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  1. 146906
    PIGOU, Arthur Cecil The Political Economy of War.

    London : 1940

    Second UK edition, new and revised, of Pigou's work on the economic causes and aftermath of war, first published in 1921. In the new prologue to this edition, Pigou remarks: "now again in 1939 the world is tearing itself to pieces, and the political economy of war becomes a matter of living interest" (p. 3). Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 146906

  2. 146910
    PIGOU, Arthur Cecil. Industrial Fluctuations.

    London : 1929

    Second edition, first published in 1927, of "the best and most exhaustive English work on the subject. Part I suggests a host of causes and Part II a corresponding number of remedies" (Batson). Pigou laid stress on the psychological factor referred to under the heading, "the mutual generation of errors of optimism and errors of pessimism", showing his... Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 146910

  3. Dresses from the Collection of Diana, Princess of Wales.
    DIANA, Princess of Wales. Dresses from the Collection of Diana, Princess of Wales.

    New York : 1997

    Signed limited edition, number 181 of 250 copies signed by Princess Diana, a few months before her death. This luxury signed auction catalogue was produced by Christie's to illustrate the 80 dresses which were sold on June 25th, 1997, and which raised over 3.6 million dollars for the AIDS Crisis Trust and The Royal Marsden Hospital Cancer Fund. Learn More
    £9,750.00

    Stock Code: 147119

  4. 146560
    TAYLOR, Frederick Winslow. Shop Management.

    New York : 1919

    Later printing (first published in 1911), retaining the rare jacket. Originally published in 1903 as a study within the journal Translations of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the work was republished in book form following the success of Taylor's The Principles of Scientific Management, the foundation text of what would become known as... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 146560

  5. 146764
    ADAMS, John Quincy. An Oration Delivered Before the Inhabitants of the Town of Newburyport,

    Newburyport : 1837

    First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front wrapper: "Edward Cruft Esq. from John Quincy Adams." Cruft (17761866) was a prominent Boston merchant, loyal political supporter, and husband of Elizabeth Storer Smith, a second cousin of John Quincy Adams, the sixth president of the United States.

    Together with a defective... Learn More
    £17,500.00

    Stock Code: 146764

  6. 116888
    WRIGHT, Harold. Population.

    London & Cambridge : 1923

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 116888

  7. 136441
    HOBBES, Thomas. Leviathan, or the Matter, Forme, & Power of a Common-wealth Ecclesiastical and Civill.

    London : 1651

    True first edition of one of the foundation works in the field of political theory, with the winged head ornament on the title page. There are three editions with title-pages bearing 1651 imprints. The second, with a bear ornament, was printed outside England (probably at Amsterdam), and the third, with a triangular type ornament, is now considered... Learn More
    £17,500.00

    Stock Code: 136441

  8. Relationi Universali...
    BOTERO, Giovanni. Relationi Universali...

    Venice : 1640

    First published in 1592. Giovanni Botero (1533-1617) was Secretary to the Duke of Savoy when he compiled his Relationi Universali; "this political and geographical description of the different countries of the world was very successful and translated into a number of languages" (Burden), including English (London 1603). Burden also notes that "for this... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 117390

  9. Authors Take Sides on the Spanish War.
    WAUGH, Evelyn (contrib.) Authors Take Sides on the Spanish War.

    London : 1937

    First edition, first impression, of the transatlantic equivalent of the American "Writers Take Sides on the Spanish War" pamphlet, although the present UK version is much scarcer.

    This pamphlet prints 148 responses of a wide variety of authors to the questions: "Are you for, or against, the legal Government and the People of Republican Spain?... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 147662

  10. 146085
    CARDOZO, Benjamin. The Nature of the Judicial Process.

    New Haven : 1921

    First edition, first printing, a major and influential work of American jurisprudence by the future Supreme Court justice, based on lectures delivered at Yale in 1921.

    "'What is it that I do when I decide a case?' Cardozo asked in The Nature of the Judicial Process. His answer made it clear that he accepted the view, controversial at the time,... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 146085

  11. 138116
    [MANDEVILLE, Bernard.] The Fable of the Bees:

    London : 1714

    Rare first edition, first issue, of this "celebrated work, which through Adam Smith, had an immense influence on political economy" (Foxwell). The work originated in 1705 as a poem titled The Grumbling Hive (essentially unobtainable on the market); this is the first edition to contain the twenty "Remarks" which annotate and explain various lines in... Learn More
    £17,500.00

    Stock Code: 138116

  12. Sermaye.
    MARX, Karl; RIFAT, Haydar (trans.) Sermaye.

    Istanbul : 1933

    First appearance in book form of Marx's Das Kapital in Turkish, being the first edition of Haydar Rifat's translation, and the first book-length translation (preceded only by Bohor Israel's summary translation in a 1912 journal).

    The translation is from Gabriel Deville's French abridgement of the first volume of Das Kapital, originally published... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 142650

  13. Official Seal of the Mont Pelerin Society.
    MONT PELERIN SOCIETY. Official Seal of the Mont Pelerin Society.

    c.1947

    A unique memento of the free market Mont Pelerin Society, their official pocket seal for blindstamping documents.

    Founded in 1947 to promote economic liberty in the face of communism abroad and of expanding government power at home, the Mont Pelerin Society has been at the forefront of free market politics for decades, providing the intellectual... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 146688

  14. Critik der Urtheilskraft.
    KANT, Immanuel. Critik der Urtheilskraft.

    Berlin and Libau : 1790

    First edition of the Critique of Judgement, Kant's third most important work after the critiques of Pure and Practical Reason, and the scarcest of the three.

    "The work consists of two main parts, the first dealing with the aesthetic judgment, the second with the teleological judgment or judgment of the purposiveness in Nature; and it is of considerable... Learn More
    £6,750.00

    Stock Code: 138455

  15. The Life of Hannah More.
    MORE, Hannah - SHAW, William. The Life of Hannah More.

    London : 1802

    First edition, inscribed on the initial blank verso "from the author", of the most vitriolic attack made against More during the Blagdon controversy, the most contentious episode in her career; an uncut copy in excellent condition.

    More's philanthropic efforts, especially her rural charity schools, were met with "considerable hostility from local... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 147495

  16. The Prince.
    MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. The Prince.

    London : 1929

    Number 5 of 10 copies printed on vellum. An attractive printing of Machiavelli's Prince by the De La More Press, reproducing the 1640 translation of Edward Dacres, the first full translation of the work into English; a further 1,040 copies were issued on paper.

    Of these ten copies on vellum, the only traceable appearances at auction were number... Learn More
    £8,000.00

    Stock Code: 146886

  17. The Downing Street Years; The Path to Power; Statecraft. Strategies for a Changing World; The Collected Speeches.
    THATCHER, Margaret. The Downing Street Years; The Path to Power; Statecraft. Strategies for a Changing World; The Collected Speeches.

    London : 1993-2002

    First editions, first impressions. All signed on the title page by Margaret Thatcher. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 98882

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

    Cambridge, MA : 1947

    First edition, first impression of this "milestone in the conversion of modern economists to the view that all economic behaviour can be studied as the solution to a maximization problem explicitly or implicitly employing the formulation of differential and integral calculus" (Blaug, Great Economists Since Keynes, p. 214). Here Samuelson demonstrates... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 140045

  19. White House portfolio.
    ROOSEVELT, Franklin D. White House portfolio.

    Washington, D.C. : 1942-5

    A superbly evocative memento of the wartime FDR White House, a handsome commercial leather portfolio personalised for Roosevelt's use and containing some twenty leaves of various White House stationery and printed appointment documents all signed by Roosevelt in preparation for use. Such personal artefacts relating to FDR rarely appear on the open market.... Learn More
    £75,000.00

    Stock Code: 142981

  20. How to Pay for the War.
    KEYNES, John Maynard. How to Pay for the War.

    London : 1940

    First edition, first impression, the uncorrected version, of Keynes's most successful essay in persuasion, the application of his General Theory to wartime economy. A corrected version, issued in orange printed boards, was published a few months later.

    "Apart from suggesting ways of adding greatly to the financial resources of the government,... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 147230

  21. Mrs Thatcher's Bag.
    THATCHER, Margaret - MAY, Paul. Mrs Thatcher's Bag.

    London : 1978

    A humorous take on Thatcher's image and her infamous handbag, produced during her opposition period, the year before she was elected Prime Minister. Thatcher supposedly tells the buyer: "I have gathered together in this stylish handbag a most useful collection of practical tips so that even the most deprived of you who have the will and the enterprise... Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 131394

  22. 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

  23. Economic Doctrine and Method.
    SCHUMPETER, Joseph A. Economic Doctrine and Method.

    London : 1954

    First edition in English of Schumpeter's third major work, a history of economics; originally published in German in 1914. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 147302

  24. Le Négotiant Anglois, ou traduction libre du livre intitulé: The British Merchant.
    KING, Charles; FORBONNAIS, Francois Véron de (trans.) Le Négotiant Anglois, ou traduction libre du livre intitulé: The British Merchant.

    Dresden & Paris : 1753

    First edition in French of Charles King's The British Merchant (1713), translated by Forbonnais. The preliminary discourse, written by Forbonnais, contains historical considerations on Anglo-French commerce, a general notion of the commerce of Great Britain and its impact, and a translation of Charles Davenant's Of the use of political arithmetic in... Learn More
    £1,200.00

    Stock Code: 146602

  25. Discours politiques.
    HUME, David. Discours politiques.

    Amsterdam : 1754-56

    First edition of the first three instalments of an important series of economic publications, published in view of the increasing interest in works of political economy appearing in France, England, and Holland.

    In 1754 Schreuder and Mortier published the first volume, Hume's Political Discourses. Owing to the growing interest and the relative... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 146627

  26. Ludwig von Mises.
    KIRZNER, Israel M. Ludwig von Mises.

    Wilmington, Delaware : 2001

    First edition, first printing, of Kirzner's biography; "the most accessible book-length tratment of Mises' life and work" (jacket front flap). Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 147055

  27. John Stuart Mill and Harriet Taylor.
    HAYEK, Friedrich August von (ed.) John Stuart Mill and Harriet Taylor.

    London : 1969

    Second edition of this collection of Mill and Taylor's letters, edited by Friedrich Hayek and first published in 1951. Hayek was fascinated by Mill's obsession with Taylor, a married woman, partly due to the seemingly irrational actions of the great rationalist. Hayek gathered the letters - which had been dispersed when Mill's home in Avignon was sold... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 147056

  28. Road to Reaction.
    HAYEK, Friedrich August von - FINER, Herman. Road to Reaction.

    London : 1946

    First UK edition of this socialist counterblast to Hayek's The Road to Serfdom, by the British Fabian socialist Herman Finer (1898-1969). Finer christens Hayek's treatise "The Reactionary Manifesto", and calls it "the most inopportune offensive against democracy to emerge from a democratic country for many decades".

    The UK edition was preceded... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 147127

  29. Monetary Equilibrium.
    MYRDAL, Gunnar. Monetary Equilibrium.

    London : 1939

    First edition in English, first impression. First published in Sweden from a series of lectures, followed by a German translation which was included in a collection of essays edited by Fredriech Hayek. In 1974, Myrdal and Hayek received the Nobel prize in economic sciences for "pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 146481

  30. On Economic Inequality:
    SEN, Amartya. On Economic Inequality:

    Oxford : 1973

    First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Stephen Hersey with best wishes, Amartya Sen". An economist and philosopher, Sen was awarded the 2020 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his global justice activism and for arguing that social mobility is an important way of evaluating the wealth of a society.... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 146474

  31. Studies in the Development of Capitalism.
    DOBB, Maurice. Studies in the Development of Capitalism.

    London : 1946

    First edition, first impression, of Dobb's "most influential work" (Blaug), "designed to demonstrate that Marx was as good an economic historian as he was an economist" (ibid). Uncommon in the jacket. Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 146473

  32. Modern Sociologists: Veblen.
    HOBSON, J. A. Modern Sociologists: Veblen.

    London : 1936

    First edition of this introduction to Thorstein Veblen and his theories. Written by the English social theorist and economist John Atkinson Hobson (18581940), this is the second volume published in the "Modern Sociologists" series, following Comte: the Founder of Sociology by F. S. Marvin. Learn More
    £70.00

    Stock Code: 141207

  33. The Adventures of a Bullet:
    UPWARD, Bernard. The Adventures of a Bullet:

    London : 1914

    First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on the title page, "Yours in sincerity, Bernard Upward". Upward (1873-1944) was a Christian missionary and sinologist. From 1905 to 1927 he lived in Hankou, one of the three towns which form the modern city Wuhan, where he witnessed China's 1911 Revolution first-hand.

    Upward ends his extraordinary... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 146458

  34. Some Monetary Problems International and National.
    JACOBSSON, Per. Some Monetary Problems International and National.

    [London] : 1958

    First edition, first impression, of this selection of the author's works, covering the periods 1925 to 1957; with a compliments slip from the author, and another from the Basle Centre for Economic and Financial Research, loosely inserted.

    Jacobsson (1894-1963) helped shape the monetary policies of the League of Nations and the Bank for International... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 146539

  35. Traité complet des opérations commerciales et de la tenue des livres, ouvrage à l'usage des professeurs & des personnes qui se destinent au commerce, à l'industrie, etc... Troisième édition.
    BARTLET, C. H. Traité complet des opérations commerciales et de la tenue des livres, ouvrage à l'usage des professeurs & des personnes qui se destinent au commerce, à l'industrie, etc... Troisième édition.

    Malines : 1867

    Third edition, issued as volume II of the Cours complet d'études commerciales et industrielles, first published 1845-7, but each volume complete in itself. The work was specifically destined for use in Belgium. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 104920

  36. Some Evidence of Things Seen.
    MANDELA, Nelson - ALBERTS, Paul. Some Evidence of Things Seen.

    Rivonia, South Africa : 1997

    Signed limited edition, number 4 of 50 copies signed by Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Albie Sachs and Paul Alberts. A remarkable collaboration, this is the only limited edition signed by both Mandela and Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winners in 1993 and 1984 respectively.

    Mandela and Tutu's signatures are complimented by the signature of the photographer... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 147006

  37. An Inquiry into the Nature and Origin of Public Wealth, and into the Means and Causes of its Increase.
    MAITLAND, James, eighth Earl of Lauderdale. An Inquiry into the Nature and Origin of Public Wealth, and into the Means and Causes of its Increase.

    Edinburgh : 1804

    First edition. Lauderdale "has been hailed as a forerunner of Keynes, in as much as he argued that over-saving was a distinct possibility and that public spending was required to offset private thrift if stagnation was to be asserted" (Blaug). In the present work Lauderdale questioned Adam Smith's theory of the relationship between labour and value,... Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 146719

  38. The Stock Market Crash - and after.
    FISHER, Irving. The Stock Market Crash - and after.

    New York : 1930

    First edition, first printing, of Fisher's analysis of the reasons for the 1929 crash, with a detailed discussion of the ensuing effects; retaining the rare jacket.

    "When the 1929 slump occurred, Fisher was over 60 years old; yet he tackled the very difficult theory of economic fluctuations. He finally reached the conclusion - which contains... Learn More
    £3,500.00

    Stock Code: 146673

  39. Le Mouvement Physiocratique.
    WEULERSSE, Georges. Le Mouvement Physiocratique.

    Paris : 1910

    First edition, first printing, of this fundamental thesis on the origins of physiocracy, the French economic theory defining economic wealth by the value of land agriculture and development, starting in 1756 when Quesnay produced his first articles.

    This in-depth analysis stops at the year 1770, English translation "because that is the last... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 146525

  40. An Essay on Crimes and Punishments.
    BECCARIA, Cesare. An Essay on Crimes and Punishments.

    Edinburgh : 1788

    Third Edinburgh edition of one of the key works of the Enlightenment, uncut in the original boards. Following the first Edinburgh edition of 1778, the text restores Beccaria's original format as first published (in Italian, 1764) and includes the commentary by Voltaire, endorsing the book and its principles, which did much to promote the book among... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 145762

  41. The Confession of the Kibbo Kift.
    HARGRAVE, John. The Confession of the Kibbo Kift.

    London : 1927

    First edition, first impression, of this first publication of the Kindred of the Kibbo Kift, written by "Head Man" of the Kindred, John "White Fox" Hargrave (1894-1982). This book was issued by Duckworth, but bearing the "Imprint of the Kincouncil", and is very scarce, with Copac listing only six copies in British institutions, especially so in the... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 145721

  42. General Report upon the Administration of the Punjab Proper,
    PUNJAB. General Report upon the Administration of the Punjab Proper,

    Lahore : 1854

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

    Stock Code: 141013

  43. Colonization of South Australia.
    TORRENS, Robert. Colonization of South Australia.

    London : 1835

    First edition. Robert Torrens (1780-1864), an Irish-born political economist, Member of Parliament, and newspaper publisher, played a prominent role in the colonization of South Australia.

    "Torrens had a significant influence on the theory and practice of colonization. Along with most of the later classical economists he rejected the Smithian... Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 135996

  44. The Life and Dreadful Sufferings of Captain James Wilson, In various Parts of the Globe,
    WILSON, James. The Life and Dreadful Sufferings of Captain James Wilson, In various Parts of the Globe,

    Portsea : 1810

    The highly uncommon first edition of the first biography of James Wilson, captain of the Duff on her first missionary voyage to the South Seas. None of the four copies listed at auction in the last 40 years has had the attractive frontispiece.

    "Although there are several accounts of James Wilson's life, sufferings and missionary voyage, this... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 70373

  45. The Kings Maiesties declaration to his subiects, concerning lawfull sports to bee vsed.
    SPORTS. The Kings Maiesties declaration to his subiects, concerning lawfull sports to bee vsed.

    London : 1633

    First edition thus, Charles I's re-issue of his father King James I's proclamation of 1618 of the sports and games that were allowed on Sundays. Allowing new activities, the proclamation antagonized the Puritans (who desired a total ban on all sports on the Sabbath) and was burned by the common hangman in 1643. Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 146944

  46. Chapters on Silver.
    MILLER, Henry G. Chapters on Silver.

    Chicago : 1894

    First book form edition, reprinting Miller's articles on silver currency as published in the Chicago Times in the summer of 1894, here published as part of the Coin's Financial Series, making the bimetallist case for free coinage of silver. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 146084

  47. Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Soziologie und Sozialpolitik.
    WEBER, Max. Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Soziologie und Sozialpolitik.

    Tübingen : 1924

    First collected edition of Weber's writings on sociology and social policy, edited and published after the author's death by his widow Marianne Weber. Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 146087

  48. Le Capital.
    MARX, Karl. Le Capital.

    Paris : [1872-5]

    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

  49. Principles of Political Economy.
    MALTHUS, Thomas Robert. Principles of Political Economy.

    Cambridge : 1989

    Variorum edition, with extensive critical apparatus identifying the differences between the first and second editions (1820 and 1836) and Malthus's unpublished manuscript notes.

    The book was conceived as a series of tracts rather than a comprehensive and systematic treatise, though Malthus published it to establish his own position against that... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 146546

  50. Prices.
    WARREN, George F., & Frank A. Pearson. Prices.

    New York : 1933

    First edition, first printing, of this work on the causes of the Great Depression. Warren was one of Franklin Roosevelt's key economic advisers, and was well regarded for his agricultural economics. Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 146544

  51. The Economic Library of Jacob H. Hollander.
    HOLLANDER, Jacob H. The Economic Library of Jacob H. Hollander.

    Baltimore : 1937

    First and limited edition, number 425 of 500 copies. Hollander was a prolific scholar of David Ricardo and created the popular series Reprints of Economic Tracts in 1903. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 146479

  52. Authors Take Sides on the Spanish War.
    SPANISH CIVIL WAR. Authors Take Sides on the Spanish War.

    London : 1937

    First edition, first impression, collecting the responses of 148 authors to the following questions issued by the poet and activist Nancy Cunard: "Are you for, or against, the legal Government and the People of Republican Spain? Are you for, or against, Franco and Fascism?"

    The clear majority of literary figures take the side of the Republican... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 146467

  53. The Vested Interests and the State of Industrial Arts.
    VEBLEN, Thorstein. The Vested Interests and the State of Industrial Arts.

    New York : 1919

    First edition, first printing. Veblen's book continues his critique of modern capitalism, started two decades earlier in his Theory of the Leisure Class. Derived from articles published in The Dial over 1918-19, Veblen argues that big business has subverted government to its own interests, with the common man presented with an illusion of democracy... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 146930

  54. Stamp Scrip.
    FISHER, Irving. Stamp Scrip.

    New York : 1933

    First edition, first printing; very scarce. The aim of Stamp Scrip, published a few months after Fisher's Booms and Depressions, was to describe the stamped-money experience made in the Austrian towns of Schwanenkirchen and Wörgl. Fisher adopted the proposal of Silvio Gesell (1862-1930) of stamping notes each month at the post office without which... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 146931

  55. Signed commendatory certificate to Conservative Party activist.
    THATCHER, Margaret. Signed commendatory certificate to Conservative Party activist.

    [c.1980s]

    A certificate signed by Margaret Thatcher, to commend Conservative Party activist Lily A. Davies: "On behalf of the Conservative Party I should like to offer sincere thanks for all the time and effort that you have given for so many years to the service of our Party... People such as yourself are now as they have always been and will continue to be... Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 146558

  56. The Economics of Total War.
    SPIEGEL, Henry William. The Economics of Total War.

    New York : 1942

    First edition, first printing, of Spiegel's study of the war upon the economy. Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 146922

  57. The Economic Structure of Intellectual Property Law.
    LANDES, William M., & Richard A. Posner. The Economic Structure of Intellectual Property Law.

    Cambridge, MA : 2003

    First edition, first printing; taking "a fresh look at the most dynamic area of American law today... This book demonstrates the fundamental economic rationality of intellectual property law, but is sympathetic to critics who believe that in recent decades Congress and the courts have done too far in the creation and protection of intellectual property... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 146926

  58. Micromotives and Macrobehavior.
    SCHELLING, Thomas C. Micromotives and Macrobehavior.

    New York and London : 1978

    First edition, first printing, of the Nobel Laureate's study of the cumulative effect of individual decisions on society, often cited in the literature of agent-based computational economics. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 146902

  59. Value and Capital.
    HICKS, John R. Value and Capital.

    Oxford : 1939

    First edition, first impression, of the author's most significant book.

    Though obscure to the public eye - an "economist's economist" (OED) - Hicks introduced many concepts that are still significant in economic theory. Value and Capital "taught a whole generation of economists to employ indifference curves and general equilibrium theory" (Blaug).... Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 146905

  60. A Discourse, Concerning Unlimited Submission and Non-Resistance to the Higher Powers;
    ADAMS, John (signed) - MAYHEW, Jonathan. A Discourse, Concerning Unlimited Submission and Non-Resistance to the Higher Powers;

    Boston : 1818

    Presentation copy of a reprinted sermon in which Adams took personal interest, distributing a small number of copies on 16 November 1818, all inscribed in the same manner by a clerical hand to which Adams added his signature. This copy is presented to Mrs E. Cruft and signed by him. The recipient was Elizabeth Storer Smith (17891859), a cousin of Adams's... Learn More
    £22,500.00

    Stock Code: 146765

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