Economics

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

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 142321

  8. 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

  9. 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... Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 142316

  10. 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... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 142317

  11. 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... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 142315

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. "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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. A Theory of the Consumption Function.
    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

  19. 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

  20. [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
    £6,500.00

    Stock Code: 135542

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. National Income and Outlay.
    (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... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 142167

  28. 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

  29. 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... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 142146

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. Industrial Combination.
    (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... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 142145

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. A New Voyage Round the World, by a Course never failed before.
    DEFOE, Daniel. A New Voyage Round the World, by a Course never failed before.

    London : 1725 [i.e. 1724]

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

    Howgego remarks that the book was "written... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 141929

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

    London : 1930

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

    Stock Code: 141892

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

    Cambridge : 1958

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

    Stock Code: 141893

  42. The Economics of Barbarism.
    KUCZYNSKI, Jürgen, & M. Witt. The Economics of Barbarism.

    London : 1942

    Second edition (July 1942, first April), presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "mit besten Grüssen Jürgen Kuczynski". The German communist economist Kuczynski (1904-1997) was then in exile in England, and here outlines the economic system of the Nazi empire. Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 141896

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

    London : 1926

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

    Stock Code: 141897

  44. The Confusion of Language in Political Thought.
    HAYEK, Friedrich August von. The Confusion of Language in Political Thought.

    London : 1968

    First edition, first impression, of Hayek's seminal paper discussing the language of political discourse, and particularly the word "economy", originally delivered as a lecture in Freiburg the previous year. It was published as part of the Institute's Occasional Papers series which aimed to make accessible a selection of essays and addresses by notable... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 141900

  45. The Confusion of Language in Political Thought.
    HAYEK, Friedrich August von. The Confusion of Language in Political Thought.

    London : 1968

    First edition, first impression, of Hayek's seminal paper discussing the language of political discourse, and particularly the word "economy", originally delivered as a lecture in Freiburg the previous year. It was published as part of the Institute's Occasional Papers series which aimed to make accessible a selection of essays and addresses by notable... Learn More
    £40.00

    Stock Code: 141901

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

    London : 1883

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

    Stock Code: 141888

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

    London : 1960

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

    Stock Code: 141889

  48. The Economic Consequences of the Peace.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. The Economic Consequences of the Peace.

    London : 1919

    First edition, first impression, of Keynes's second book, which established his reputation as a political economist. Keynes resigned from his position as principal representative of the British Treasury at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, in protest of the heavy reparations demanded from Germany.

    The Economic Consequences of the Peace... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 141890

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

    London : 1920

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

    Stock Code: 141891

  50. Principles of Economics.
    MARSHALL, Alfred. Principles of Economics.

    London and New York : 1890

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

    Stock Code: 140216

  51. 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... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 141141

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

    [London : 1721?]

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

    Stock Code: 135161

  53. The New Industrial State.
    GALBRAITH, John Kenneth. The New Industrial State.

    Boston : 1967

    First edition, first printing. In this book, Galbraith develops ideas previously discussed in his 1958 book The Affluent Society. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 123642

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

    London : 1952

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

    Stock Code: 141862

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

    London : 1906

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

    Stock Code: 141864

  56. 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

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

    London : 1948

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

    Stock Code: 141865

  58. Policy Against Inflation.
    HARROD, Roy. Policy Against Inflation.

    London : 1958

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

    Stock Code: 141868

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

    Paris : 1932

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

    Stock Code: 141859

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

    Lahore : 1854

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

    Stock Code: 141013

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