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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. 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

  2. Statecraft.
    THATCHER, Margaret. Statecraft.

    Norwalk, CT : 2002

    First Easton Press edition, signed by Margaret Thatcher on the edition page as issued. Dedicated to Ronald Reagan, Statecraft was Thatcher's final book, providing her analysis of foreign policy in the post-Cold War world; it was first published by Harper Collins in 2002, with this "collector's edition" produced by the Easton Press, signed by... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 140943

  3. 140615
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) WICKSTEED, Philip Henry. The Alphabet of Economic Science.

    London : 1888

    First edition, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature on the front free endpaper, and one inked marginal line on p. 43. An excellent economics 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... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 140615

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. The International Monetary System, 1945-1976.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) SOLOMON, Robert. The International Monetary System, 1945-1976.

    New York : 1977

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "for Lord Robbins, with respect and all good wishes, Bob May 5 1977". 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: 140561

  8. Linear Programming and Economic Analysis.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) DORFMAN, Robert, Paul A. Samuelson, & Robert M. Solow. Linear Programming and Economic Analysis.

    New York : 1958

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, with the publisher's typed presentation letter signed loosely inserted: "Dear Professor Robbins, I am sending you a copy of Linear Programming and Economic Analysis by Dorfman, Samuelson and Solow, at the request of Professor Dorfman, who is, as you probably know,... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 140578

  9. 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

  10. 140593
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) HOBSON, John Atkinson. Imperialism. A Study.

    London : 1938

    Third edition (revised from the first of 1902), the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, together with a few pencilled comments in the margins, and a loosely inserted page of his notes. Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 140593

  11. Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) SRAFFA, Piero. Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities.

    Cambridge : 1960

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with a presentation letter on Professor E. A. G. Robinson's letterhead dated 3 May 1960: "Dear Professor Robbins, I am sending you with this the review copy of Piero Sraffa's Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities. This is an advance copy and I am still not... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 140614

  12. 140537
    ROBBINS, Lionel. The Economic Causes of War.

    New York : 1968

    The author's own copy, together with his original carbon typescript of the preface he contributed to the edition, with his own revisions in blue ink, revisions which were included in the preface when printed. In The Economic Causes of War, first published in 1939, Robbins rejects the Marxist ideas of capitalist economic structures causing wars,... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 140537

  13. 140543comp
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) HUTT, William H. A Rehabilitation of Say's Law.

    Athens, Ohio : 1974

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Lord Robbins with W. H. Hutt's compliments May, 1975". Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics department... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 140543

  14. The Theory of Bimetallism.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) BARBOUR, David. The Theory of Bimetallism.

    London : [c. 1885]

    First edition, the copy of the economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to half-title, and with a slip of his jottings loosely inserted. 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... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 140546

  15. Capitalism and the Permissive Society.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) BRITTAN, Samuel. Capitalism and the Permissive Society.

    London : 1973

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Lord Robbins, as a very small token of my respect and affection Samuel Brittan 11/4/73". A powerful defence of free market economics by the journalist Samuel Brittan (born 1933), who had a significant role in popularizing... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 140547

  16. 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

  17. The Theory of Monopolistic Competition.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) CHAMBERLIN, Edward. The Theory of Monopolistic Competition.

    Cambridge, MA : 1933

    First edition, first printing, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, together with a few pencilled comments in the 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 department... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 140555

  18. Theory of Economic Equilibrium.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) EMPOLI, Attilio da. Theory of Economic Equilibrium.

    Chicago : 1931

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy from the author to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the front free endpaper "To Prof. Robbins with the compliments of the author. Reggio Cal. (Italy)". A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist of the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics,... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 140327

  19. 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

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

    London : 1939

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

    Stock Code: 140345

  21. The Theory of Wages.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) DOUGLAS, Paul H. The Theory of Wages.

    New York : 1934

    First edition, first printing, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, and a few minor pencilled marginalia. 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 department... Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 140347

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. The Economics of Control.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) LERNER, Abba P. The Economics of Control.

    New York : 1944

    First edition, first printing, the copy of the economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper dated October 1945, and a few minor pencilled marginalia in the text. 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
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 140533

  25. 140301
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) EDWARDS, Corwin D., Theodore J. Kreps, Ben W. Lewis, Fritz Machlup, & Robert P. Terrill. A Cartel Policy for the United Nations.

    New York : 1945

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the contributor Fritz Machlup on the front free endpaper "To Lionel Robbins with best regards, Fritz Machlup". The Austrian economist Fritz Machlup (1902-1983) contributed the first essay, "The Nature of the International Cartel Problem". The volume... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 140301

  26. 140302
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) ROBERTSON, Dennis Holme. Essays in Monetary Theory.

    London : 1940

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the economist Lionel Robbins, with his pencilled ownership signature to the front free endpaper dated 1940, unfortunately sometime after erased, and now barely legible. A good association nonetheless, as the book includes Robertson's review of Robbins' book The Great Depression (pp. 168-173). The book gathers... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 140302

  27. The Balance of Payments.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) MEADE, James Edward. The Balance of Payments.

    London : 1951

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the front free endpaper "Lionel Robbins With my best wishes and thanks. J.E.M". A nice association - Robbins also wrote on the subject, and indeed coincidentally published a book with the exact same title the same year. Loosely inserted is a postcard... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 140304

  28. Interregional and International Trade.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) OHLIN, Bertil. Interregional and International Trade.

    Cambridge, MA : 1933

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the economist Lionel Robins, with the author's mounted presentation card to front free endpaper: "Prof. L. Robbins with the author's compliments". 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... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 140323

  29. Money.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) ROBERTSON, Dennis Holme. Money.

    London : 1922

    First edition, first impression. The copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper dated November 1922. Robbins has annotated the book, with various marginal lines in the text, a few jottings on the rear free endpaper - "see definition of money", "see articles referred to p31" - alongside annotations... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 140288

  30. Population.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) WRIGHT, Harold. Population.

    London & Cambridge : 1923

    First edition, first printing, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper dated July 1923, and a few minor marginal annotations. This overview of population studies was the fifth in the Cambridge Economic Handbook series, edited by John Maynard Keynes. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 140291

  31. Essays in the History of Economics.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) STIGLER, George. Essays in the History of Economics.

    Chicago and London : 1965

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Lionel Robbins with warmest regards George Stigler". The copy also includes, tucked into page 384 where the article is referenced, the 1948 offprint of A. R. Prest's Notes on the Griffen Paradox, with a signed... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 140294

  32. The Exchequer and the Control of Expenditure.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) HAWTREY, Ralph George. The Exchequer and the Control of Expenditure.

    London : 1921

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper and the note of acquisition in June 1922. Robbins has made several annotations over the first few pages, summarizing the text in the margins. Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist of the inter-war... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 140281

  33. 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

  34. The Control of Industry.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) ROBERTSON, Dennis Holme. The Control of Industry.

    London : 1923

    First edition, first impression. The copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, and various marginal lines in the text. Robbins has annotated the rear free endpaper with page references and a few jottings, "effect on possibilities of combination", "CP Cannan", "integration two impulses 1. national... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 140287

  35. Essays in the Theory of Employment.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) ROBINSON, Joan. Essays in the Theory of Employment.

    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 few of his annotations in the form of underlining and marginal exclamation marks. Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist of the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he... Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 140229

  36. The Economics of Imperfect Competition.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) ROBINSON, Joan. The Economics of Imperfect Competition.

    London : 1933

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper with his notation of the July 1933 acquisition date, and a few pencilled annotations to the text, mostly marginal exclamation and question marks. Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist of the... Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 140273

  37. Walras, Léon.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) JAFFÉ, William. Walras, Léon.

    New York : 1968

    Original offprint of Jaffé's article on Walras, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, "To Lord Robbins, with admiration and respect W. Jaffé". 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... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 140277

  38. Banking Policy and the Price Level.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) ROBERTSON, Dennis Holme. Banking Policy and the Price Level.

    London : 1926

    First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, and a few of his annotations in the form of underlining and marginal exclamation marks. Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist of the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 140219

  39. Welfare and Competition.
    (ROBBINS, Lionel.) SCITOVSKY, Tibor. Welfare and Competition.

    London : 1952

    First UK edition, first impression (first published in the US the previous year), from the library of the British economist Lionel Robbins (1898-1984), without direct notation in the book (save for a single marginal pencilled question mark to p. 342), but with a sheet of his autograph notes loosely inserted, jotted on the torn off front flap of the... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 140224

  40. The Optimum Quantity of Money
    FRIEDMAN, Milton. The Optimum Quantity of Money

    Chicago : 1969

    First edition, first printing. With a printed compliments slip - "with the compliments of Milton Freidman. Aldine Publishing Company" - loosely inserted. A collection of Friedman's essays that, "though written over the course of two decades, embody a single view of monetary theory and, as a result, reinforce one another" (Preface). Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 133033

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

    London : 1936

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

    Stock Code: 134857

  42. An Introduction to Finance.
    GREGORY, Theodore. An Introduction to Finance.

    London : 1932

    First edition of this primer in finance, written by the LSE economist Theodore Gregory (1890-1970). Learn More
    £25.00

    Stock Code: 134858

  43. The Principles of Scientific Management.
    TAYLOR, Frederick Winslow. The Principles of Scientific Management.

    New York : 1911

    First trade edition, first printing, preceded only by the privately distributed edition in the same year. "F. W. Taylor, an engineer in the Bethlehem Steel Works in Philadelphia, was the originator of what he called 'scientific management', now known as 'time and motion study'. His system was based on what he estimated to be a fair day's work and the... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 124840

  44. Zur Geschichte der Handelsgesellschaften im Mittelalter.
    WEBER, Max. Zur Geschichte der Handelsgesellschaften im Mittelalter.

    Stuttgart : 1889

    First edition of Weber's first work, the publisher's file copy, with a printed paper label to the front wrapper reading "Archivexemplar! Nach Gebrauch sofort zurückgeben." Max Weber (1864-1920), "one of the most powerful personalities that ever entered the scene of academic science" (Schumpeter, 817n), submitted the present work as his doctoral dissertation.... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 124520

  45. The present State of the Arts in England.
    (SMITH, Adam.) ROUQUET, Jean André. The present State of the Arts in England.

    London : 1755

    First edition in English, originally published in French in 1754, written by the Swiss born artist Jean André Rouquet, friend of Hogarth and David Garrick, who lived in London between 1726 and 1750. A brief preliminary discourse is followed by reviews of the various arts in England, not only dealing with painting, but with sculpture, woodcarving, silk... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 86353

  46. 140857
    CROMBIE, Alexander. A Letter to D. Ricardo, Esq.

    London : 1817

    Offprinted from The Pamphleteer, vol. X, 1817; "this is a reprint, with additions, of a pamphlet published in London earlier that year" (Sraffa). Crombie was the dedicatee of Robert Torrens's Essay on Money. "Crombie also contributed articles to the Analytical Review and issued a number of publications addressing themselves to matters of current controversy,... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 140857

  47. 140853
    TORRENS, Robert. A Letter to the Independent Freemen of the City of Rochester,

    London : 1819

    Second edition (following the first of the same year). "Torrens was politically unorthodox too, as he courted men of all parties to have his economic views pass into public policy. He endorsed Francis Burdett's reform proposals in 1809 and, after failing to win Rochester in June 1818, bore them out in his justificatory Letter to the Freemen" (ODNB).... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 140853

  48. 140855
    TORRENS, Robert. A Paper on the Means of Reducing the Poors Rates,

    London : 1817

    First edition, offprinted from The Pamphleteer, vol. X, 1817. Torrens proposes reforms to the Poor Laws, to the chairman of the committee dedicated to reviewing the Laws, William Sturges Bourne. Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 140855

  49. 140851
    GRAY, Simon. Remarks on the Production of Wealth,

    London : 1820

    First edition, extracted from The Pamphleteer, volume XVII, no XXXIV. In 1815 Simon Gray had published his treatise on population, The Happiness of States, as an open rejection of many of Malthus's principles. Previously Malthus's theories has been broadly accepted without major opposition, but Gray's attack was rapidly followed by other critiques,... Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 140851

  50. 140852
    (RICARDO, David.) JEMMETT, Henry. Observations on Mr. Ricardo's "Principles of Political Oeconomy and Taxation".

    London : 1826

    First edition of this critique of Ricardo, offprinted from The Pamphleteer, vol. XXVII, number LIII. The author is a stern critic of Ricardo's theory of value, and is in favour of the demand and supply principle as "generally applicable". Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 140852

  51. 135384
    FORBES, Bertie Charles. Forbes Epigrams.

    New York : 1922

    First edition, first printing, of the maxims of the founder and first editor of Forbes magazine. Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 135384

  52. 134907
    TOOKE, Thomas. Thoughts and Details on the High and Low Prices of the Last Thirty Years.

    London : 1823

    First edition of Tooke's first book, occasioned by the price instability throughout the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars and their aftermath. "The work of 1823, Thoughts and Details on the High and Low Prices of the Last Thirty Years, provided the basis for Tooke's monetary thought until and including the publication in 1838 of the first two volumes... Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 134907

  53. 134869
    WILLIAMS, Gertrude. The Price of Social Security.

    New York : 1944

    First edition, US issue with new title and preliminary pages, published by Kegan Paul in the UK the same year. Gertrude Williams (1897-1933), whose writings had an influence on the foundation of the welfare state in Britain, was then serving in the Ministry of Labour during the war. Her present book gives an analysis of labour control, both in Britain... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 134869

  54. 134872
    NICHOLSON, Joseph Shield. Bankers' Money.

    London : 1902

    First edition, first impression, of Nicholson's supplement to his Treatise on Money, a significant defence of bimetallism. The book was based on his lectures delivered to Scottish societies of accountants and bankers, and Nicholson writes that he hopes the subject matter will be "introductory and suggestive and such as may help to stimulate those engaged... Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 134872

  55. 134863
    CASSEL, Gustav. The World's Monetary Problems.

    London : 1921

    First combined edition, and first publication of the second memoranda. Gustav Cassel (1866-1944), together with Knut Wicksell and David Davidson, was the founder of modern economics in Sweden. The two memoranda were written by Cassel at the request of the League of Nations, the first for the International Financial Conference in Brussels in 1920 (which... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 134863

  56. Studies in Market Action and Speculative Technique.
    JACKSON, Franklin Paul. Studies in Market Action and Speculative Technique.

    Los Angeles : 1947

    Rare survival of a correspondence study course created by Franklin Paul Jackson, designed to make every home student into a successful stock market investor, inscribed on the first leaf, "To Roger Bennett, Best Regards Franklin Paul Jackson".
    Issued as a series of loose leaf sheets, with graphs, tables, and charts, the course promises to provide... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 135499

  57. Lettres de L. Euler à une princesse d'Allemagne.
    (EULER.) COURNOT, Antoine Augustin. Lettres de L. Euler à une princesse d'Allemagne.

    Paris : 1842

    First edition of Cournot's annotated version of Euler's Lettres à une princesse d'Allemagne, originally published in Saint Petersburg between 1768 and 1772. Euler, the great Swiss mathematician, studied under Johann Bernoulli, and was a member of the academies of Saint Petersburg and Berlin. Written in an absorbing and popular manner, his Lettres... Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 128948

  58. The Works and Correspondence.
    RICARDO, David. The Works and Correspondence.

    Cambridge : 1951-73

    First edition, first impressions, of the Royal Economic Society's edition of the collected works of Ricardo. The definitive edition of the economist's works, the collection includes many writings which were previously unpublished. This set is from the library of the economic historian George Woodman Hilton (1925-2014), with his bookplate to most front... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 126168

  59. Observations on Mr. Ricardo's "Principles of Political Oeconomy and Taxation".
    (RICARDO.) JEMMETT, Henry. Observations on Mr. Ricardo's "Principles of Political Oeconomy and Taxation".

    London : 1826

    First edition of this critique of Ricardo, offprinted from The Pamphleteer, vol. XXVII, number LIII. The author is a stern critic of Ricardo's theory of value, and is in favour of the demand and supply principle as "generally applicable". Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 127195

  60. Principii di scienza economica.
    VALENTI, Ghino. Principii di scienza economica.

    Florence : 1906

    First edition, published as volume eight of the theoretical series of Manuali Barbèra di Scienze Giuridiche Sociali e politiche, dedicated to Angelo Messedaglia. Professor of economics at the universities of Modena, Padua, and Siena, and a member of the Accademia dei Lincei, Valenti (1852-1920) is described by Cossa as "a meritous agricultural economist",... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 135103

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