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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. The Collected Speeches.
    THATCHER, Margaret. The Collected Speeches.

    London : 1997

    Signed limited edition, number 175 of 200 copies signed by Margaret Thatcher on the title page. The collection gathers Thatcher's notable speeches from 1968 to 1996. This edition is the scarcest of Thatcher's signed limited editions. Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 139299

  2. Two Lucky People.
    FRIEDMAN, Milton & Rose D. Two Lucky People.

    Chicago & London : 1998

    First edition, first printing, inscribed by the authors on the half-title: "For Bruce Hart, Milton Friedman & Rose Friedman". Two Lucky People was the joint memoir of the great neoliberal economists Milton and Rose Friedman, detailing their sustained counter-revolution against Keynesian hegemony in the west and socialist hegemony in the east,... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 139151

  3. Money.
    GALBRAITH, John Kenneth. Money.

    Boston : 1975

    First edition, first printing, inscribed on the front free endpaper by the author "For Burt Gollin ? with all good wishes from John Kenneth Galbraith". Galbraith's work tells of the history of the development of money and the modern financial system. Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 138513

  4. The Fourth Great Awakening & The Future of Egalitarianism.
    FOGEL, Robert William. The Fourth Great Awakening & The Future of Egalitarianism.

    Chicago and London : 2000

    First edition, first printing, inscribed on the half-title by the author "To Carma, best wishes Robert Fogel 2/23/01". Fogel's "Fourth Great Awakening" refers to the American religious revival of the 1960s and 1970, as mainstream Protestantism weakened and evangelicalism grew. Fogel's interpretation, which proved controversial, places this development... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 138555

  5. Lectures on Economic Principles.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) ROBERTSON, Dennis Holme. Lectures on Economic Principles.

    London : 1957-59

    First editions, first impressions, the copies of the British economist Lionel Robbins, the second volume presented to Robbins by the author with the inscription "L.C.R. from D.H.R. 1958", along with his note of a misprinting on p. 79 which he attempted to correct.
    A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during... Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 142248

  6. Unemployment.
    ROWNTREE, B. Seebohm, & Bruno Lasker. Unemployment.

    London : 1911

    First edition, first impression, of this collaborative work between sociologist Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree (18711954) and writer Bruno Lasker (18801965). Presentation copy inscribed by the authors on the front free endpaper: "Theodore H. Rowntree with kind regards from the authors. 6.xi.1911". Theodore Hotham Rowntree (1867-1949) was Seebohm's cousin.... Learn More
    £90.00

    Stock Code: 140983

  7. Man and Economics.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) MUNDELL, Robert A. Man and Economics.

    New York : 1968

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the half-title "To Lionel Robbins with many thanks Robert Mundell".
    At the LSE, Robbins "dominated the economics department for thirty years and built it up to its pre-eminent position in British economics" (ODNB). A pioneer of the theory of the... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 142313

  8. Dilemmas in Planning.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) MEHTA, Gaganvihari Lallubhai. Dilemmas in Planning.

    Bombay : 1972

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "Lionel Robbins with kindest regards from G. L. Mehta Bombay 2. 2. 1972".
    Gaganvihari Lallubhai Mehta (1900-1974) was the ambassador of India to the United States from 1952 to 1958, and was awarded the Padma... Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 142311

  9. L'Impôt sur le capital et la Réforme monétaire.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) ALLAIS, Maurice. L'Impôt sur le capital et la Réforme monétaire.

    Paris : 1977

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the half-title "Au Professeur Lionel Robbins dont les analyses ont toujours été si pénétrantes, cet essai unclear sur le unclear des revenus dans un économie de marché et les réformes libérales qu'elle appelle. En très amical et déférent... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 142280

  10. Le Tiers Monde au carrefour:
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) ALLAIS, Maurice. Le Tiers Monde au carrefour:

    Paris : 1963

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author preceding the half-title "Au Professeur Lionel Robbins, cet essai libéral sur le développement du Tiers Monde, avec ses respectueuses amitiés MA" (translated "To Professor Lionel Robbins, this liberal essay on the development of the Third... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 142283

  11. Essais sur quelques problemes economiques et monetaires.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) RIST, Charles. Essais sur quelques problemes economiques et monetaires.

    Paris : 1933

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the front free endpaper "à M. le Professeur Robbins en témoignage de haute estime" (translated "to Professor Robbins as a testimony of high esteem").
    A nice provenance: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 142279

  12. "Indépendence" de l'economie nationale et interdépendance des nations.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) PERROUX, Francois. "Indépendence" de l'economie nationale et interdépendance des nations.

    Paris : 1969

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title "Pour Lionel Robbins en hommage d'admiration et d'attachement, son ami FP 2.12.69" (translated "For Lionel Robbins in homage of admiration and attachment, his friend FP 2.12.69").
    A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 142278

  13. The Economic Analysis of Government and Related Themes.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) PEACOCK, Alan. The Economic Analysis of Government and Related Themes.

    London : 1979

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the front free endpaper "For Lionel This small expression of my deep gratitude Alan Peacock", together with a typed letter signed to Robbins from the author apologizing for the lack of dust jacket (evidently given one later), and saying he missed... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 142260

  14. Linear Programming and the Theory of the Firm.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) BOULDING, Kenneth E, & W. Allen Spivey. Linear Programming and the Theory of the Firm.

    New York : 1960

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, with the typed presentation note inscribed "presentation 9 Jan '61" loosely inserted.
    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
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 142257

  15. Économie & Intérêt;
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) ALLAIS, Maurice. Économie & Intérêt;

    Paris : 1947

    First edition, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the title page of volume I: "A monsieur le professeur Robbins en bien candid Hommage M Allais". An excellent economics provenance: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics,... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 140616

  16. Les Accords d'Évian:
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) ALLAIS, Maurice. Les Accords d'Évian:

    Paris : 1962

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the half-title "Au Professeur Lionel Robbins, cette unclear contre une unclear aussi injuste qu'inhumaine an amical hommage MA".
    A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war... Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 142286

  17. Interés del capital:
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) BERNÁCER, Germán. Interés del capital:

    Alicante : 1925

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the half-title "to Mr. Lionel Robbins, Rector (?) of Economics, with compliments Germán Bernácer".
    A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics,... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 142287

  18. L'Europe unie:
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) ALLAIS, Maurice. L'Europe unie:

    Paris : 1960

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the title page "à Monsieur le Professeur Robbins en très déférent hommage cet essai de synthèse en défense d'une cause commune MA" (translated "to Professor Robbins in very deferential tribute this synthetic essay in defense of... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 142288

  19. International Payments, Debts, and Gold.
    MACHLUP, Fritz. International Payments, Debts, and Gold.

    New York : 1964

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the front free endpaper by the author "To Lionel, as ever, Fritz".
    A nice association linking the two economists, good friends for many decades. This collection of essays on international finance presents a complete overview of Machlup's theories... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 142212

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science.
    ROBBINS, Lionel. An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science.

    London : 1932

    First edition, first impression of a landmark in the development of 20th century economic theory, presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper; "Professor Richard Strigl in token of respect & admiration from the author Lionel Robbins, September 1932."
    Richard Ritter von Strigl (1891-1942), who studied in Vienna under Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk,... Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 140913

  27. Premières notions d'économie politique.
    GIDE, Charles. Premières notions d'économie politique.

    Paris : [c. 1921]

    First edition, presentation copy inscribed on the half-title "à Monsieur illegible hommage de l'auteur, C. Gide". Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 140932

  28. Études d'économie politique appliquée.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) WALRAS, Léon. Études d'économie politique appliquée.

    Lausanne & Paris : 1936

    First Leduc edition, inscribed by the editor to the British economist Lionel Robbins on the half-title: "A monsieur le professeur Lionel Robbins Hommage respectueux signature Prof. G. Leduc". 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
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 140622

  29. Abrégé des éléments d'économie politique pure.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) WALRAS, Léon. Abrégé des éléments d'économie politique pure.

    Paris & Lausanne, : 1938

    First abridged edition, presentation copy from the editor to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by Leduc on the half-title: "Au prof. Robbins Hommage respectueux signature". 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... Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 140621

  30. Le problème monétaire d'après-guerre et sa solution en Pologne, en Autriche et en Tchécoslovaquie.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) HEILPERIN, Michel A. Le problème monétaire d'après-guerre et sa solution en Pologne, en Autriche et en Tchécoslovaquie.

    Paris : 1931

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the half-title "Professor Lionel Robbins with the very kind regards of MAH. London, 6.5.1931". Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 140581

  31. Trends and Cycles in Economic Activity.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) FELLNER, William. Trends and Cycles in Economic Activity.

    New York : 1956

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Professor Lionel Robbins with sincere regards of the author". 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
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 140554

  32. Studies in the Economics of Overhead Costs.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) CLARK, John Maurice. Studies in the Economics of Overhead Costs.

    Chicago : 1923

    First edition, first printing, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, above the note "'26 Reread '46"; he has annotated the book in various places with marginal lines. A nice association - Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist of the inter-war period; at the... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 140341

  33. The Rubber Industry.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) BAUER, Peter Thomas. The Rubber Industry.

    London : 1948

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the initial blank "LCR from PTB with affection & regard Oct. 1948". During the academic year 1947-8 Bauer was reader in economics at the London School of Economics, where Robbins led the economics department. Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 140349

  34. Five Lectures on Economic Problems.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) STIGLER, George. Five Lectures on Economic Problems.

    London : 1949

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper dated October 1949, along with a few of his pencilled lines in margins. 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: 140531

  35. Rent in Modern Economic Theory: An Essay in Distribution.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) JOHNSON, Alvin Saunders. Rent in Modern Economic Theory: An Essay in Distribution.

    New York : 1903

    The copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front wrapper, and a few inked lines in margins. Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist of 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
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 140283

  36. The Economic Development of France and Germany 1815-1914.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) CLAPHAM, Sir John Harold. The Economic Development of France and Germany 1815-1914.

    Cambridge : 1921

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper dated June 1922, along with minor annotations to the text (marginal lines and punctuation marks). Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics,... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 140353

  37. Towards International Government.
    HOBSON, John Atkinson. Towards International Government.

    London : 1915

    First edition, first impression, inscribed "With the Writer's kind regards" to the front free endpaper and with the ownership inscription of Liberal MP P. A. Molteno. Written against the backdrop of the First World War, Hobson defends the establishment of international government and institutions, which would enhance the domestic role of states to counter... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 139916

  38. The Wisdom of the Wise.
    CUNNINGHAM, William. The Wisdom of the Wise.

    Cambridge : 1906

    First edition, first impression, with the author's clipped signature "yrs. very sincerely W. Cunningham" mounted to the front pastedown. "Cunningham's reputation rests largely on his economic history, which has been called neo-mercantilist, and as an apologist for British imperialism. He explained that Britain's economic success was not rooted in laissez-faire,... Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 139476

  39. The Greens As I Knew Them.
    (GREEN, Hetty.) BULLARD, John M. The Greens As I Knew Them.

    New Bedford, MA : 1964

    First edition, signed by the author on the half-title, of this collection of tales of Hetty Green, 'The Witch of Wall Street', and her eccentric son Colonel Ned Green. "The extraordinary Green family was very closely associated with my law office for so many years that I have absorbed many interesting anecdotes about them, besides having had considerable... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 135158

  40. Early American Trade Cards,
    JENNY, Adele. Early American Trade Cards,

    New York : 1927

    First edition, deluxe issue of 50 copies printed on rag-paper and specially bound, this copy inscribed by Landauer on the front free endpaper in pencil. A selective catalogue of trade cards from the famous Landauer collection, which is reputed to have numbered over 100,000 individual specimens, and which the owner eventually donated to the New York... Learn More
    £575.00

    Stock Code: 105746

  41. The Great American Bond Market: Selected Speeches.
    HOMER, Sidney. The Great American Bond Market: Selected Speeches.

    Homewood, Illinois, : 1978

    First edition, first printing. The dedication copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to the banker William R. Saloman: "to Bill Saloman with my best wishes Sidney Homer". Homer states in his dedication of the book to Saloman - who helped turn Salomon Brothers into an international banking house - that his "sustained and effective support... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 129402

  42. The Abolition of Poverty.
    HOROWITZ, David. The Abolition of Poverty.

    New York : 1969

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Mr. Robert S. McNamara, in friendship and appreciation D Horowitz Jerusalem November 1969". The recipient was Robert McNamara (1916-2009), United States Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1968, and a significant figure in the Cold War, having a... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 138303

  43. Risk, Uncertainty and Profit.
    KNIGHT, Frank H. Risk, Uncertainty and Profit.

    Boston & New York : [1921]

    First edition, the author's copy, presentation copy, inscribed to fellow economist George Stigler, "To George Stigler May 27, 1963, F.H.K.", and additionally signed by Knight on the front pastedown. This copy bears autograph pencil changes to three pages (53, 101, 152): two use proofreading symbols to insert and delete phrases, one corrects a reference... Learn More
    £37,500.00

    Stock Code: 122692

  44. A unique and significant collection of material relating to the publication of Wicksteed's Essay on the Co-ordination of the Laws of Distribution, from the library of Jacob Viner.
    (WICKSTEED, Philip Henry.) A unique and significant collection of material relating to the publication of Wicksteed's Essay on the Co-ordination of the Laws of Distribution, from the library of Jacob Viner.

    1894-1964

    A unique and significant collection of material relating to the publication of Wicksteed's Essay on the Co-ordination of the Laws of Distribution, including a first edition of that same title; with an excellent association, being from the library of the Canadian economist Jacob Viner, one of the leading figures of the early Chicago School of Economics.... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 125802

  45. The Crisis of Global Capitalism.
    SOROS, George. The Crisis of Global Capitalism.

    New York : 1998

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the half-title "To Debbie's Brother Mike with best wishes George Soros". In the present book Soros dissects the origins of the ongoing economic downturn, which had started in 1997 with the Asian financial crisis, and argues that the economic woes may get far worse if reforms based on his open... Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 135573

  46. The New Contrarian Investment Strategy.
    DREMAN, David. The New Contrarian Investment Strategy.

    New York : 1982

    First edition under this title, second printing, extensively revised from the author's Contrarian Investment Strategies of 1979. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Barton Biggs Your byline is one I'm 'hooked' on. Many thanks for your excellent quote. All good wishes David Dreman 1/5/83". The recipient was the leading financier Barton... Learn More
    £2,950.00

    Stock Code: 135576

  47. Chinese Banking.
    TAMAGNA, Frank M. Chinese Banking.

    [New Haven, CT] : May 1937

    The author's retained copy of his dissertation, with his ownership inscription to the front free endpaper, "F. Tamagna 2790 Yale Station New Haven Conn.", some underlining to the foreword, and the occasional correction to the text. This dissertation formed the basis of Tamagna's best-known work, Banking and Finance in China (1942), a comprehensive survey... Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 134954

  48. Observations on the Past Growth and Present State of the City of London.
    [MORRIS, Corbyn.] Observations on the Past Growth and Present State of the City of London.

    London : 1751

    First and only edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, "Captain Bernard ab Authore C.M.", with a three-page manuscript transcription before the title, almost certainly in Morris's hand, of "The Freeholder's Ditty, To The Tune of Moggy Lauder", and a note at the end stating that the printer of the ballad was "Jack Mahon,... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 120893

  49. Absentee Ownership and Business Enterprise in Recent Times. The Case of America.
    VEBLEN, Thorstein. Absentee Ownership and Business Enterprise in Recent Times. The Case of America.

    New York : 1923

    First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Isaac A. Hourwich and days of auld lang syne. Thorstein Veblen." Hourwich (1860-1924) was a Lithuanian scholar, activist and Debsian socialist who participated in various radical Socialist movements in Russia and Belarus before emigrating to the U.S. in 1890 to... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 113346

  50. Remarks on Currency and Commerce.
    WHEATLEY, John. Remarks on Currency and Commerce.

    London : 1803

    First edition, presentation copy, inscribed "from the Author" on the title page. Wheatley's Remarks, along with his Essay on the Theory of Money, "received the most contemporary attention, and best stated his theoretical position on the monetary controversy that followed the suspension of cash payments by the Bank of England in 1797" (Palgrave). Wheatley's... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 129427

  51. Problems of Monopoly and Economic Warfare.
    ZEUTHEN, F. Problems of Monopoly and Economic Warfare.

    London : 1930

    First edition in English, first impression, inscribed by the author "with compliments, F. Zeuthen" in ink on the half-title, translated from works originally published separately in Danish in 1928-9. Learn More
    £325.00

    Stock Code: 126461

  52. The Hungry Forties.
    UNWIN, Jane Cobden. The Hungry Forties.

    London : 1904

    First edition. Inscribed by the editor "Presented by Jane Cobden Unwin Oct: 20th 1920" on the front free endpaper. An account of the Anti-Corn Law agitation of the 1840's and the role of Cobden Unwin's father Richard Cobden's role in it: "Ever anxious to advance her father's political principles, in 1903 Jane took up the defence of free trade against... Learn More
    £90.00

    Stock Code: 134285

  53. The Purchasing Power of Money.
    FISHER, Irving. The Purchasing Power of Money.

    New York : 1911

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Fred with the compliments of Irving". The Purchasing Power of Money "completely recast the theory of money, giving a full demonstration of the principles that determine the purchasing power of money in the formal framework of the equation of exchange... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 131452

  54. Quiddities.
    QUINE, Willard Van Orman. Quiddities.

    Cambridge, MA and London : 1987

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Best wishes to Gail and Tom". Quiddities gathers Quine's thoughts on more than eighty topics, arranged alphabetically from "Alphabet" to "Zero". Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 130927

  55. The Debt and the Deficit.
    HEILBRONER, Robert, & Peter Bernstein. The Debt and the Deficit.

    New York and London : 1989

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by one of the authors on the front free endpaper, on behalf of both: "For Francis Bator - With respect and affection. Peter & Bob". Francis M. Bator (1925-2018) was a Hungarian-American economist, professor emeritus at the Harvard Kennedy School of political economy, and Deputy National Security... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 130935

  56. Observations on the means of exciting a spirit of National Industry; chiefly intended to promote the Agriculture, Commerce, Manufactures, and Fisheries, of Scotland.
    ANDERSON, James. Observations on the means of exciting a spirit of National Industry; chiefly intended to promote the Agriculture, Commerce, Manufactures, and Fisheries, of Scotland.

    Edinburgh : 1777

    First edition, in a fine Scott of Edinburgh binding, presentation copy, inscribed from the author on a preliminary blank to William Murray, first earl of Mansfield, whose celebrated library was largely destroyed by fire during the Gordon Riots.
    The Scottish agriculturalist and political economist James Anderson (1739-1808) wrote several influential... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 127839

  57. De la mesure de l'utilité des travaux publics;
    DUPUIT, A. J. Etienne-Juvenal. De la mesure de l'utilité des travaux publics;

    Paris : 1844 & 1849

    First edition of Dupuit's two articles, printed in numbers 116 and 207 of the Annales des ponts et chaussées. The copy of the economist Henry Ludwell Moore, with his ownership signature on the front free endpaper and his extensive pencilled annotations to the articles, mostly in English with some French. The annotations mostly take the form of summaries... Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 127699

  58. Economic Policy Beyond the Headlines.
    SHULTZ, George P., & Kenneth W. Dam. Economic Policy Beyond the Headlines.

    New York : 1977

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by Shultz on the front free endpaper: "To Russell Long with my admiration - Mr. Chairman - for the sustained high quality of your contribution to economic policy and my thanks for your help and friendship George P. Shultz". The recipient, Russell B. Long, served as Senator for Louisiana from... Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 126613

  59. 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

  60. The Story of Investment Companies.
    BULLOCK, Hugh. The Story of Investment Companies.

    New York : 1959

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed from the author to Edward Gadsby, the chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, 1957-61, "To Edward N. Gadsby, able chairman of a vital government agency that has given American investors protection they never knew before" on the front free endpaper.
    The Senate confirmation... Learn More
    £4,000.00

    Stock Code: 125342

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