Economics

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  1. 149500comp
    BLOOMBERG, Michael. Bloomberg by Bloomberg.

    New York : 1997

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

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

    Stock Code: 149500

  2. 143501
    JEANNERET, Jules Felix. Le Jeu, Le Pari et les Marches de Bourse.

    Neuchatel : 1892

    First edition. With the author's presentation inscription at the head of the front wrapper: "a Charles Merot (?), souvenir de son affection F. Jeanneret." This was Jeanneret's doctoral thesis submitted to the University of Berne. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 143501

  3. The Securities Business Comes of Age.
    FRAZER, Elizabeth. The Securities Business Comes of Age.

    Leonia, N.J. : 1947

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Fred Wright. With the grateful acknowledgement of the author for continuous assistance and creative collaboration. Elizabeth Frazer".

    An author and war correspondent for The Saturday Evening Post, Frazer came to prominence with A Woman and... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 147844

  4. Le Capital.
    MARX, Karl. Le Capital.

    Paris : [1872-75]

    First edition in French, first issue, a fine presentation copy, inscribed by Marx to the Frankfurt banker Sigmund Schott, with whom Marx exchanged ideas central to his philosophies and work: "Mr Sigmund Schott, de la part de l'auteur, Londres, 3 Novembre 1877" to the first engraved title page. Presentation copies of Capital are exceptionally rare, with... Learn More
    £575,000.00

    Stock Code: 128563

  5. Advance announcements of the publication of Das Kapital.
    MARX, Karl. Advance announcements of the publication of Das Kapital.

    Geneva : 1867

    First edition of Marx's formal announcements, both signed and unsigned, of the publication of the first volume of his magnum opus, Das Kapital, in the uncommon revolutionary socialist journal Der Vorbote, with an exceptional provenance, being from the library of the German radical journalist and agitator Johann Most, who played a part in Capital's publication... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 120907

  6. A Study of Communism.
    HOOVER, J. Edgar. A Study of Communism.

    New York : 1962

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Leonard B. Jordan With kind regards J. Edgar Hoover 9/62". The recipient Leonard Beck Jordan (1899-1983) was Republican Governor of Idaho from January 1951 to January 1955, and Senator from Idaho from August 1962 (elected shortly before Hoover's... Learn More
    £325.00

    Stock Code: 149775

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

    Innsbruck : 1884-89

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

    Associated with... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 148852

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

    Paris : 1906

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

    Stock Code: 149659

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

    Irvington-on-Hudson : 1987

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

    Stock Code: 149472

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

    London : 1813-14

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

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

    Stock Code: 130529

  11. 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

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

    Edinburgh : 1705

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

    Stock Code: 117696

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

    New Haven : 1926

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

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

    Stock Code: 149040

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

    Cambridge, MA : 1947

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

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

    Stock Code: 148875

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    FRIEDMAN, Milton & Rose D. Two Lucky People.

    Chicago & London : 1998

    First edition, first printing, inscribed by the authors on the half-title: "For Anne & Dwight Schuster on the occasion of their 60th Rose & Milton Friedman". Two Lucky People was the joint memoir of the great neoliberal economists Milton and Rose Friedman, detailing their sustained counter-revolution against Keynesian hegemony in the west and socialist... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 148601

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

    New Haven & London : 1925

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

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

    Stock Code: 131968

  17. The Money Illusion.
    FISHER, Irving. The Money Illusion.

    New York : 1928

    First edition, second printing (two months after the first). Inscribed by the author to the Nobel Laureate and economist Frederick Soddy on the front free endpaper: "To Professor Frederick Soddy with the compliments of Irving Fisher January 1929". Soddy had been awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1921 for his work on isotopes. The Money Illusion,... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 125882

  18. Observations on the means of exciting a spirit of National Industry; chiefly intended to promote the Agriculture, Commerce, Manufactures, and Fisheries, of Scotland.
    ANDERSON, James. Observations on the means of exciting a spirit of National Industry; chiefly intended to promote the Agriculture, Commerce, Manufactures, and Fisheries, of Scotland.

    Edinburgh : 1777

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

    Stock Code: 118071

  19. 100% Money.
    FISHER, Irving. 100% Money.

    New York : 1936

    Second edition, presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To/ Professor Harold Hosking/ with the compliments/ and high esteem of/ Irving Fisher/ May, 1936". The recipient may be Harold Hosking Tayler, author of Life Assurance (1933). 100 Money was Fisher's proposal to eliminate economic fluctuations by requiring that... Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 97128

  20. On Communism.
    HOOVER, J. Edgar. On Communism.

    New York : 1969

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

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

    Stock Code: 149536

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    DE QUINCEY, Thomas. The Logic of Political Economy.

    Edinburgh & London : 1844

    First edition. The Logic of Political Economy, De Quincey's exposition of Ricardian economics, is the author's principal economic work. Rearranged from a series of papers by his publisher and discussing the relative influence of utility and scarcity, the former being described as affirmative or power value, the latter as negative or resistance value,... Learn More
    £8,250.00

    Stock Code: 93298

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

    London : 1932

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "Clive from Lionel 6/32".

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

    Stock Code: 149347

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

    London : [c.1803-71]

    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

  24. Typed letter signed, to Arnold F. Gates, thanking him for birthday greetings and discussing his writing.
    HAZLITT, Henry. Typed letter signed, to Arnold F. Gates, thanking him for birthday greetings and discussing his writing.

    New York : 1940

    A friendly letter from the Libertarian and New York Times journalist to the noted Lincoln and Civil War scholar Arnold F. Gates. Hazlitt thanks him for his birthday greetings and discusses his projects for books:

    "Successive projects for books seem to have been shot from under me both by work here at The Times and by a world situation which makes... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 137650

  25. Typed letter signed to businessman Edward Filene, on the foundation of the capitalist system and the responsibility of businessmen.
    COMMONS, John R. Typed letter signed to businessman Edward Filene, on the foundation of the capitalist system and the responsibility of businessmen.

    12 June 1922

    Typed letter signed from John R. Commons, on his University of Wisconsin letterhead, to the American businessman and philanthropist Edward Albert Filene (1860-1937). Filene founded the eponymous department store and pioneered credit unions across the country.

    Commons writes in response to a letter from Filene regarding an article he published:... Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 147802

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

    New Haven : 1926

    First edition in book form, second printing, presentation copy to Fisher's fellow economist Frank Knox, inscribed on the front free endpaper "To Mr. Frank A. Knox with the compliments of Irving Fisher March 1927". Frank Knox (1905-1976) taught economics at Queen's University in Canada from 1924 to 1977, and edited the Canadian Banker from 1940 to 1957.

    Fisher's... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 147722

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

    Boston : 1987

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

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

    Stock Code: 145454

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

    Hamburg : 1867

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

    Stock Code: 116802

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

    London : 1965

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

    A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics,... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 146547

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

    London : 1875

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

    Stock Code: 135129

  31. Free to Choose.
    FRIEDMAN, Milton & Rose. Free to Choose.

    New York & London : 1980

    Signed by the author on the half-title. Free to Choose is the companion book to Friedman's ten-part PBS series of the same title, which investigated various regions, historical events, and social issues from the perspective that Laissez-faire economics is the most effective and fair way to manage societies. The series and book were a response to John... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 131458

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

    New York : 1944

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

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

    Stock Code: 146090

  33. Children of the People (original manuscript).
    RIIS, Jacob A. Children of the People (original manuscript).

    [New York : 1903]

    The original manuscript of Riis's short story "Children of the People", signed by the author at head in pencil, describing the ongoing suffering of children, as published in The Century Magazine for December 1903, and later collected, under the title "The City's Heart", in his 1915 story collection Neighbors: Life Stories of the Other Half.

    The... Learn More
    £3,500.00

    Stock Code: 146044

  34. 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

  35. Autograph letter signed to William Molesworth, proposing a national campaign for the secret ballot.
    COBDEN, Richard. Autograph letter signed to William Molesworth, proposing a national campaign for the secret ballot.

    2 September 1837

    In the immediate aftermath of the July-August 1837 General Election, where the parliamentary share held by liberals and reformers was weakened, the reformer Richard Cobden (1804-1868) writes at length to the radical Member of Parliament Sir William Molesworth (1810-1855), calling Molesworth to cooperate in a national campaign for the introduction of... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 145140

  36. 100% Money.
    FISHER, Irving. 100% Money.

    New York : 1936

    Revised edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "to Mr. William F. Fox with the compliments and good wishes of Irving Fisher June 1936".

    100 Money was Fisher's proposal to eliminate economic fluctuations by requiring that demand deposits be backed by a corresponding amount of cash. This edition, the second... Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 144786

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

    Boston : 1926

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

    Stock Code: 143827

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

    Boston : 1973

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

    Stock Code: 143438

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

    Boston : 1981

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

    Stock Code: 143421

  40. [Account sheet, with manuscript docket title:] Account of contingent expences incurred by the Superintendent of His Majesty's affairs in Honduras,
    DESPARD, Edward. [Account sheet, with manuscript docket title:] Account of contingent expences incurred by the Superintendent of His Majesty's affairs in Honduras,

    (1789)

    Account sheet for six months' expenses in Honduras by Edward Marcus Despard (1751-1803), Superintendent of Honduras, later executed for treason, despite the appeals of Nelson, with whom he had worked closely during the San Juan Expedition. On Honduras Despard sought to give the same rights to freed slaves as to white settlers, claiming that British... Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 135127

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

    Paris : 1963

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

    A nice provenance: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 142269

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

    Paris : 1967

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

    A nice... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 142274

  43. 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

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

    New York : 1882

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

    Stock Code: 141154

  45. 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

  46. Stabilizing the Dollar.
    FISHER, Irving. Stabilizing the Dollar.

    New York : 1920

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

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

    Stock Code: 142339

  47. Lectures on Economic Principles.
    ROBBINS, Lionel - ROBERTSON, Dennis Holme. Lectures on Economic Principles.

    London : 1957-59

    First editions, first impressions, the copies of the British economist Lionel Robbins, the second volume presented to Robbins by the author with the inscription "L.C.R. from D.H.R. 1958", along with his note of a misprinting on p. 79 which he attempted to correct.

    A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist... Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 142248

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 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

  51. 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

  52. "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

  53. 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

  54. 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

  55. 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

  56. 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

  57. Théorie de la monnaie.
    WALRAS, Leon. Théorie de la monnaie.

    Lausanne : 1886

    First edition of this important contribution to Walras's monetary theory, in fine condition, the final text in a contemporary Sammelband of six related works on bimetallism. The ideas in Théorie de la monnaie would be revisited and fully developed in the fourth edition of Walras's Eléments d'économie politique pure, published 14 years later. Schumpeter... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 141141

  58. 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

  59. Philosophie des Conjonctures Économiques.
    ROBBINS, Lionel - DUPRIEZ, Léon H. Philosophie des Conjonctures Économiques.

    Louvain & Paris : 1959

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

    Stock Code: 141531

  60. 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

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