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  1. Two typed letters signed, on the passage of the War Damage Act.
    THATCHER, Margaret. Two typed letters signed, on the passage of the War Damage Act.

    19 February 1965

    Two typed letters signed from Margaret Thatcher to her constituent Mr. A. N. Attwell of Oakleigh Park North, with his own copies of the correspondence, supporting with reservations the War Damage Act, then backtracking and opposing it, legislation which she was evidently conflicted by, clashing with her principles but saving the taxpayer much money.

    The... Learn More
    £800.00

    Stock Code: 146804

  2. 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

  3. A Day in the Life of President Johnson.
    MCNAMARA, Robert - BISHOP, Jim. A Day in the Life of President Johnson.

    New York : 1967

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy from the author to President Johnson's Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, inscribed on the initial blank "To Robert McNamara, This is the way I see the President, closeup. Sincerely, Jim Bishop. May 1967".

    Appointed Secretary of Defense in 1961 by President Kennedy, and retained by President... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 146300

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Old Gang and the New Gang.
    LEWIS, Wyndham. The Old Gang and the New Gang.

    London : 1933

    First edition, first impression. A superb presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his wife, "To my darling wife Geehos, 1933. Wyndham Lewis." Gladys Anne Hoskins (1900-1979) and Lewis were married in 1930, though he concealed this fact from his friends for much of the 1930s. In 1939 Lewis wrote to the wife of his friend John Rothenstein, explaining... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 111659

  7. 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

  8. An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie, LL.D.
    BEATTIE, James - FORBES, Sir William. An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie, LL.D.

    Edinburgh : 1806

    First edition of Forbes's principal work, an excellent association copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper to the author's son, "William Forbes Esqr. from the author"; together with a small group of related contemporary autograph material laid in which reflects the strong ties between the Forbes and Beattie families.

    Sir William Forbes, 6th... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 118450

  9. 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

  10. Réflexions sur la Question Juive.
    SARTRE, Jean-Paul. Réflexions sur la Question Juive.

    Paris : 1946

    First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author on the half-title "Hommage de JP Sartre".

    Sartre's reflections on the Jewish question, written in the aftermath of the holocaust, offers an analysis of what makes a person Jewish and the nature of the anti-Semite. In Sartre's view, a person is Jewish if they are viewed as such in the eyes... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 145981

  11. An American Life.
    REAGAN, Ronald. An American Life.

    New York : 1990

    Signed limited edition, number 497 of 2,000 copies signed by Ronald Reagan, presented as issued in a striking oak box emblazoned with the Presidential Seal, and unusually retaining the original container. An American Life is Reagan's autobiography, covering his birth to his election as 40th President through to the end of his term in office. Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 143067

  12. The Path to Power.
    THATCHER, Margaret. The Path to Power.

    London : 1995

    Signed limited edition, number 304 of 500 copies signed by Margaret Thatcher, being her autobiography of her childhood years to her election as Prime Minister. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 145821

  13. Earl Spencer's Tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales.
    DIANA, Princess of Wales - SPENCER, Charles, 9th Earl Spencer. Earl Spencer's Tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales.

    [Althorp : 1997

    First edition, inscribed by Charles Spencer on the title page "to Irene, Charles Spencer 6th August, 2001". Privately printed for the Earl, the book reproduces the text of the eulogy he gave for his sister, Princess Diana, at her funeral in Westminster Abbey in 1997.

    Televised across the world, the Earl's speech, where he attacked the media for... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 145758

  14. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1985.
    DIANA, Princess of Wales; Elizabeth II; Margaret Thatcher. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1985.

    Margaret Thatcher's own collection of Christmas cards sent to her by members of the British Royal Family in 1985, including cards from Princess Diana and Prince Charles, the Queen and Prince Philip, and the Queen Mother. Such cards to a Prime Minister become their property rather than belonging to the government, and as of such Margaret Thatcher kept... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 123711

  15. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1996.
    DIANA, Princess of Wales; Elizabeth II; Margaret Thatcher. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1996.

    Margaret Thatcher's own collection of Christmas cards sent to her by members of the British Royal Family in 1996, including cards from Princess Diana and Prince Charles, the Queen and Prince Philip, and the Queen Mother. Margaret Thatcher kept the cards in her personal possessions until her death, whereafter Peter Harrington acquired them directly from... Learn More
    £6,000.00

    Stock Code: 123733

  16. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1994.
    DIANA, Princess of Wales; Elizabeth II; Margaret Thatcher. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1994.

    Margaret Thatcher's own collection of Christmas cards sent to her by members of the British Royal Family in 1994, including cards from Princess Diana and Prince Charles, the Queen and Prince Philip, and the Queen Mother. Margaret Thatcher kept the cards in her personal possessions until her death, whereafter Peter Harrington acquired them directly from... Learn More
    £6,000.00

    Stock Code: 123727

  17. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1995.
    DIANA, Princess of Wales; Elizabeth II; Margaret Thatcher. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1995.

    Margaret Thatcher's own collection of Christmas cards sent to her by members of the British Royal Family in 1995, including cards from Princess Diana and Prince Charles, the Queen and Prince Philip, and the Queen Mother. Margaret Thatcher kept the cards in her personal possessions until her death, whereafter Peter Harrington acquired them directly from... Learn More
    £6,000.00

    Stock Code: 123732

  18. Statecraft.
    THATCHER, Margaret. Statecraft.

    Norwalk, CT : 2002

    First Easton Press edition, signed by Margaret Thatcher on the edition page. 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 the author and finely... Learn More
    £425.00

    Stock Code: 145571

  19. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1989.
    DIANA, Princess of Wales; Elizabeth II; Margaret Thatcher. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1989.

    Margaret Thatcher's own collection of Christmas cards sent to her by members of the British Royal Family in 1989, including cards from Princess Diana and Prince Charles, the Queen and Prince Philip, and the Queen Mother. Such cards to a Prime Minister become their property rather than belonging to the government, and as of such Margaret Thatcher kept... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 123716

  20. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1991.
    DIANA, Princess of Wales; Elizabeth II; Margaret Thatcher. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1991.

    Margaret Thatcher's own collection of Christmas cards sent to her by members of the British Royal Family in 1991, including cards from Princess Diana and Prince Charles, the Queen and Prince Philip, and Princess Anne. Margaret Thatcher kept the cards in her personal possessions until her death, whereafter Peter Harrington acquired them directly from... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 123718

  21. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1988.
    DIANA, Princess of Wales; Elizabeth II; Margaret Thatcher. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1988.

    Margaret Thatcher's own collection of Christmas cards sent to her by members of the British Royal Family in 1988, including cards from Princess Diana and Prince Charles, the Queen and Prince Philip, and the Queen Mother. Such cards to a Prime Minister become their property rather than belonging to the government, and as of such Margaret Thatcher kept... Learn More
    £5,500.00

    Stock Code: 123715

  22. Earl Spencer's Tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales.
    DIANA, Princess of Wales - SPENCER, Charles, 9th Earl Spencer. Earl Spencer's Tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales.

    [Althorp : 1997

    First edition, inscribed by Charles Spencer on the title page "to 'Dad' and Sue, Charles Spencer". Privately printed for the Earl, the book reproduces the text of the eulogy he gave for his sister, Princess Diana, at her funeral in Westminster Abbey in 1997.

    Televised across the world, the Earl's speech, where he attacked the media for hounding... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 145707

  23. Typed letter signed to former Labour MP Arthur Lewis, politely declining a request for a meeting.
    THATCHER, Margaret. Typed letter signed to former Labour MP Arthur Lewis, politely declining a request for a meeting.

    28 February 1984

    Margaret Thatcher writes to former Labour MP Arthur Lewis: "Dear Arthur, Thank you for your letter of 24th February. I am sorry to say that my diary is overful with engagements ranging from unavoidable diplomatic meetings with heads of Government, to a great many Parliamentary colleagues who claim my time for constituency and other cases. I really have... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 145687

  24. Typed letter signed to Labour MP Arthur Lewis, responding to a suggestion for chairman of the BBC.
    THATCHER, Margaret. Typed letter signed to Labour MP Arthur Lewis, responding to a suggestion for chairman of the BBC.

    3 March 1983

    Margaret Thatcher writes to then-Labour MP Arthur Lewis: "Thank you for your note of 1 March. Both Willie Whitelaw and I will bear in mind Diana Neave's name when thinking about a successor to George Howard. I am grateful for the suggestion. Yours sincerely Margaret".

    George Howard was the then chairman of the BBC, his term ending that year;... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 145682

  25. Typed letter signed to former Labour MP Arthur Lewis, in response to a suggestion for an appointment.
    THATCHER, Margaret. Typed letter signed to former Labour MP Arthur Lewis, in response to a suggestion for an appointment.

    4 April 1985

    Margaret Thatcher writes to former Labour MP Arthur Lewis: "Dear Arthur, I am writing to thank you for your letter of 28 March. It was good to hear from you. I think that I can identify the person you have in mind and I will of course consider the suggestion very carefully. Yours ever Margaret".

    Lewis (1917-1998) was a Labour MP from 1945 to... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 145685

  26. Typed letter signed to former Labour MP Arthur Lewis, in response to a suggestion to recognize Manny Shinwell's birthday.
    THATCHER, Margaret. Typed letter signed to former Labour MP Arthur Lewis, in response to a suggestion to recognize Manny Shinwell's birthday.

    24 July 1984

    Margaret Thatcher writes to former Labour MP Arthur Lewis: "Dear Arthur, Thank you for your letter of 20th July. What you suggest is a charming and original idea and certainly worth pursuing. We are looking into the possibility of some formal recognition of Manny Shinwell's 100th birthday and will hope to reach a conclusion on the matter in time for... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 145686

  27. Typed letter signed to former Labour MP Arthur Lewis, supporting his decision to abandon the Labour Party.
    THATCHER, Margaret. Typed letter signed to former Labour MP Arthur Lewis, supporting his decision to abandon the Labour Party.

    5 July 1983

    Margaret Thatcher writes to a self-professed victim of radical left-wing politics, the former Labour MP Arthur Lewis, who had been shunted out of parliament by left-wing party members, to encourage his public disavowal of the Labour Party in the most prominent and damaging way possible.

    Lewis (1917-1998) was a Labour MP from 1945 to 1983, a tenure... Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 145681

  28. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1987.
    DIANA, Princess of Wales; Elizabeth II; Margaret Thatcher. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1987.

    Margaret Thatcher's own collection of Christmas cards sent to her by members of the British Royal Family in 1987, including cards from Princess Diana and Prince Charles, the Queen and Prince Philip, and the Queen Mother. Such cards to a Prime Minister become their property rather than belonging to the government, and as of such Margaret Thatcher kept... Learn More
    £5,500.00

    Stock Code: 123714

  29. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1984.
    DIANA, Princess of Wales; Elizabeth II; Margaret Thatcher. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1984.

    Margaret Thatcher's own collection of Christmas cards sent to her by members of the British Royal Family in 1984, including cards from Princess Diana and Prince Charles, the Queen and Prince Philip, and the Queen Mother. Such cards to a Prime Minister become their property rather than belonging to the government, and as of such Margaret Thatcher kept... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 123708

  30. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1992.
    DIANA, Princess of Wales; Elizabeth II; Margaret Thatcher. Christmas cards sent to Margaret Thatcher from the Royal Family, 1992.

    Margaret Thatcher's own collection of Christmas cards sent to her by members of the British Royal Family in 1992, including cards from Princess Diana and Prince Charles, the Queen and Prince Philip, and the Queen Mother. Margaret Thatcher kept the cards in her personal possessions until her death, whereafter Peter Harrington acquired them directly from... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 123722

  31. A Salute to Cooking.
    THATCHER, Margaret - CURRIE, Angela (ed.) A Salute to Cooking.

    London : 2009

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy from Margaret Thatcher to her personal driver Malcolm Taylor, inscribed on the title page: "To Malcolm - Happy Christmas, Margaret Thatcher".

    Taylor served as Thatcher's driver from 1998 to 2010. As with all her staff, he was treated with great kindness by the former Prime Minister; she hosted... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 145479

  32. Statecraft.
    THATCHER, Margaret. Statecraft.

    London : 2002

    Inscribed by Margaret Thatcher to her personal driver Malcolm Taylor on the title page: "To Malcolm Taylor Best Wishes Margaret Thatcher".

    Taylor served as Thatcher's driver from 1998 to 2010. As with all her staff, he was treated with great kindness by the former Prime Minister; she hosted his retirement party in 2010 despite her ill health,... Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 145477

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. The state of the nation; in a series of letters, to his Grace the Duke of Bedford.
    CARTWRIGHT, John. The state of the nation; in a series of letters, to his Grace the Duke of Bedford.

    Harlow : 1805

    First edition, inscribed on the front free endpaper "From the Author"; a crisp, clean copy of this strong critique of the government and its conduct regarding the American War of Independence and the French wars, written by an outspoken advocate of political reform.

    Cartwright attacks the corruption and abuses of government, singling out Pitt,... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 141096

  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 Downing Street Years.
    THATCHER, Margaret. The Downing Street Years.

    London : 1993

    Deluxe edition, signed by the author in blue ink on the title page. The deluxe edition of The Downing Street Years, Thatcher's autobiography of her years as prime minister, was issued concurrently with the trade edition. Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 142539

  38. An Historical and Political Discourse of the Laws and Government of England,
    NELSON, Thomas - BACON, Nathaniel, & John Selden. An Historical and Political Discourse of the Laws and Government of England,

    London : 1760

    The copy of the American Founding Father and signatory of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Nelson Junior (1738-1789), with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper; Nelson later struck through the signature (still wholly legible) and added a presentation note to his son William Nelson (1763-1803), thus reading "Tho.s Nelson jr. To Wm... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 139669

  39. Halfway to Freedom.
    BOURKE-WHITE, Margaret. Halfway to Freedom.

    New York : 1949

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the half-title, "Horace Sutton, Remembering a pleasant evening when I was halfway heard on Halfway to Freedom. Cordially, Margaret Bourke-White"; a particularly attractive provenance as Sutton (1919-1991) was one of the pre-eminent American travel writers of his day, credited... Learn More
    £985.00

    Stock Code: 141291

  40. India and the Awakening East.
    ROOSEVELT, Eleanor. India and the Awakening East.

    New York : 1953

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the half-title, "To dear Joe & Trude, with love, Eleanor Roosevelt". An outstanding provenance: the journalist and political activist Joseph P. Lash (1909-1987) has been described as the First Lady's "spiritually adopted son, confidant and counselor" (cited in American National... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 140640

  41. 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

  42. For the Record.
    CAMERON, David. For the Record.

    London : 2019

    Signed limited edition, one of 500 unnumbered copies signed by David Cameron on the edition page. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 135965

  43. 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

  44. [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

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. America Next.
    MARKHAM, Peter. America Next.

    Indianapolis : 1940

    First edition, first impression, lengthily inscribed on the front free endpaper "To Bonner Villers: - One of the finest friends I have, an officer of great courage who is invaluable to the country at this critical time. Your class mate, Henry Bergman pen name Peter Markham Hotel Mayflower Washington headed: Washington DC Oct 30 1942".

    The author... Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 142677

  48. The Great Universe of Kota.
    CARSTAIRS, G. M. & R. L. Kapur. The Great Universe of Kota.

    London : 1976

    First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author G. M. Carstairs on the front free endpaper: "For Mary, with warm regards, Morris". Learn More
    £85.00

    Stock Code: 142692

  49. 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

  50. Naval Sketches of the War in California.
    ROOSEVELT, Franklin D. Naval Sketches of the War in California.

    New York : 1939

    First edition, first printing, one of 1,000 copies. Presentation copy, inscribed by Roosevelt on title page, "Franklin D. Roosevelt, for Robert M. Morgenthau". Morgenthau (b.1919) is the son of Roosevelt's friend and Secretary of the Treasury during Roosevelt's presidency, Henry Morgenthau, Jr (1891-1967).

    At the time of presentation Robert... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 119149

  51. Let Our Children Grow Tall.
    THATCHER, Margaret. Let Our Children Grow Tall.

    London : 1977

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy from the author to the book's designer Reginald Cline, inscribed on the front free endpaper "To Reginald Cline, with every good wish. Margaret Thatcher". Cline is credited as the book's designer on the copyright page. Let Our Children Grow Tall was Thatcher's first book, gathering her more notable speeches... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 139705

  52. 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

  53. Log of the Cruise of President Franklin D. Roosevelt aboard the Schooner Yacht Sewanna to Maine, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, 14 July 1936 - 28 July 1936.
    ROOSEVELT, Franklin D. Log of the Cruise of President Franklin D. Roosevelt aboard the Schooner Yacht Sewanna to Maine, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, 14 July 1936 - 28 July 1936.

    [Washington : 1937]

    First and only edition. A superb association copy, inscribed by President Roosevelt to his son John A. Roosevelt: "For John A. Roosevelt from his affectionate father Franklin D. Roosevelt".

    John accompanied his father during the presidential trip aboard the schooner, where they fished for tuna and cod. The sojourn was a brief break following... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 129128

  54. 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

  55. 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

  56. 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

  57. Mazzini:
    RUDMAN, Arthur. Mazzini:

    London : 1922

    First edition of this biography of Guiseppe Mazzini, the Italian revolutionary and proponent of Risorgimento. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "With friendly greetings, Arthur Rudman, Sep 1922." Learn More
    £45.00

    Stock Code: 140975

  58. The Audacity of Hope.
    OBAMA, Barack. The Audacity of Hope.

    New York : 2006

    First edition, first printing, boldly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Jason - Barack Obama vote me in '08 instead of Nader!". The recipient was a student at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, who had the book signed while Obama was running for president - Obama's inscription refers to the independent candidate Ralph Nader,... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 134687

  59. The Path to Power.
    THATCHER, Margaret. The Path to Power.

    London : 1995

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the title page "To Woodrow with warm regards and many thanks for all your help Margaret Thatcher". An excellent association copy - the recipient was Woodrow Wyatt (1918-1997), Labour Member of Parliament for most of 1945 to 1970, who switched sides and became Thatcher's... Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 135680

  60. 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

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