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  1. Kapital und Kapitalzins.
    BÖHM-BAWERK, Eugen von. Kapital und Kapitalzins.

    Innsbruck : 1884-89

    First editions of both parts, presentation copy to his fellow German economist Lujo Brentano, inscribed in the author's hand on the half-title verso of the second volume: "Herrn Prof. Dr. Lujo Brentano in aufrichtiger Hochschätzung überreicht vom Verfasser" "Prof. Dr. Lujo Bretano with sincere esteem presented by the author".

    Associated with... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 148852

  2. Notions d'Economie Politique.
    TRENEY, Xavier. Notions d'Economie Politique.

    Paris : 1906

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the founder of Renault, inscribed on the front free endpaper "a monsieur Louis Renault hommage respectueux & dévoué X. Treney". Treney's book acts as a primer of basic economic principles. At the time of publication, Renualt and his brothers had run the Renault Frères company for seven years, which... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 149659

  3. Ideas on Liberty:
    THE FOUNDATION FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION. Ideas on Liberty:

    Irvington-on-Hudson : 1987

    First edition of this Festschrift to Paul L. Poirot, author and editor of The Freeman, a monthly publication of the Foundation for Economic Education. The 21 essays contributed to the book are all on the themes of liberalism and individuality; authors include Israel M. Kirzner, John Chamberlain, and Bettina Bien Greaves, presumably the recipient of... Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 149472

  4. A New View of Society: or, Essays on the Principle of the Formation of the Human Character, and the Application of the Principle to Practice.
    OWEN, Robert. A New View of Society: or, Essays on the Principle of the Formation of the Human Character, and the Application of the Principle to Practice.

    London : 1813-14

    First edition, first issue of the four Essays, one of 40 specially bound presentation sets printed on thick paper, parts III & IV "Not published", inscribed "From the Author" on the first blank.

    Edouard Dolléans states that just forty copies of A New View of Society were bound for presentation: "En écrivant les Vues nouvelles, Owen a surtout... Learn More
    £87,500.00

    Stock Code: 130529

  5. 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

  6. Money and Trade considered.
    LAW, John. Money and Trade considered.

    Edinburgh : 1705

    First edition of the major work of the famous Scottish financial adventurer John Law (1671-1729), which presents his theories on the establishment of paper note-issuing national banks. The title exists in two states: one with an ornament of an eagle and vines, the present with a coastline and its reflection. Textually they are all the same. Of the few... Learn More
    £45,000.00

    Stock Code: 117696

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

    New Haven : 1926

    Second printing in book form (first 1925), presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Mr. Herbert Frankel with the compliments of Irving Fisher. March, 1927".

    Development economist S. Herbert Frankel (1887-1975) published various works of economics in a long career spanning 1926 to 1982, best remembered in his role... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 149040

  8. Foundations of Economic Analysis.
    SAMUELSON, Paul Anthony. Foundations of Economic Analysis.

    Cambridge, MA : 1947

    First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on the title page "For Andrew Rudd, Paul A Samuelson MIT, September 2007", and retaining the rare jacket.

    Samuelson's first book, based on his doctoral dissertation at Harvard University, was one of the most influential economic texts of the 20th century, making mathematics the foundation... Learn More
    £8,750.00

    Stock Code: 148875

  9. 148601comp
    FRIEDMAN, Milton & Rose D. Two Lucky People.

    Chicago & London : 1998

    First edition, first printing, inscribed by the authors on the half-title: "For Anne & Dwight Schuster on the occasion of their 60th Rose & Milton 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... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 148601

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

    New Haven & London : 1925

    First edition in book form, first impression, author's presentation copy, of the "startlingly original PhD thesis" (Blaug) which expounds the monetary theories for which Fisher became famous and established his international reputation.

    This is a photo-engraved reprint of Fisher's doctoral work, first published in the Transactions of the Connecticut... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 131968

  11. 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

  12. 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, presentation copy, inscribed "For Sir William Forbes Bart. from the Author" on the title page verso, complete with both the half-title and addenda pages (pp. 527-34), the former of which is bound in after the errata as issued. Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo (1739-1806) was an eminent Scottish banker and benefactor, and a good friend of... Learn More
    £6,250.00

    Stock Code: 118071

  13. On Communism.
    HOOVER, J. Edgar. On Communism.

    New York : 1969

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Harvey G. Foster Best wishes J. Edgar Hoover Xmas 68", the recipient the head of the New York division of the FBI from 1958 to 1962. Together with Hoover's embossed calling, in envelope, loosely inserted.

    "Over the years J. Edgar Hoover, long-time... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 149536

  14. Bloomberg by Bloomberg.
    BLOOMBERG, Michael. Bloomberg by Bloomberg.

    New York : 1997

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to a volunteer at his alma mater John Hopkins University, inscribed on the dedication page "To Ms. Birthe Norgaard Fraser Thank you for all your hard work on behalf of John Hopkins. Best regards Mike Bloomberg".

    This is the autobiography of the multi-billionaire Bloomberg, setting out his life... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 149500

  15. Law, Legislation and Liberty.
    HAYEK, Friedrich August von. Law, Legislation and Liberty.

    London : 1973-79

    First UK editions, first impressions, of each volume of Hayek's last major work of social philosophy, published over a seven-year period. In many ways the culmination of his philosophical career, Law, Legislation and Liberty was Hayek's most extensive philosophical analysis of the structure of society, the nature of justice, and the underlying principles... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 149504

  16. 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, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "Clive from Lionel 6/32".

    The recipient is almost certainly (as the only Clive mentioned as an associate in Robbins's Autobiography, or Howson's biography) his brother-in-law Clive Gardiner, "with whom until his death I maintained the greatest... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 149347

  17. A Theory of the Consumption Function.
    FRIEDMAN, Milton. A Theory of the Consumption Function.

    Princeton : 1957

    First edition, first printing, signed by the author on a bookplate tipped onto the half-title page. A Theory of the Consumption Function is perhaps Friedman's most significant academic work, in which he argued against the Keynesian use of government policy to regulate the economy.

    The work resolved several paradoxes regarding the relationship... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 146853

  18. Essays on Game Theory.
    NASH, John Forbes, Jr. Essays on Game Theory.

    Cheltenham, & Brookfield, VT, : 1996

    First UK edition, first impression, signed by the author on the title page. Nash won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1994, and his life story was detailed in Sylvia Nasar's 1998 biography A Beautiful Mind, and the 2001 film of the same name.

    Nash, along with Neumann and Morgenstern, can be regarded as the primary creators of Game Theory. The... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 147724

  19. Economics in Perspective. A Critical History.
    GALBRAITH, John Kenneth. Economics in Perspective. A Critical History.

    Boston : 1987

    First edition, first printing, the dedication copy, boldly inscribed on the front free endpaper "For Eric and Freda to make official what is printed herein. With enduring thanks and affection, John G - 1987"

    From the library of economist Eric Roll. Born in Romania, Roll moved to England to attend university, becoming a professor at Hull in 1930... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 145454

  20. Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie.
    MARX, Karl. Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie.

    Hamburg : 1867

    First edition, presentation copy, inscribed not quite a year after publication on the verso of the title, "Au citoyen César de Paepe, salut fraternel, Karl Marx, Londres 3 Septembre 1868", and with one small pencil correction to the text, also presumably by Marx. The Belgian César De Paepe (18411890) was the leader of the International Working Men's... Learn More
    £500,000.00

    Stock Code: 116802

  21. The Economics of Inflationary Processes.
    ROBBINS, Lionel - ZAWADZKI, K. K. F. The Economics of Inflationary Processes.

    London : 1965

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Lord Robbins with the author's compliments and thanks".

    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
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 146547

  22. Banking and Currency.
    GRENFELL, Henry R. Banking and Currency.

    London : 1875

    First edition, presentation copy, inscribed "from the author" on the title page. Grenfell (1824-1902) was then director at the Bank of England (later serving as governor from 1881 to 1883). "He played an active part in defending the bank from its critics, and in urging (in vain) a consolidating banking act to tidy up the loose ends left by Peel's Bank... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 135129

  23. State and Local Finance in the National Economy.
    HANSEN, Alvin, & Harvey S. Perloff. State and Local Finance in the National Economy.

    New York : 1944

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper "To Evsey D. Domar with kindest regards Alvin H. Hansen". The recipient Evsey Domar (1914-1997) was a prominent Russian Keynesian economist.

    Alvin Hansen, sometimes referred to as "the American Keynes", was an prominent public policy advisor in the Roosevelt... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 146090

  24. 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

  25. The Psychology of Speculation.
    HARPER, Henry Howard. The Psychology of Speculation.

    Boston : 1926

    First edition, sole printing, presentation copy, from the author to "Mr. Strauss", of this pre-Crash character study of stock brokers and speculators. In the accompanying letter Harper writes, "It has afforded me a pleasant diversion to write this book for complimentary distribution among my friends and fellow-booklovers, and I trust you may not find... Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 143827

  26. A China Passage.
    GALBRAITH, John Kenneth. A China Passage.

    Boston : 1973

    First edition, first printing. Signed and dated by the author on the half-title: "John Galbraith 1979." Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 143438

  27. A Life in Our Times. Memoirs.
    GALBRAITH, John Kenneth. A Life in Our Times. Memoirs.

    Boston : 1981

    First edition, signed limited issue, number 122 of 350 numbered copies signed by the author. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 143421

  28. L'Age de l'inflation.
    ROBBINS, Lionel - RUEFF, Jacques. L'Age de l'inflation.

    Paris : 1963

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the half-title "à Lionel Robbins, ton amis Jacques Rueff".

    A nice provenance: 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: 142269

  29. Les Dieux et les Rois.
    ROBBINS, Lionel - RUEFF, Jacques. Les Dieux et les Rois.

    Paris : 1967

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the half-title: "Pour Lord Robbins, pour l'économiste, pour l'artiste, pour le philosophe, pour l'ami Jacques Rueff" (translated "For Lord Robbins, for the economist, for the artist, for the philosopher, for the friend").

    A nice... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 142274

  30. 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

  31. Capital and Population:
    HAWLEY, Frederick B. Capital and Population:

    New York : 1882

    First edition, presentation copy inscribed by Hawley on the front flyleaf: "E. N. Morse Esq with the compliments of the author Fred. B. Hawley". The first book by the American business man Frederick Barnard Hawley (18431929). Focusing on the economic aspects of population, the book grew out of a number of articles written by Hawley in the late 1870s.... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 141154

  32. 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

  33. Stabilizing the Dollar.
    FISHER, Irving. Stabilizing the Dollar.

    New York : 1920

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy from the author to his fellow economist John R. Commons, inscribed on the half-title "To Prof. John R. Commons with the compliments and esteem of Irving Fisher. New Years 1920".

    Commons, together with Thorstein Veblen and Wesley Clair Mitchell, was one of the three founders of American Institutionalism.... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 142339

  34. 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... Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 142248

  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 142279

  39. "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... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 142278

  40. 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

  41. 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 en 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

  42. 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

  43. 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 14 years later. Schumpeter... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 141141

  44. 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

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. 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

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 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

  51. 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

  52. 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

  53. 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

  54. 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

  55. The Economic Causes of War.
    ROBBINS, Lionel. The Economic Causes of War.

    London : 1939

    First edition, first impression. The author's own copy, used by him to mark up the errata for correction, most likely for the second edition of 1940. He has annotated the relevant passages in the book with his desired changes, and has additionally noted a few page numbers on the front free endpaper. In this endeavour he was assisted by the economist... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 140345

  56. 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

  57. 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

  58. A Hundred Years of Joint Stock Banking.
    CRICK, W. F., & J. E. Wadsworth. A Hundred Years of Joint Stock Banking.

    London : 1936

    First edition, presentation issue, one of 350 specially bound copies, with an inserted calligraphic sheet inscribed to Sir Percy Elly Bates (1879-1946, director of the Morning Post and of the cruise line Cunard) by "the Chairman, Managing Director and Directors of the Midland Bank Limited, 1836-1936". This history of the transformation of banking charts... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 134857

  59. 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

  60. 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

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