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(ECONOMICS AND POLITICS.) Extensive collection of pamphlets relating to economics and politics.
1887-1998A substantial collection of pamphlets on economic and political issues, generally in very good condition, and overwhelmingly first editions. Spanning over a century in total, the collection is particularly strong in the mid-20th century period and in socialist pamphleteering; it particularly illustrates the writings of Maurice Dobb and the debate over... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 140931
(ECONOMICS.) HUTT, Allen. This Final Crisis.
London : 1935First edition, first impression. Allen Hutt (1901-1973) journalist and political activist. "After a spell at the International Lenin School and two years as chief sub-editor at the newly launched Daily Worker (1930-32), Hutt produced a series of books on British working-class politics, most of them developing historical narratives which seemingly culminated... Learn More£85.00
Stock Code: 96264
SIDGWICK, Henry. The Scope and Method of Economic Science. An Address delivered to the Economic Science and Statistics Section of the British Association at Aberdeen 10 September, 1885.
London : 1885First edition, very scarce. "This British Association address argues that abstract reasoning can never be 'a substitute for an accurate and thorough investigation of facts', and discusses at length the relations between economics and politics." (Batson).
"His texts were generally distinguished more by the careful clarity of his exposition and the... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 135844
MORTIMER, Thomas. The Elements of Commerce, Politics and Finances,
London : 1772First Edition of Mortimer's most important work. Thomas Mortimer (1730-1810) was a major English mercantilist, one of the earliest experts on the operation of the stock exchange established in the coffee-house of London's Change Alley, having lost "a genteel fortune" himself in speculating there. His earlier work, Every Man His Own Broker (1761... Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 137691
HUXLEY, Elspeth. White Man's Country: Lord Delamere and The Making of Kenya.
London : 1935First edition, first impression; copies in the dust jackets are difficult to find. "The work became the standard history of European settlement in Kenya, but having described the settlers' views, Huxley was eager to learn more of the African reaction to the invasion. She and her mother spent some weeks in a Kikuyu reserve, and she also attended a course... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 141878
GRAHAM, James. Corn and Currency; in an Address to the Land Owners.
London : 1826First edition. James Graham (1792-1861) inherited his father's neglected 25,000-acre Netherby estate in 1824, and spent huge sums improving it. "In the 1820s Graham was frequently pessimistic about the estate's survival, and sometimes considered selling. In consequence, he became extremely critical of the government's economic policy, particularly the... Learn More£5,500.00
Stock Code: 129019
(KENNEDY, John F.) The David Powers collection of John F. Kennedy's speeches and manuscripts.
c.1945-63The David Powers collection of John F. Kennedy's speeches and manuscripts spans the statesman's political career up to the presidency, from his first primary race in the 11th District in 1946 to the eve of nomination as president in the summer of 1960, encompassing three Congressional campaigns, two runs for the Senate, and a bid for the vice presidency.
David... Learn More£375,000.00
Stock Code: 120955
PARETO, Vilfredo. Manuale di economia politica con una introduzione alla scienza sociale.
Milan : 1906First edition of Pareto's masterpiece, one of the most important contributions to economics in the 20th century, published as volume 13 of the series Piccola Biblioteca Scientifica. It is in the Manuale di Economia Politica that Pareto's changed position in regard to economic theory and politics is most completely stated. The Manuale "is better conceived... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 125201
MILGATE, Murray, & Shannon C. Stimson. Ricardian Politics.
Princeton, NJ : 1991First edition, first printing. Murray Milgate (b.1950) is an Australian-born economist and co-editor of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics (1987); Shannon C. Stimson (b.1951) is an American political theorist, philosopher and historian of ideas. She has been Professor of Political Science at University of California, Berkeley since 1991. Learn More£25.00
Stock Code: 124346
COMMONS, John R. Proportional Representation.
New York : 1896Scarce first edition, published as volume VIII of Crowell's Library of Economics and Politics, edited by Richard T. Ely. One of the founders of the Institutional School of economics, Commons (1862-1945) was both a theorist and a successful maker of economic policy, as well as an important historian of industrial society and labour movements. He was... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 101294
JEVONS, W. Stanley. Methods of Social Reform
London : 1883First edition of this posthumously published collection of papers on questions of reform, including politics and economics, libraries and museums, working women, school examinations, animal cruelty, the post office, alcohol taxes, and the railways. Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 141888
CONDORCET, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de. Vie de M. Turgot.
London [i.e France] : 1786One of four editions of Condorcet's life of Turgot printed in 1786, this being Gerits's edition C. All four editions have London imprints but the latter three were printed in France. Condorcet was a strong supporter of Turgot, who had attempted to implement physiocratic ideas as the French finance minister from 1774 to 1776. His biography seeks to vindicate... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 124115
SIDGWICK, Henry. Elements of Politics.
London : 1891First edition, with an autograph postcard from Sidgwick to the Scottish physician Donald MacAlister laid in, postmarked from the year of publication, 15 August 1891, and sent from Zermatt. Mailed to MacAlister at his St John's College, Cambridge address, Sidgwick writes: "It was stupid of me to omit to say that I should be in Switzerland at the launch-time:... Learn More£425.00
Stock Code: 123669
COOPER, Thomas. Lectures on the Elements of Political Economy.
Columbia, SC : 1826First edition. An English-born reformist, Thomas Cooper (1759-1839) joined South Carolina College in Columbia in 1819 as professor of chemistry before becoming president of the college in 1820. He wrote on a wide variety of topics including politics, metaphysics, religion, science, economics, and the law. The present work was "an influential textbook... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 125022
SIDGWICK, Henry. The Principles of Political Economy.
London : 1883First edition, along with The Elements of Politics (1891), one of two works representing "Sidgwick's attempt to bring professorial rigour and detachment to bear upon the major questions of policy and legislation. The Principles of Political Economy (1883) was an intellectually conservative work in two ways: first, its analytical or deductive method... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 108268
CONDORCET, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de. Vie de Monsieur Turgot.
London : 1786The true first edition of Condorcet's life of Turgot, Gertis's edition A, the first of four editions published with a London imprint in 1786. Condorcet was a strong supporter of Turgot, who had attempted to implement physiocratic ideas as the French finance minister from 1774 to 1776. His biography seeks to vindicate Turgot's thought and work, and is... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 127444
WYSE, Sir Thomas. An Excursion in the Peloponnesus in the Year 1858.
London : 1865First edition. Wyse was appointed minister-plenipotentiary to Greece in 1849, at the time of his arrival in Athens Greek politics "were complicated and divisive. Each of the three protecting powers that had guaranteed Greek independenceBritain, France, and Russiawishing to advance its interests in the region, became entangled in factional politics"... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 71507
NICOL, D. S. H. W. The Biological Activity of Insulin Peptides.
Cambridge : 1958The doctoral dissertation of the eminent physician, polymath, and UN delegate Davidson Nicol. Inscribed from the author to his Cambridge mentor Frederick Sanger on the front free endpaper, "To Fred Sanger, with many thanks for your help and inspiration over this work, from, Davidson Nicol. Return address: University College of Sierra Leone, Freetown".... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 114809
FINLAY, George. A History of Greece from its Conquest by the Romans to the Present Time B.C. 146 to A.D. 1864.
Oxford : 1877Publication originally began in 1844, this is "a new edition, revised throughout, and in part re-written, with considerable additions by the author". A history of the Greeks by a prominent British philhellene. While at university in Göttingen Finlay (1799-1875) came into contact with enthusiasts for the movement to liberate Greece from Ottoman rule,... Learn More£625.00
Stock Code: 135051
MONCADA, Sancho de. Restauracion politica de España, primera parte, de eos publicos Al rey Don Filipe Tercero nuestro señor.
Madrid : 1619Very rare first edition; each discourse with a special title-page and continuous pagination and signatures, except for the seventh (in two parts) and eighth which have separate pagination and signatures. Moncada's importance as a political economist was assured by this work, which was probably presented to Philip III in 1618. In it, Moncada, who was... Learn More£35,000.00
Stock Code: 111853