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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. 134365
    MARX, Karl. Das Kapital.

    Hamburg : 1867, 1885, & 1894

    Rare first editions of all three volumes of Das Kapital.
    "Marx himself modestly described Das Kapital as a continuation of his Zur Kritik de politischen Oekonomie, 1859. It was in fact the summation of his quarter of a century's economic studies, mostly in the Reading Room of the British Museum. The Athenaeum reviewer of the first English translation... Learn More
    £100,000.00

    Stock Code: 134365

  6. England's Treasure by Forraign Trade.
    MUN, Thomas. England's Treasure by Forraign Trade.

    London : 1664

    First edition of the bible of mercantilism and the first exposition of the theory of the balance of trade. "For those who want to read a single example of mercantilist writing, it is difficult to better Thomas Mun's England's Treasure by Forraign Trade, completed in 1628 and published posthumously in 1664. Adam Smith at any rate regarded it as perfectly... Learn More
    £95,000.00

    Stock Code: 134494

  7. 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

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

    London : 1803

    The Great Quarto edition, notionally the second edition of the Essay on Population published in 1798, but so substantially enlarged, rewritten, and re-titled as to be a new book.
    "In 1803 Malthus published a greatly expanded second edition of the Essay, incorporating details of the population checks that had been in operation in many different countries... Learn More
    £6,500.00

    Stock Code: 134324

  9. 141958
    SIMONDE DE SISMONDI, Jean Charles L. Nouveaux principes d'économie politique.

    Paris : 1819

    First edition of the author's principal work on economics, his theory of equilibrium income and a counter-argument to Say's Law that there are no limits to production.
    "According to Sismondi, the utility of output was balanced against the disutility of work, whether by Robinson Crusoe on an island or by a complex society. But, with different people... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 141958

  10. Vie de Monsieur Turgot.
    CONDORCET, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de. Vie de Monsieur Turgot.

    London : 1786

    The true first edition of Condorcet's life of Turgot, Gertis's edition A, the first of four editions published with a London imprint in 1786. Condorcet was a strong supporter of Turgot, who had attempted to implement physiocratic ideas as the French finance minister from 1774 to 1776. His biography seeks to vindicate Turgot's thought and work, and is... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 127444

  11. The Works. With an Account of His Life and Writings by Dugald Stewart.
    SMITH, Adam. The Works. With an Account of His Life and Writings by Dugald Stewart.

    London : 1811-12

    First edition of the complete collected works of Adam Smith, with a biography of the author by the Scottish philosopher and mathematician Dugald Stewart. Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 107885

  12. 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

  13. The Economic Problem.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) HAWTREY, Ralph George. The Economic Problem.

    London : 1926

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, and various ink and pencil annotations in the margins. This is evidently the copy which Robbins worked from for his review of the book, "Mr. Hawtrey on the Scope of Economics", published in Economica (No. 20, June... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 142308

  14. The Problem of Employment Stabilization.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) OHLIN, Bertil. The Problem of Employment Stabilization.

    New York : 1949

    First edition, first printing, the copy of the economist Lionel Robins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, and with his pencilled lines and ticks in the margins.
    A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist of the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 142247

  15. 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

  16. Free Trade v. Protection.
    COX, Harold, & Ernest E. Williams. Free Trade v. Protection.

    London : February 1903

    First edition in book form of this collection of articles originally published in Commercial Intelligence. Learn More
    £65.00

    Stock Code: 140985

  17. 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

  18. Money.
    ROBERTSON, D. H. Money.

    London : 1922

    First edition of this work by Dennis H. Robertson (1890-1963), investigating "the economic implications of fractional reserve banking" (ODNB). Money was the second volume published in the Cambridge Economic Handbooks series, following Hubert D. Henderson's Supply and Demand (1922). Learn More
    £25.00

    Stock Code: 140981

  19. Soviet Planning and Labour in Peace and War.
    DOBB, Maurice Soviet Planning and Labour in Peace and War.

    London : 1942

    First edition of this "concise survey of economic planning, the financial system, labor problems, and the economic effects of war in the Soviet Union, by an economist of Leftist sympathies" (Foreign Affairs, July 1944). Learn More
    £30.00

    Stock Code: 140980

  20. The Problem of International Investment.
    ROYAL INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS. The Problem of International Investment.

    London : 1937

    First edition of this report which analyses "the movement of long-term capital between countries since the war and the lessons that are to be drawn from this experience" (Foreign Affairs, October 1937). Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 140979

  21. Lettres sur le Commerce des Grains.
    CONDORCET, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de. Lettres sur le Commerce des Grains.

    Paris : 1774 [but 1775]

    First edition of Condorcet's defence of the free trade of grain. Turgot's liberalisation of the grain trade in 1774, coinciding with bad harvests and rocketing prices, led to a fierce pamphlet war between proponents of the mercantilist and free trade schools of thought. Condorcet had written the present tract prior to Turgot's enactment of the policy,... Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 127684

  22. Prospectus d'un nouveau dictionnaire de commerce.
    MORELLET, André. Prospectus d'un nouveau dictionnaire de commerce.

    Paris : 1769

    First edition of the prospectus for Morellet's planned but ultimately unrealised Dictionnaire de commerce, issued with his Catalogue, considered "the first bibliography of economic literature" (Carpenter, p. 2).
    "This prospectus, which is undoubtedly one of the very best specimens of that class of works, was intended to exhibit the principles... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 122249

  23. The Theory of Collective Bargaining.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) HUTT, William H. The Theory of Collective Bargaining.

    London : 1930

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature dated July 1930 to the front free endpaper.
    A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics department for thirty... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 142321

  24. The Theory of International Trade with its Applications to Commercial Policy.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) HABERLER, Gottfried. The Theory of International Trade with its Applications to Commercial Policy.

    London : 1936

    First edition in English, following publication in German in 1933; the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature dated May 1936 to the front free endpaper.
    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... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 142320

  25. The Principles of Economic Planning.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) LEWIS, William Arthur. The Principles of Economic Planning.

    London : 1949

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper and his pencilled marginalia to the text.
    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: 142316

  26. The Art of Central Banking.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) HAWTREY, Ralph George. The Art of Central Banking.

    London : 1932

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper.
    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 department for thirty years and built... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 142317

  27. Economic Progress and Economic Crises.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) ÅKERMAN, Johan Henrik. Economic Progress and Economic Crises.

    London : 1931

    First edition in English, first published in Swedish in 1931; the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper and a few pencilled annotations to the text.
    A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 142315

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. "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

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. 141286
    FRIEDMAN, Milton. A Theory of the Consumption Function.

    Princeton : 1957

    First edition, first printing, of what is perhaps Friedman's most significant academic work, in which he argued against the Keynesian use of government policy to regulate the economy. This work resolved several paradoxes regarding the relationship between the wealth and spending habits of consumers and it remains a foundational work in economics. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 141286

  37. 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

  38. [Drop-head title:] Lettres patentes du Roy,
    (LAW, John.) [Drop-head title:] Lettres patentes du Roy,

    Paris : 1716

    First edition of the founding act of John Law's Mississippi System (1716-20), the document announcing the creation of the General Bank through a Royal privilege accorded to Law and his company on 2 May 1716. There were some later provincial printings of the Lettres Patentes (Toulouse, "Avec l'arrêt de registre du 4. decembre 1716") and a Parisian printing... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 135542

  39. A Plea for the Bringing in of Irish Cattel, And keeping out of Fish Caught by Foreigners.
    (PETTY, William.) COLLINS, John. A Plea for the Bringing in of Irish Cattel, And keeping out of Fish Caught by Foreigners.

    London : 1680

    First edition. John Collins (1626-1683) is predominantly remembered as a mathematician and scientific administrator, but his long career in the civil service also acquainted him in detail with taxation, trade and public expenditures. The present mercantilist treatise was his first work of economics, a slightly mis-matched proposal to prohibit foreign... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 127344

  40. Dialogues sur le Commerce des Bleds.
    [GALIANI, Ferdinando.] Dialogues sur le Commerce des Bleds.

    London [i.e. Paris?], : 1770

    First edition of the work that established Galiani's reputation as an economist, a bold attack on the physiocrats and a virulent critique of the royal edict of 1764 liberalising the trade in grain. Galiani was secretary of the Neapolitan embassy in Paris, and was well connected with the leading enlightenment figures of the day. He left the manuscript... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 127440

  41. Correspondance sur une question politique d'agriculture.
    ÉPRÉMESNIL, Jaques Duval d'. Correspondance sur une question politique d'agriculture.

    Amsterdam & Paris : 1763

    First edition of this printed correspondence between Épremesnil and Dupuy d'Emportes of the Academy of Florence, concerning agricultural issues, in which Éprémesnil stresses the importance of free trade. Épremesnil (1745-1794) later had an important role in pushing for the summoning of the Estates General, before defending the monarchy in the French... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 123202

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. Monetary Policy and the Depression.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) Monetary Policy and the Depression.

    London : 1933

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, and his pencilled annotations to the text, with marginal punctuation, lines, and a comment to pp. 50, 51, 61, and 81, the last, on the book's summation, "very weak".
    The group was established to study the problems... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 142173

  46. Foreign Exchange: Before During, and After the War.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) GREGORY, T. E. Foreign Exchange: Before During, and After the War.

    London : 1921

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his inked ownership signature to the front free endpaper and with his underlining to the text.
    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
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 142254

  47. 142166comp
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) KNIGHT, Frank H. Freedom and Reform.

    New York and London : 1947

    First edition, first printing, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature dated July 1947 to the front free endpaper, and with a few minor pencilled ticks and marginal lines in text.
    A nice provenance: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 142166

  48. 142167comp
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) CLARK, Colin. National Income and Outlay.

    London : 1937

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, and a couple of pencilled notes in the margins.
    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... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 142167

  49. Trade and Credit.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) HAWTREY, R. G. Trade and Credit.

    London : 1928

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, and with his annotations in the form of inked marginal lines and punctuation marks.
    A nice provenance: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 142169

  50. The Structure of Competitive Industry.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) ROBINSON, E. A. G. The Structure of Competitive Industry.

    London : 1931

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper dated 1931.
    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 department for thirty years... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 142146

  51. Supply and Demand.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) HENDERSON, Hubert D. Supply and Demand.

    London : 1922

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper dated March 1922 alongside his note "Review E./.22 p198", his notes on the rear free endpaper, and a few inked annotations to text.
    A nice provenance: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist... Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 142147

  52. 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

  53. Currency and Credit.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) HAWTREY, R. G. Currency and Credit.

    London : 1919

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, above a note of the book's review, with a page reference on the rear free endpaper, and his inked marginal lines to the text. Robbins has written a few marginal comments in the text, mostly brief, with one longer... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 142222

  54. 142145
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) MACGREGOR, D. H. Industrial Combination.

    London : 1906

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, and his pencilled annotations in the text, with underlining, ticks, and marginal comments.
    A nice provenance: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 142145

  55. An Essay on the Co-ordination of the Laws of Distribution.
    WICKSTEED, Philip Henry. An Essay on the Co-ordination of the Laws of Distribution.

    London : 1894

    First edition, first issue of Wicksteed's Essay on the Co-ordination of the Laws of Distribution, with several printed errors (both authorial and of production), corrected by hand at the author's instruction. An excellent association copy, being from the library of the Nobel prize-winning economist George Stigler, possibly given to him by Lionel... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 134671

  56. A Theory of Price Control.
    GALBRAITH, John Kenneth. A Theory of Price Control.

    Cambridge : 1952

    First edition, first printing, of the author's first major work. Drawing on his experience as head of the Office of Price Administration (OPA), Galbraith argues that price control is an overlooked but necessary part of all anti-inflation policies, and that "the theory of control is fated to become one of the expanding universes of economics" (Foreword,... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 142104

  57. The New Mercantilism.
    ROBINSON, Joan. The New Mercantilism.

    Cambridge : 1966

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

    Stock Code: 141903

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

    London : 1931

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

    Stock Code: 141905

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

    London : 1937

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

    Stock Code: 141907

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

    London : [1890]

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

    Stock Code: 141908

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