (Besomi, p. 210), although the vast majority of contributors to the dictionary were part of the French liberal school. This title offered access to economic knowledge to those unable to... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 140426

  34. 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

  35. Les techniques quantitatives de la planification.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) PERROUX, Francois. Les techniques quantitatives de la planification.

    Paris : 1965

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title "Pour Lord L. Robbins en hommage d'admiration et d'amitié également fideles sic François Perroux". A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 141530

  36. Mémoire sur la réformation des finances.
    [CLÉMENT DE BOISSY, Athanase-Alexandre.] Mémoire sur la réformation des finances.

    Paris : 1787

    First edition of this uncommon memoir on the reformation of finances, published two years before the French Revolution, by the jurist and writer Clément de Boissy (1716-1793), also a financial adviser to the last King of France, Louis XVI. The present work is sometimes found under the author's pseudonym "M. de Fontenay". WorldCat and Library Hub locate... Learn More
    £700.00

    Stock Code: 141261

  37. La félicité publique considérée dans les paysans cultivateurs de leurs propres terres.
    [VASCO, Giambattista,] & Mr. Beardé de l'Abbaye. La félicité publique considérée dans les paysans cultivateurs de leurs propres terres.

    Lausanne : 1770

    First edition in French of the Italian economist's La Felicità pubblica (1769), discussing the states benefits of letting farmers own the land they work, and the scope of that ownership, if granted at all. The pastedowns are title pages for a 1772 Paris edition of Ludovico Antonio Muratori's Traité sur le bonheur public, which was... Learn More
    £600.00

    Stock Code: 141265

  38. Le lancinant problème des balances de paiements.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) RUEFF, Jacques. Le lancinant problème des balances de paiements.

    Paris : 1965

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the half-title: "À Lord Robbins, en témoignage de beaucoup d'idées communes et d'une très ancienne amitié". An excellent economics provenance: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 141522

  39. Pouvoir et économie.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) PERROUX, Francois. Pouvoir et économie.

    Paris : 1974

    First edition, second impression (the year following the first), presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the half title: "Pour mon éminent ami le Professeur Lord Lionel Robbins en témoignage de notre amitié vieille d'un quart de siècle et toute neuve en hommage d'admiration et de fidèl sic affection 17.xii.77 François... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 141524

  40. Prix, Monnaie et Production.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) MARJOLIN, Robert. Prix, Monnaie et Production.

    Paris : 1941

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the front free endpaper "A Lionel Robbins, en cordial hommage Robert Marjolin". A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 141550

  41. Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Wissenschaftslehre.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) WEBER, Max. Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Wissenschaftslehre.

    Tübingen : 1922

    First edition, first printing, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins with his ownership signature to front free endpaper dated July 1930. Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics department for thirty years and built it up to its... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 141551

  42. Geld und Aussenhandel.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) RÖPKE, Wilhelm. Geld und Aussenhandel.

    Gena : 1925

    First edition, first printing, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins with his ownership signature to front wrapper. Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics department for thirty years and built it up to its pre-eminent position... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 141552

  43. Overhead Costs.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) LEWIS, William Arthur. Overhead Costs.

    London : 1949

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, neatly inscribed on the front free endpaper "L.C.R. from WAL". A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics department for thirty... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 141532

  44. The Alignment of Foreign Exchange Rates.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) MACHLUP, Fritz. The Alignment of Foreign Exchange Rates.

    New York : 1972

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Lionel in friendship Fritz". A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics department... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 141534

  45. Gold, Unemployment and Capitalism.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) GREGORY, Theodore Emmanuel Gugenheim. Gold, Unemployment and Capitalism.

    London : 1933

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, Gregory's fellow LSE faculty member, inscribed on the front free endpaper "Lionel Robbins with the author's compliments Nov 1933". A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 141543

  46. Involuntary Foreign Lending.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) MACHLUP, Fritz. Involuntary Foreign Lending.

    Stockholm : 1965

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the half-title "To Lionel, with apologies for taking so much of shelf space, Fritz". A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 141545

  47. Inflation as a Global Problem.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) HINSHAW, Rachel (ed.) Inflation as a Global Problem.

    Baltimore and London : 1972

    First edition, first printing, the copy of the contributor Lionel Robbins, unmarked as such though from his library, with a loosely inserted initialled presentation slip from the editor to Robbins. Robbins contributed chapter two, "Inflation: an International Problem". Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 141546

  48. Popular Fallacies Regarding Bimetallism.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) EDGCUMBE, Robert P. Popular Fallacies Regarding Bimetallism.

    London : 1896

    First edition, inscribed by the author on the half-title "To Thomas Raleigh from Robert P. Edgcumbe with best wishes Feb. 1899", subsequently owned by the economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature dated February 1928 above the inscription, and his annotations to pp. 80, 81, and 83, disagreeing with the author's pronouncements. Edcumbe has... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 141525

  49. 141526comp
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) CARR-SAUNDERS, Alexander Morris. Population.

    London : 1925

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper dated June 1925, and a few of his annotations to the text. A nice association - Carr-Saunders succeeded Beveridge as the director of the LSE in 1938, where Robbins was head of the economics department. In his autobiography,... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 141526

  50. Methodology of Economics and Other Social Sciences.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) MACHLUP, Fritz. Methodology of Economics and Other Social Sciences.

    New York : 1978

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the front free endpaper "To Lionel Robbins, - at least two chapters of this volume were originally written for you, but many more were influenced by you - with best wishes, Fritz Machlup November 1978". Robbins is referenced various times in the book,... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 141527

  51. From the Physical to the Social Sciences.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) RUEFF, Jacques. From the Physical to the Social Sciences.

    Baltimore and London : 1929

    First edition in English, first impression, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Professor Lionel Robbins, this very old book of mine, which was also in its time (1920) an essay - but much less serious than yours - on the nature and significance of economic science. With best... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 141529

  52. Unités actives et mathématiques nouvelles:
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) PERROUX, Francois. Unités actives et mathématiques nouvelles:

    Paris : 1975

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, with the signed presentation note on Perroux's card reading: "Pour Lord L. Robbins en hommage d'admiration et j'amite ègaliment fidels Francois Perroux 18.4.76". An excellent economics provenance: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 141523

  53. Das Kapital.
    MARX, Karl. Das Kapital.

    Hamburg : 1867

    First edition of the first volume of Das Kapital, Marx's polemical masterpiece of political economy; an excellent copy in contemporary cloth of the only volume to appear in his lifetime. The culmination of nearly 25 years of research, Das Kapital became the bible of Marxist movements and governments. It is the most significant and... Learn More
    £100,000.00

    Stock Code: 138113

  54. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
    SMITH, Adam. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.

    London : 1776

    First edition, in fine condition and with a remarkable provenance. Best remembered now as an art collector and classicist, Richard Payne Knight was well-versed in the theories and evidence set forth in the Wealth of Nations. Eight years after inscribing this copy he published a long didactic poem called The Progress of Civil Society (1796), thoroughly... Learn More
    £250,000.00

    Stock Code: 137336

  55. Letters of a Business Woman to Her Daughter
    WILKINS, Zora Putnam. Letters of a Business Woman to Her Daughter

    Boston : [c.1923]

    First edition, first printing; a beautiful copy in the striking dust jacket. On publication it was applauded by contemporaries such as the journalist Anna Steese Richardson, who described it as a "mile-stone in the progress of wage-earning women".
    "For the past ten years, business women have been offered nothing better than guide-books which have... Learn More
    £1,125.00

    Stock Code: 141544

  56. 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, in exceptionally nice condition, 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... Learn More
    £13,750.00

    Stock Code: 141321

  57. The Validity of International Gold Movement Statistics.
    MORGENSTERN, Oskar. The Validity of International Gold Movement Statistics.

    Princeton : 1955

    First edition of this work by the German-American economist Morgenstern (1902-1977), "examining the statistics of international gold movements for their reliability and usefulness" (Introduction). Published as the second number in the Princeton Special Papers in International Economics. Learn More
    £25.00

    Stock Code: 141151

  58. Mathematical Investigations in the Theory of Value and Prices.
    FISHER, Irving. Mathematical Investigations in the Theory of Value and Prices.

    New Haven : 1892

    Original offprint of Fisher's "startlingly original PhD thesis" (Blaug) which contained, among other things, the design of a machine to illustrate general equilibrium in a multi-market economy. This work expounds his monetary theories and established his international reputation.
    "Fisher's aim in his Mathematical Investigations, was to present a... Learn More
    £6,750.00

    Stock Code: 132053

  59. A Voyage to the Moon: with some Account of the Manners and Customs, Science and Philosophy, of the people of Morosofia, and other Lunarians.
    [TUCKER, George.] ATTERLEY, Joseph, pseud. A Voyage to the Moon: with some Account of the Manners and Customs, Science and Philosophy, of the people of Morosofia, and other Lunarians.

    New York : 1827

    First edition of a scarce lunar imaginary voyage, and notably early piece of American science-fiction. A Voyage to the Moon was written by George Tucker, an American lawyer born in Bermuda, appointed by Thomas Jefferson in 1825 as professor of moral philosophy at the University of Virginia.
    In A Voyage to the Moon, "the hero and pseudonymous author... Learn More
    £6,250.00

    Stock Code: 110261

  60. Economics is a Serious Subject.
    ROBINSON, Joan. Economics is a Serious Subject.

    Cambridge : 1932

    First edition, genuinely rare, of Robinson's first separately published work, her "stunningly ambitious" methodological pamphlet produced, as she described it, in "a trance (it was almost automatic-writing)" (Aslanbeigui & Oakes, pp. 41, 49). It was preceded only by her review of Henry Clay's The Problem of Industrial Relations in the Political... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 133934

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