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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. Die Steigungsverhältnisse der Strassen. Separat-Abdruck aus der Zeitschrift des Architekten- und Ingenieur-Vereins zu Hannover, Band XXVI. Heft 3.
    LAUNHARDT, Wilhelm. Die Steigungsverhältnisse der Strassen. Separat-Abdruck aus der Zeitschrift des Architekten- und Ingenieur-Vereins zu Hannover, Band XXVI. Heft 3.

    Hannover : 1880-1887

    Presentation copies, inscribed to Professor Fischer by the author, the first work additionally with the ownership of Erich Schneider to the title. Like Dupuit, Launhardt began his professional life as a civil engineer, working for the public road administration. A professor of roads, railways and bridges at the Technische Hochschule (now the University)... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 93895

  2. The Case of Shipmony [sic] briefly discoursed,
    [PARKER, Henry.] The Case of Shipmony [sic] briefly discoursed,

    [London] : 1640

    First edition(?) with the spelling "Policy" in the title; STC notes two other editions of the same year with the spelling "Policie". The Case of Shipmony "occupies a special place in the history of English political thought: The Case of Shipmony may be the first intellectually significant political pamphlet of the Long Parliament era. In this crisp... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 96597

  3. Letters addressed to H. R. H. the Grand Duke of Saxe Coburg and Gotha, on the Theory of Probabilities,
    QUETELET, Adolphe. Letters addressed to H. R. H. the Grand Duke of Saxe Coburg and Gotha, on the Theory of Probabilities,

    London : 1849

    First edition in English, originally published in French at Brussels in 1846, presentation copy from the translator, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "R. Biddulph Esq./ with the Translator's/ Respectful Compliments". A pioneering work on probability and social statistics by the Belgian astronomer and mathematician Adolphe Quetelet (1796-1874),... Learn More
    £1,100.00

    Stock Code: 96972

  4. The Regulation of the Security Markets.
    ATKINS, W. E., and others. The Regulation of the Security Markets.

    Washington, D.C : 1946

    First edition, first printing. With contributions from George W. Edwards and Harold G. Moulton. Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 97349

  5. Beiträge zur Währungsfrage in Oesterreich-Ungarn.  Abdruck aus den Jahrbüchern für Nationalökonomie und Statistik.  Dritte Folge. Bd. 111.
    MENGER, Carl. Beiträge zur Währungsfrage in Oesterreich-Ungarn. Abdruck aus den Jahrbüchern für Nationalökonomie und Statistik. Dritte Folge. Bd. 111.

    Jena : 1892

    First separate edition. Responding to requests that Menger's views on the Austo-Hungarian currency question be made accessible to a wider readership, the present work brings together articles previously published in issues of the Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik. Menger writes in his foreword that the work pays particular attention to... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 98784

  6. Select Essays on Commerce, Agriculture, Mines, Fisheries, and Other Useful Subjects.
    [SMOLLETT, Tobias, trans.] Select Essays on Commerce, Agriculture, Mines, Fisheries, and Other Useful Subjects.

    London : 1754

    First edition of this work, "the first notice in English of the Physiocratic doctrine" (Higgs), which collects more than 30 essays translated by Tobias Smollett from the Journal Œconomique. The Physiocratic doctrine proposes that the wealth of nations is derived solely from the value of agriculture or land-development; fittingly more than half of the... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 104202

  7. Nouvelles Idées sur la Population,
    EVERETT, Alexander Hill. Nouvelles Idées sur la Population,

    Paris : 1826

    First French edition of this major early American response to Malthus. Presentation copy from the author to the Swedish Academy, inscribed on the half-title: "À l'académie suédoise, hommage de l'auteur, par les soins de M. Jullien, de Paris". The inscription was quite possibly written by M. Jullien, who had been entrusted by the author with the delivery.... Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 113397

  8. Economics for the Millions.
    FAIRCHILD, Henry Pratt. Economics for the Millions.

    New York : 1940

    First edition, second printing. Learn More
    £30.00

    Stock Code: 101345

  9. Books that Made Europe. Economic Governance and Democracy from 15th to 20th Century.
    PALUMBO, Margherita, & Eugenio Sidoli (eds.) Books that Made Europe. Economic Governance and Democracy from 15th to 20th Century.

    Brussels : 2016

    First edition, the companion work to an exhibition originally shown at the Bibliotheca Wittockiana in Brussels, 1 of 750 copies for sale. "The exhibition Books that made Europe is a journey through 140 books spanning a period of approx. six hundred years, from 1468 to 1950. It investigates into why 500 million citizens, in 28 countries, speaking 24... Learn More
    £85.00

    Stock Code: 115060

  10. The Modern Distributive Process.
    CLARK, John Bates, & Franklin H. Giddings. The Modern Distributive Process.

    Boston : 1888

    First edition in book form of this important precursor to Clark's The Distribution of Wealth (1899), originally serialized in the Political Science Quarterly. "Reference should also be made to the important series of complementary articles by the author and F. H. Giddings on The Modern Distributive Process... These four 'studies of the process by which... Learn More
    £550.00

    Stock Code: 119881

  11. Advance announcements of the publication of Das Kapital.
    MARX, Karl. Advance announcements of the publication of Das Kapital.

    Geneva : 1867

    First edition of Marx's formal announcements, both signed and unsigned, of the publication of the first volume of his magnum opus, Das Kapital, in the uncommon revolutionary socialist journal Der Vorbote, with an exceptional provenance, being from the library of the German radical journalist and agitator Johann Most, who played a part in Capital's publication... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 120907

  12. Dogmenhistorische und biographische Aufsätze.
    SCHUMPETER, Joseph Alois. Dogmenhistorische und biographische Aufsätze.

    Tübingen : 1954

    First edition of this collection of essays, published posthumously as the last part of the collected essays of Joseph Schumpeter. Included are two essays, "Alfred Marshall (1842-1942). Alfred Marshalls Principles eine Würdigung nach einem halben Jahrhundert" and "John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946)", which are here published for the first time in German.... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 88319

  13. Aufsätze zur Tagespolitik.
    SCHUMPETER, Joseph Alois. Aufsätze zur Tagespolitik.

    Tübingen : 1993

    First edition of this collection of essays by Schumpeter, written when he was Bank President in Austria, and from his time at the universities of Bonn and Harvard. The majority are in German, but there are also essays in English. Subjects covered are monetary issues, introductions to other authors' work, obituary notices (Auspitz, Marx and Menger),... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 88486

  14. Elements of Political Science.
    CRAIG, John. Elements of Political Science.

    Edinburgh : 1814

    First edition of the Scottish author's analysis of government rights and constitutional authority, a gift copy inscribed from the Trustees of Manchester College, York, to Edward Strutt, 1st Baron Belper, "as a Prize for Diligence, Regularity & Proficiency during the Session of 1817-18". Strutt, for whom the title Baron Belper was created in 1856, was... Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 111949

  15. Institutional Economics, its Place in Political Economy.
    COMMONS, John Rogers. Institutional Economics, its Place in Political Economy.

    New York : 1934

    First edition. Commons, together with Thorstein Veblen and Wesley Clair Mitchell, was one of the three founders of American Institutionalism, "an analysis of collective action by the state, and a wide range of other institutions, which he saw as essential to understanding economic life. This institutional theory was closely related to his remarkable... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 112529

  16. Tractatus super materia contractuum de censibus annis et perpetuis;
    SEGOVIA, Johannes de. Tractatus super materia contractuum de censibus annis et perpetuis;

    [Cologne : c.1472]

    First edition of one of the earliest printed works devoted to finance, one of the first to carry printed signatures, and the author's first printed text. Written during the Council of Basel, this treatise presents Segovia's contribution to the debate surrounding the theory and practice of census in medieval theology and economics. In it he sets forth... Learn More
    £35,000.00

    Stock Code: 121113

  17. Kapital Karola Marksa.
    MARX, Karl - MEHRING, Franz, & Rosa Luxemburg. Kapital Karola Marksa.

    Warsaw : 1923

    First edition of this abstract of Kapital in Polish, exceptionally scarce, WorldCat locating just two copies worldwide (both in Poland), written by Marx's biographer Franz Mehring and eminent Marxist Rosa Luxemburg. The first complete Polish translation was published in 1884, with a further edition in 1926, a new translation on which a team of economists... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 121153

  18. Imperial Germany and the Industrial Revolution.
    VEBLEN, Thorstein. Imperial Germany and the Industrial Revolution.

    New York : 1915

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed from the author in ink on the front free endpaper, "Mr W. C. Curtis with the compliments of Mr. Veblen". Published shortly after the outbreak of the first World War, Veblen's fourth book aimed to account for why and how Germany had so successfully dominated the modern industrial market, basing... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 122230

  19. The Farmer's Guide in Hiring and Stocking Farms.
    YOUNG, Arthur. The Farmer's Guide in Hiring and Stocking Farms.

    London : 1770

    First edition of agricultural reformer Arthur Young's third work. "Arthur Young, like Jethro Tull, was a great agricultural reformer whose influence reached far beyond his own country. England, however, with its increased acreage of cultivated land resulting from the enclosure system, and the consequent rise of great landowners and farmers in the eighteenth... Learn More
    £625.00

    Stock Code: 123355

  20. Histoire des classes ouvrières en France depuis 1789 jusqu'à nos jours.
    LEVASSEUR, Pierre Émile. Histoire des classes ouvrières en France depuis 1789 jusqu'à nos jours.

    Paris : 1867

    First edition of Levasseur's History of the Working Classes in France from 1789, from the library of Edward Spencer Beesly, the leading British Positivist, sympathiser with the International Working Men's Association (the first International), and friend of Karl Marx, with his pencil ownership inscription to the front pastedown of volume I, and with... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 123597

  21. John Law of Lauriston Financier and Statesman.
    LAW, John - WISTON-GLYNN, A. W. John Law of Lauriston Financier and Statesman.

    Edinburgh : 1907

    First edition of Wiston-Glynn's biography of John Law, largely drawing upon French sources. Learn More
    £325.00

    Stock Code: 123371

  22. Usury or, Lending at Interest.
    O'CALLAGHAN, Jeremiah. Usury or, Lending at Interest.

    London : 1828

    First edition under this title, one of several treatises against the practices of usury and simony by the Reverend Jeremiah O'Callaghan. O'Callaghan (1780-1861) was an Irish Catholic priest who is best known for his campaigns against usury in Ireland and in Burlington, Vermont. As the author himself describes in this work, he was suspended by Bishop... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 124081

  23. A Treatise on Money
    NICHOLSON, J. Shield. A Treatise on Money

    Edinburgh : 1888

    First edition, first impression. This work by Joseph Shield Nicholson (1850-1927) "provides an excellent treatment of the state of monetary theory at the turn of the century, containing the best discussion in support of bimetallism to be found at that time" (The New Palgrave, p. 653). Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 124085

  24. Selected Papers on Economic Theory.
    WICKSELL, Knut. Selected Papers on Economic Theory.

    London : 1958

    First edition, first impression, of this collection of work by Swedish economist Knut Wicksell (1851-1926). Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 124162

  25. Henry Sidgwick:
    SKIDELSKY, Robert. Henry Sidgwick:

    Cambridge : 1988

    Sole edition, first impression, of an address given by economic historian Robert Skidelsky (b.1939) on 31 May 1988 to mark the 150th anniversary of Henry Sidgwick's birth. An English utilitarian philosopher and economist, Sidgwick (1838-1900) founded Newnham College in 1875 with Millicent Garrett Fawcett. A shortened version of the text was published... Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 124351

  26. 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

  27. The American Business Creed.
    SUTTON, Francis, and 3 others. The American Business Creed.

    Cambridge, MA, : 1956

    First edition, first printing, inscribed by American economist Seymour E. Harris (1897-1975), one of the authors, to Dutch economist Jan Tinbergen (1903-1994), winner of Nobel Prize for Economics in 1969, "For Jan Tinbergen from Seymour Harris", on the front free endpaper. Tinbergen's bookplate can be found on the front free endpaper. Economists Francis... Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 124605

  28. The Terms of Trade.
    KINDLEBERGER, Charles P. The Terms of Trade.

    New York : 1956

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 124611

  29. A History of Economic Doctrines.
    GIDE, Charles, & Charles Rist. A History of Economic Doctrines.

    London : 1915

    First edition in English, first impression, first published in French in 1909 and translated by Robert Richards. Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 124835

  30. Theories of Welfare Economics.
    MYINT, Hla. Theories of Welfare Economics.

    London : 1948

    First edition, first impression. Hla Myint (1920-2017) was Emeritus Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics from 1966 to 1985. The present work is a development from his Ph.D thesis at the same school.

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    £65.00

    Stock Code: 124879

  31. Gladstone as Financier and Economist.
    GLADSTONE, William Ewart - HIRST, Francis Wrigley; GLADSTONE, Henry Neville (intro.) Gladstone as Financier and Economist.

    London : 1931

    First edition, first impression. Editor of the Economist magazine and Liberal, Hirst (1873-1953) had previously assisted John Morley in the publication of his three-volume Life of William Ewart Gladstone (1903). This study of Gladstone includes an introduction written by his son, Henry. Learn More
    £90.00

    Stock Code: 124647

  32. Kapitalen.
    MARX, Karl. Kapitalen.

    Copenhagen : 1885 & 1887

    First edition in Danish of Das Kapital. Marx's seminal work first appeared in German in 1867, and the first translation of the work was that into Russian (1872). The first English translation appeared after the Danish, in 1887.

    "The history of the twentieth century is Marx's legacy. Stalin, Mao, Che, Castro the icons and monsters of the modern... Learn More
    £6,250.00

    Stock Code: 122813

  33. An Essay on Marxian Economics.
    ROBINSON, Joan. An Essay on Marxian Economics.

    London : 1942

    First edition, first impression. This study on Marx and his thought was the culmination of Robinson's increasing interest in Marxian economics throughout the 1930s.

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    £75.00

    Stock Code: 125573

  34. Economic Heresies.
    ROBINSON, Joan. Economic Heresies.

    London : 1971

    First UK edition, first impression, first published in the US earlier in the same year. Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 125510

  35. The Intelligent Chartist.
    SCHULZ, John W. The Intelligent Chartist.

    New York : 1962

    First edition, first printing, of this technical analysis of stock market movements, judged by seasoned stock market analyst Walter Deemer to be a scarce investment classic (On Technical Analysis, 2012). Schulz, a nationally renowned investment adviser, worked in Wall Street firms for 26 years, eventually becoming a partner in the New York Stock Exchange... Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 123898

  36. The Farmer's Lawyer; or Every Country Gentleman his own Counsellor.
    GENTLEMAN OF LINCOLN'S INN, A. The Farmer's Lawyer; or Every Country Gentleman his own Counsellor.

    London : 1774

    Scarce first edition of an anonymously compiled legal vade mecum for farmers and country gentlemen, with particular attention given to game laws, tithes, highways and turnpike roads, fishing, fish ponds and rivers, the manufacture of and duty on malt, and laws relating to the manufacture and retail of cyder, mum, perry, and hops. The work further gives... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 126202

  37. Dissertations on Man, philosophical, physiological, and political; in answer to Mr. Malthus's "Essay on the Principle of Population."
    JARROLD, Thomas. Dissertations on Man, philosophical, physiological, and political; in answer to Mr. Malthus's "Essay on the Principle of Population."

    London : 1806

    First and only edition of this rare essay on population conceived as a point-by-point refutation of Malthus. Jarrold (1763-1809), a well-known physician, discusses in a series of chapters the checks to population adopted in various European and non-European societies, including North America. This is the earliest criticism of Malthus to achieve the... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 126567

  38. [Opere.]
    MARX, Karl. [Opere.]

    Rome : 1899-1902

    First edition, a bound volume of 12 Italian translations of works by Marx, issued by Luigi Mongini in parts, each work separately paginated, but continuously signed.

    "1899 would mark a further qualitative leap in the publication of Marx and Engels's texts in Italy, reaching a particular peak in the years between 1899 and 1902. This was the most... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 123720

  39. A Treatise on Currency and Banking.
    RAGUET, Condy. A Treatise on Currency and Banking.

    Philadelphia : 1839

    First edition. "This remarkable hard-money treatise is by Condy Raguet (1784-1842), a noted Pennsylvania politician and economist who worked as a merchant in several Latin American countries. He was wholly dedicated to free trade, the free market, and especially to sound money and banking. In A Treatise on Currency and Banking he documents how bank... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 123999

  40. Essays in the Theory of Employment.
    ROBINSON, Joan. Essays in the Theory of Employment.

    London : 1937

    First edition, first impression, of Robinson's collection of essays in which she applies Keynesian theories to specific issues related to employment, such as how full employment should be defined, disguised unemployment, and remedies for unemployment. Learn More
    £425.00

    Stock Code: 124176

  41. Traicte de l'oeconomie politique.
    MONTCHRETIEN, Antoine de. Traicte de l'oeconomie politique.

    Paris : 1889

    First edition of Funck-Bretano's reprint of Montchretien's 1615 economic tract, which had been the first use of the term political economy. Funck-Bretano prefaces the work with an important scholarly essay on the economist. Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 118847

  42. An Essay on the Principle of Population;
    MALTHUS, Thomas Robert. An Essay on the Principle of Population;

    London : 1817

    First three-volume edition, the fifth overall, with extensive additions compared to the previous editions. Malthus contributed a new preface, rewrote chapters 8 to 13, and provided new chapters on France, England, and the Poor Laws. The additions were so substantial that Malthus also published them in a separate volume, for those who owned earlier editions.... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 128931

  43. The Money Illusion.
    FISHER, Irving. The Money Illusion.

    New York : 1928

    First edition, second printing (two months after the first). Inscribed by the author to the Nobel Laureate and economist Frederick Soddy on the front free endpaper: "To Professor Frederick Soddy with the compliments of Irving Fisher January 1929". Soddy had been awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1921 for his work on isotopes. The Money Illusion,... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 125882

  44. Examen impartial du systême de M. Necker sur les administrations provinciales,
    NECKER, Jacques (subject.) Examen impartial du systême de M. Necker sur les administrations provinciales,

    [Paris] : 1785

    First edition of this critique of Necker's financial administration, variously attributed to Guerineau de Saint-Peravi, Du Buat-Nançay and Le Gros. Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 127682

  45. Catalogue des Livres de la Bibliothèque de Feu M. l'Abbé Morellet, de l'Académie Francaise;
    MORELLET, André. Catalogue des Livres de la Bibliothèque de Feu M. l'Abbé Morellet, de l'Académie Francaise;

    Paris : 1819

    First and only edition of the catalogue for the sale of the library of the French economist André Morellet, here occasionally marked in a contemporary hand in both pencil and ink, presumably by a potential buyer. These markings take the form of marginal lines and occasionally short notations next to certain items ("nous l'avons").

    Morellet's... Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 129357

  46. Principios de Economia Politica,
    SILVA LISBOA, José da. Principios de Economia Politica,

    Lisbon : 1804

    First edition of the most significant treatise of the Brazilian economist and politician José da Silva Lisboa (1756-1835), and what can readily be claimed as the first important Portuguese-language work inspired by Adam Smith. The author had an important role in promoting the study of political economy in Brazil, and was active in ending the mercantilist... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 129558

  47. An essay on the political economy of nations:
    POLITICAL ECONOMY. An essay on the political economy of nations:

    London : 1821

    First edition of this anonymously authored work, divided into three sections: "the principles of production, revenue, and consumption", "on the commercial intercourse of nations" and "considerations on the past and present state of international commerce". Subjects dealt with include the formation of wealth, the nature of capital, the extent of demand... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 127180

  48. Official Aptitude Maximized; Expense Minimized: as shewn in the several papers comprised in this volume.
    BENTHAM, Jeremy. Official Aptitude Maximized; Expense Minimized: as shewn in the several papers comprised in this volume.

    London : 1830

    First edition of this collection of papers. The preface states that the reason for publishing these different papers under the same general title is that they belong to one and the same design and, it is believed, aim at one and the same result. The work from which they take their common origin was an all-embracing system of proposed Constitutional... Learn More
    £325.00

    Stock Code: 101415

  49. Anwendungen der Mathematik auf Nationalökonomie.
    PARETO, Vilfredo. Anwendungen der Mathematik auf Nationalökonomie.

    Leipzig : 1902

    First edition of this "rich history of pure economy", Pareto's contribution to Klein's encyclopedia for 1902. The entry "contains a valuable autobiographical allusion: Pareto lets the reader understand that as soon as he arrived in Lausanne, he started searching for some statistical invariants regarding distribution, in order to fill, by induction,... Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 126589

  50. Mass Unemployment.
    MALINVAUD, Edmond. Mass Unemployment.

    Oxford : 1984

    First edition, first impression, of Malinvaud's lectures on unemployment given at the University of California in October 1983. Learn More
    £45.00

    Stock Code: 131194

  51. The Theory of Interest; as determined by Impatience to spend income and Opportunity to invest it.
    FISHER, Irving. The Theory of Interest; as determined by Impatience to spend income and Opportunity to invest it.

    New York : 1930

    First edition, first printing, of Irving Fisher's Theory of Interest, a revised version of his earlier book The Rate of Interest (1907). Dedicated to John Rae and Böhm-Bawerk, it is a further development of their ideas: "its greatness as a book lies wholly in its outstanding pedagogic qualities... which amounted to the demonstration that the real rate... Learn More
    £600.00

    Stock Code: 124521

  52. Socialism in England.
    WEBB, Sidney. Socialism in England.

    Baltimore : 1889

    First edition, preceding the UK edition by a year. Published as vol. IV, no. 2 of the publications of the American Economic Association. Scarce, with Library Hub locating five copies. Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 131411

  53. On Financial Reform.
    PARNELL, Sir Henry. On Financial Reform.

    London : 1830

    First edition of the author's most important work. Shortly after his treatise was published Henry Parnell, first Baron Congleton (1776-1842), became secretary for war in Lord Grey's Whig administration. As one of the most fervent members of the "Free Banking School" he campaigned against the monopoly of the Bank of England on the issue of bank notes.... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 128430

  54. A History of English Lotteries.
    ASHTON, John. A History of English Lotteries.

    London : 1893

    First edition of the first book dedicated to the history of lotteries in England, tracing their development from 1569 to the author's own time. The book reproduces 28 historic lottery handbills from the collection of the proprietor of the Leadenhall Press, Andrew White Tuer. The book is filled with salacious anecdotes, chronicling the ruin of genteel... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 124466

  55. This Gold Crisis.
    PETHICK-LAWRENCE, F. W. This Gold Crisis.

    London : 1931

    First edition, first impression. Commissioned by Gollancz, who wrote to Pethick-Lawrence (former Financial Secretary to the Treasury under the second Labour government) on 31 August 1931 with an outline of the book, which offers a lucid explanation of the political and financial crisis of that summer. It was swiftly produced in time for the October... Learn More
    £30.00

    Stock Code: 96372

  56. Manuel élémentaire d'économie politique.
    BONINSEGNI, Pascal. Manuel élémentaire d'économie politique.

    Lausanne : 1930

    First edition. First his student and then his protégé, Boninsegni eventually succeeded Pareto to the Chair of Political Economy at the University of Lausanne; this is the second of two manuals of political economy which he prepared for his university courses. Boninsegni "simplified the form of Paretian choice in a manner that brought it closer to... Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 126499

  57. Keynesianism - Retrospect and Prospect.
    HUTT, Allen. Keynesianism - Retrospect and Prospect.

    Chicago : 1963

    First edition, first impression, of Hutt's critique of Keynes, hoping to disturb the "spuriously won authority" (p. xi) of Keynesian doctrine. Learn More
    £20.00

    Stock Code: 131346

  58. For the Use of the Enemies of England. A Real Statement of the Finances and Resources of Great Britain; illustrated by two copper-plate charts.
    PLAYFAIR, William. For the Use of the Enemies of England. A Real Statement of the Finances and Resources of Great Britain; illustrated by two copper-plate charts.

    London : 1796

    First edition. The title is ironic - the author holds that the alarmist tracts of his contemporaries, which bemoaned the danger of Britain's ballooning national debt, were bolstering the nation's adversaries by portraying Britain in a weaker economic state than she in fact was. Playfair instead presents the "Enemies of England" with a vision of Britain's... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 131438

  59. Some Leading Principles of Political Economy.
    CAIRNES, J. E. Some Leading Principles of Political Economy.

    London : 1874

    First edition of the author's last and longest work, a commentary on and critical interpretation of the principal doctrines of the English school of economists. Cairnes (1823-1875), often described as the "last of the classical economists", was a key Irish political economist who developed and critiqued the work of John Stuart Mill. As he writes in... Learn More
    £325.00

    Stock Code: 132051

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