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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. The World's Economic Crisis and the Way of Escape.
    (BEVERIDGE, William, John Maynard Keynes, & others.) The World's Economic Crisis and the Way of Escape.

    London : 1932

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy from William Beveridge, inscribed on the front free endpaper "to Mrs. Leon with every good wish from Will Beveridge 3/5/32". The recipient Marianne Leon has written her ownership signature on the rear free endpaper. Beveridge's lecture is included in this collection of the Halley Stewart Lectures of... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 141904

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Prix, Monnaie et Production.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) MARJOLIN, Robert. Prix, Monnaie et Production.

    Paris : 1941

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the front free endpaper "A Lionel Robbins, en cordial hommage Robert Marjolin". A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 141550

  8. Geld und Aussenhandel.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) RÖPKE, Wilhelm. Geld und Aussenhandel.

    Gena : 1925

    First edition, first printing, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins with his ownership signature to front wrapper. 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 it up to its pre-eminent position... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 141552

  9. Overhead Costs.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) LEWIS, William Arthur. Overhead Costs.

    London : 1949

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, neatly inscribed on the front free endpaper "L.C.R. from WAL". 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: 141532

  10. Gold, Unemployment and Capitalism.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) GREGORY, Theodore Emmanuel Gugenheim. Gold, Unemployment and Capitalism.

    London : 1933

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, Gregory's fellow LSE faculty member, inscribed on the front free endpaper "Lionel Robbins with the author's compliments Nov 1933". 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: 141543

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Methodology of Economics and Other Social Sciences.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) MACHLUP, Fritz. Methodology of Economics and Other Social Sciences.

    New York : 1978

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the front free endpaper "To Lionel Robbins, - at least two chapters of this volume were originally written for you, but many more were influenced by you - with best wishes, Fritz Machlup November 1978". Robbins is referenced various times in the book,... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 141527

  14. From the Physical to the Social Sciences.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) RUEFF, Jacques. From the Physical to the Social Sciences.

    Baltimore and London : 1929

    First edition in English, first impression, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Professor Lionel Robbins, this very old book of mine, which was also in its time (1920) an essay - but much less serious than yours - on the nature and significance of economic science. With best... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 141529

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

    London : 1932

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

    Stock Code: 140913

  16. 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

  17. On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures.
    BABBAGE, Charles. On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures.

    London : 1832 [but 1833]

    Third edition, revised and enlarged, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the initial blank, "Pascoe Grenfel sic Esqre with the Authors Compliments". Shortly after receipt Grenfell has added underneath, "Given to my dear Daughter Charlotte Maria March 1833 Pascoe Grenfell".
    The industrialist and politician Pascoe Grenfell (1761-1838)... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 140241

  18. 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

  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. 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

  21. Études d'économie sociale.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) WALRAS, Léon. Études d'économie sociale.

    Lausanne & Paris : 1936

    The copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed to him on the half-title by the editor Gaston Leduc: "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
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 140557

  22. 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

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

    New York : 1956

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Professor Lionel Robbins with sincere regards of the author". Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 140554

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

    Chicago : 1923

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

    Stock Code: 140341

  25. 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

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

    London : 1949

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper dated October 1949, along with a few of his pencilled lines in margins. Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 140531

  27. 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

  28. Factories in the Field.
    MCWILLIAMS, Carey. Factories in the Field.

    Boston : 1939

    First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "For Miss Emma Jameson - with best wishes. - Carey McWilliams".
    A bitter exposition of the Californian agricultural labour market by the journalist Carey McWilliams (1905-1973), recently-appointed Commissioner of Immigration and Housing for the California State Government,... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 140428

  29. 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

  30. 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

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

    Cambridge : 1906

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

    Stock Code: 139476

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

    New Bedford, MA : 1964

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

    Stock Code: 135158

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

    New York : 1927

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

    Stock Code: 105746

  34. Autograph letter signed to an unnamed "Monsieur", thanking him for his good wishes upon his appointment as Contrôleur general of finance.
    LAW, John. Autograph letter signed to an unnamed "Monsieur", thanking him for his good wishes upon his appointment as Contrôleur general of finance.

    Paris : 14 January 1720

    A fine example of the famous speculator John Law's signature, appended to an autograph letter, written in a neat cursive secretarial hand, to an unknown "Monsieur", thanking him for his complimentary letter following Law's appointment to the post of controller-general of finance of France.
    "Monsieur, je reçois avec beaucoup de plaisir votre compliment... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 114640

  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. Autograph letter signed to an unnamed "Monsieur", giving orders for the provision of payment in his role as controller-general of finance of France.
    LAW, John. Autograph letter signed to an unnamed "Monsieur", giving orders for the provision of payment in his role as controller-general of finance of France.

    Paris : 1720

    A fine example of the famous speculator John Law's signature, appended to an autograph letter written in a neat cursive secretarial hand, to an unknown "Monsieur", giving orders for the provision of payment, written during perhaps the most prosperous period of Law's career, following Law's appointment to the post of controller-general of finance of... Learn More
    £5,750.00

    Stock Code: 125706

  38. Family archive illustrating the consequences of bankruptcy.
    THE BANKER'S DAUGHTER. Family archive illustrating the consequences of bankruptcy.

    London : [c.1803-1871]

    A fascinating and varied archive which vividly illustrates the ramifications of bankruptcy upon family life, comprising financial, promotional, and personal documents related to the late Regency-era performer Mary Radcliff Chambers, "the Banker's Daughter", who took up an onstage career to revive her family's fortunes after the collapse of her father's... Learn More
    £4,000.00

    Stock Code: 128644

  39. 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

  40. 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

  41. The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.

    London : 1936

    First edition, first impression. "The world-wide slump after 1929 prompted Keynes to attempt an explanation of, and new methods for controlling, the vagaries of the trade-cycle... in his General Theory, he subjected the definitions and theories of the classical school of economics to a penetrating scrutiny and found them seriously inadequate and inaccurate"... Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 135264

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

    Homewood, Illinois, : 1978

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

    Stock Code: 129402

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

    New York : 1969

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

    Stock Code: 138303

  44. Autograph manuscript notes on Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations.
    NAPOLEON I. Autograph manuscript notes on Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations.

    Valence : 1791

    Napoleon was in garrison at Valence with the 4th Artillery Regiment from 16 June to 31 August 1791. He used his spare time to read the first volume of the French translation of Smith's Wealth of Nations by the poet Jean-Antoine Roucher (1745-1794), made from the fourth English edition (London, 1786), which had been published in 1790. Napoleon has written... Learn More
    £250,000.00

    Stock Code: 136833

  45. 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

  46. Free to Choose. A Personal Statement.
    FRIEDMAN, Milton & Rose. Free to Choose. A Personal Statement.

    New York & London : 1980

    Inscribed by Milton Friedman on the half-title: "For Victor Ross, who must fight this battle in a less friendly country, Milton Friedman", with Rose Friedman adding her own signature and the date 21 April 1980 underneath. The recipient was Victor Ross (born 1919), a senior executive at Reader's Digest and head of the firm's European division. A quote... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 137172

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

    1894-1964

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

    Stock Code: 125802

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

    New York : 1998

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

    Stock Code: 135573

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

    New York : 1982

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

    Stock Code: 135576

  50. Chinese Banking.
    TAMAGNA, Frank M. Chinese Banking.

    [New Haven, CT] : May 1937

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

    Stock Code: 134954

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

    London : 1751

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

    Stock Code: 120893

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

    New York : 1923

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

    Stock Code: 113346

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

    London : 1803

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

    Stock Code: 129427

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

    London : 1930

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

    Stock Code: 126461

  55. Autograph letter signed to Lucien-Léopold Jottrand.
    MARX, Karl. Autograph letter signed to Lucien-Léopold Jottrand.

    Brussels : [1847]

    An unpublished autograph letter signed in French, Marx's earliest known missive to the Belgian radical journalist and politician Lucien-Léopold Jottrand, president of the Democratic Association in Brussels, of which Marx became vice president. Under the influence of Marx and Engels, the Democratic Association would become one of the principal hubs... Learn More
    £130,000.00

    Stock Code: 132140

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

    London : 1904

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

    Stock Code: 134285

  57. A Contemporary Guide to Economics, Peace and Laughter.
    GALBRAITH, John Kenneth. A Contemporary Guide to Economics, Peace and Laughter.

    Boston : 1971

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to Theodore Sorensen on the front free endpaper: "For Theo Sorensen with great affection. From John G. 1971". Ted Sorensen (1928-2010) had a significant behind-the-scenes influence on American politics in the 1960s. He served as speechwriter for John F. Kennedy and was one of... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 132126

  58. Scrapbook albums from a British Parliamentary Delegation tour of Russia.
    BURTON, Elaine. Scrapbook albums from a British Parliamentary Delegation tour of Russia.

    1954

    Two scrapbook albums of photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera, compiled and neatly annotated by Elaine Burton MP (1904-1991) upon her return from the three-week British Parliamentary Delegation tour of Russia starting on 30 September 1954.
    Burton was one of two women selected as a participant, the second being Conservative MP Edith Pitt.... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 131618

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

    New York : 1911

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

    Stock Code: 131452

  60. Quiddities.
    QUINE, Willard Van Orman. Quiddities.

    Cambridge, MA and London : 1987

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

    Stock Code: 130927

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