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AGRICULTURE. Agricultural State of the Kingdom, in February, March, and April, 1816;
London : 1816First edition, with the printing split between McMillan and with Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, without known priority of issue. The Board of Agriculture had been founded in 1793 to promote agricultural improvement, and they had published numerous reports on the state of agriculture in various counties. In February 1816 the Board of Agriculture issued... Learn More£325.00
Stock Code: 124796
AGRICULTURE. Reflections on the present High Price of Provisions; and The Complaints and Disturbances arising therefrom.
London : 1766First edition. The harvest of 1766 had been a poor one, leading to a rise in food prices and over 40 riots, by the count of that year's Annual Register. With much debate as to the appropriate response, the author of this anonymous tract argues against any form of price controls and interference with the free market, and criticises those who bow to mob... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 117474
BREAD. Account of the Experiments tried by the Board of Agriculture in the Composition of Various Sorts of Bread.
London : 1795First edition of the full report of the Board of Agriculture, preceded by two shorter reports earlier the same year. The Revolutionary Wars led to a sharp rise in the price of wheat and bread. In response, the Board of Agriculture conducted a study of substitutes for wheat in bread making, with rye, rice, barley, buck-wheat, maize, oats, peas, beans... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 129229
[SMOLLETT, Tobias, trans.] Select Essays on Commerce, Agriculture, Mines, Fisheries, and Other Useful Subjects.
London : 1754First edition of this work, "the first notice in English of the Physiocratic doctrine" (Higgs), which collects more than 30 essays translated by Tobias Smollett from the Journal Œconomique. The Physiocratic doctrine proposes that the wealth of nations is derived solely from the value of agriculture or land-development; fittingly more than half of the... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 104202
DICKSON, Adam. A Treatise of Agriculture.
Edinburgh : 1762First edition. Adam Dickson (1721-1776), a Scottish clergyman, observed that much of the literature on agriculture was based on English farming, and took no account of Scotland's different soil and climate. His Treatise was highly popular with Scottish farmers, going through six editions in the 18th century, with a second volume being added in 1769.... Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 124180
HOWLETT, John. An Enquiry Concerning the Influence of Tithes upon Agriculture,
London : 1801First edition of this essay by the economist John Howlett (1731-1804). "Most of Howlett's writings concentrated on the well-being of the poor, an issue for which he was well equipped as an able statistician and demographer, and inclined to see in a broader compass than many of his contemporaries" (ODNB). Howlett correctly stated the population to be... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 129256
MARSHALL, William. A Review (and complete abstract) of the Reports to the Board of Agriculture; from the Midland Department of England.
York : 1815First edition. The agricultural writer William Marshall (1745-1818) had created and promoted the idea of the Board of Agriculture, but to his great dismay, upon its creation in 1793 the Board was dominated by the friends of Marshall's great rival Arthur Young, with Young himself taking the Secretary position, to Marshall's bitter resentment. Marshall... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 129282
MARSHALL, William. Minutes, Experiments, Observations, and General Remarks, on Agriculture, in the Southern Counties;
London : 1799First edition to include Marshall's survey of the agriculture of the London region, the second edition overall, following the first of the previous year. William Marshall (1845-1818), with Arthur Young the key agricultural writer of the period, published six major studies on the farming practices of different regions of England from 1788 to 1798, with... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 129286
YOUNG, Arthur. On The Advantages Which Have Resulted from the Establishment of the Board of Agriculture:
London : 1809First edition of this printing of Arthur Young's speech defending the establishment and the achievements of the Board of Agriculture. "A new stage in Young's career began in 1793 with the establishment, with government support, of the board of agriculture. The idea for such a board had originated with William Marshall, the distinguished agricultural... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 129280
DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Henri-Louis. Ecole d'agriculture.
Paris : 1759First edition of Duhamel du Monceau's treatise supporting the establishment of schools of agriculture, to promote the development of agricultural science and the enhancement of estate management. Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-1782) became an amateur botanist in his youth, and used his inheritance of a large estate to establish a model farm, where... Learn More£625.00
Stock Code: 123197
ROYAL BATH AND WEST OF ENGLAND SOCIETY. Letters and Papers on Agriculture, Planting, &c.
Bath : 1780First edition of the first significant publication of the Royal Bath and West of England Society, published three years after the society was founded. From the library of natural history collector William Constable (1721-1791), whose Cabinet of Curiosities was donated to Hull City Museums in the 1960s, with his armorial bookplate to the front pastedown.... Learn More£700.00
Stock Code: 114554
ASTOR, Viscount, & Keith A. H. Murray. Land and Life: the Economic National Policy for Agriculture.
London : 1932First edition, first impression.
Provenance: from the publisher's archive of Victor Gollancz (1893-1967), one of the revolutionary figures of 20th-century publishing. Everything about Gollancz was distinctive, from his business practices - he flouted convention, backed newcomers extravagantly, and held unique sway over the Book Society choices... Learn More£50.00
Stock Code: 96190
LOWE, Joseph. The Present State of England in Regard to Agriculture, Trade, and Finance;
London : 1822First edition of this economic survey of Britain, written during the period of increasing prosperity following the Napoleonic Wars, and as the Industrial Revolution was accelerating. The work is also notable for its early advocation of price indexation, with Lowe influenced in this by George Shuckburgh-Evelyn's treatises. Learn More£325.00
Stock Code: 128938
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 : 1777First 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
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 : 1777First edition, in a fine Scott of Edinburgh binding, presentation copy, inscribed from the author on a preliminary blank to William Murray, first earl of Mansfield, whose celebrated library was largely destroyed by fire during the Gordon Riots.
The Scottish agriculturalist and political economist James Anderson (1739-1808) wrote several influential... Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 127839
[QUESNAY, François.] Physiocratie, ou constitution naturelle du gouvernement le plus avantageux au genre humain. Publié par Du Pont, des Sociétés Royales d'Agriculture de Soissons & d'Orléans, & Correspondant de la Société d'Émulation de Londres.
Pékin, and sold in Paris : 1767First edition, the extremely rare first issue with the fictitious Pékin imprint on the title pages of both parts, in the corrected state. Issued thus to avoid French censorship, but in fact printed in Paris, the Pékin issue was printed in very small numbers and swiftly withdrawn because of a reference made by the editor, Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours,... Learn More£110,000.00
Stock Code: 124093
ÉPRÉMESNIL, Jaques Duval d'. Correspondance sur une question politique d'agriculture.
Amsterdam & Paris : 1763First edition of this printed correspondence between Épremesnil and Dupuy d'Emportes of the Academy of Florence, concerning agricultural issues. Épremesnil (1745-1794) later had an important role in pushing for the summoning of the Estates General, before defending the monarchy in the French Revolution, and subsequently being guillotined. The book... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 127720
ÉPRÉMESNIL, Jaques Duval d'. Correspondance sur une question politique d'agriculture.
Amsterdam & Paris : 1763First edition of this printed correspondence between Épremesnil and Dupuy d'Emportes of the Academy of Florence, concerning agricultural issues, in which Éprémesnil stresses the importance of free trade. Épremesnil (1745-1794) later had an important role in pushing for the summoning of the Estates General, before defending the monarchy in the French... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 123202
DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Henri-Louis. Tratado del Cultivo de Las Tierras,
Madrid : 1751First edition in Spanish of the first part of Duhamel du Monceau's treatise on agriculture, which had been published in France in 1750 as Traité de la Culture des Terres; five other parts followed, the last one published in 1760. Quesnay's entry on agriculture, which appeared in the first volume of the Encyclopédie in 1751, was influenced by the work... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 129087
BERTHELOT, Claude-François. Le Mécanique appliquée aux arts, aux manufactures, à l'agriculture et à la guerre;
Paris : 1782First edition. Described on the title as "Ingénieur-Mécanicien du Roi", Berthelot (1718-1800) rose from humble origins to the professorship of mathematics in the Military School in Paris, where in 1763 he invented a famous gun carriage for use in coastal artillery, though the invention was generally credited to Gribeauval who was largely responsible... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 108958
[SWEDISH ROYAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES.] Economiska Annaler, med Kongl. Maj:ts Nådigste Tillstånd utgifna af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Academien.
Stockholm : 1807-1808First edition, all published, of the series of "Economic Annals" of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Sweden. The work, issued in monthly parts, deals with economics in the sense of practical advice and findings applicable in agriculture and business in general. Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 135159
YOUNG, Arthur. The Farmer's Guide in Hiring and Stocking Farms.
London : 1770First edition of agricultural reformer Arthur Young's third work. "Arthur Young, like Jethro Tull, was a great agricultural reformer whose influence reached far beyond his own country. England, however, with its increased acreage of cultivated land resulting from the enclosure system, and the consequent rise of great landowners and farmers in the eighteenth... Learn More£625.00
Stock Code: 123355
YOUNG, Arthur. A Six Months Tour through the North of England.
London : 1770First edition of the great agricultural reformer's survey of the northern counties of England. Young's Tours are "his most valuable publications", and the English Tours in particular contain "the best account of the state of the country, and the condition of the agriculturists, between 1760 and 1780" (McCulloch, p. 214). England "with its increased... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 116726
[YOUNG, Arthur.] A Six Weeks Tour,
London : 1768First edition of Young's second book, following The Farmer's Letters to the People of England (also 1768). "Arthur Young, like Jethro Tull, was a great agricultural reformer whose influence reached far beyond his own country. England, however, with its increased acreage of cultivated land resulting from the enclosure system, and the consequent rise... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 109008
SCHMID, Georg Ludwig. Principes de la Législation Universelle.
Amsterdam : 1776First edition of Schmid's magnum opus. A councillor of the Saxe-Weimar ducal court, Schmid (1720-1805) was in contact with many of the leading philosophes, including Voltaire, Diderot and d'Alembert. His economic writings were heavily influenced by physiocratic ideas, promoting agriculture as the basis of the nation's wealth and criticising luxury. Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 127435
LAURENCE, Edward. The Duty of a Steward to his Lord.
London : 1727First edition. A major work on rural estate management by the Northamptonshire land surveyor Edward Laurence (1634-1739), renowned in his day for his knowledge of agriculture and for the manuscript maps he produced for landowners. The present work proposes modernisation, including cultivating new crops and enclosing small farms into larger farms. Laurence... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 124698
SCHWEINITZ, Hans-Hermann, Graf von. Orientalische Wanderungen. In Turkestan und im Nordöstlichen Persien.
Berlin : 1910First edition. Account of a trip into Central Asia by the German traveller and philanthropist. From Ashgabat von Schweinitz passed through Masshad to Merv and then on the Oxus to Tashkent, Kokand, Samarkand and Bokhara. Ownership stamp of the botanist Gustav Gassner to the upper panel. Gassner was an expert attached to the Turkish Agriculture Ministry... Learn More£425.00
Stock Code: 60525
TSCHUDI, Johann Jakob von. Travels in Peru, during the Years 1838—1842.
London : 1847First edition in English, the year after the original German publication. Swiss naturalist von Tschudi (1818-1889) spent five years in Peru, collecting plants and zoological specimens, studying Incan antiquities and the Quechua Indians, and covering ground "previously untrodden by any European traveller" (translator's preface). There is also much description... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 121241
DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Henri-Louis. A Practical Treatise of Husbandry:
London : 1759First edition in English. The first part of Duhamel du Monceau's treatise was published in France in 1750 as Traité de la culture des terres; five other parts followed, the last one published in 1760. Quesnay's entry on agriculture, which appeared in the first volume of the Encyclopédie in 1751, was influenced by the work of Duhamel du Monceau. The... Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 114569
[PATTULLO, Henry.] Essai sur l'amelioration des terres.
Paris : 1758First edition, scarce, of a highly influential book: "Its influence was to be very great and Pattullo was to be quoted throughout the rest of the century as one of the famous agriculturists of his time, and the founder of a definite agricultural system the Essai is a handbook of English farming for the use of the French" (Andre J. Bourde, The Influence... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 102146
IBN AL-'AWWAM. [Arabic title:] Kitab al-Filahah.
Madrid : 1802First edition. Ibn al-'Awwam (in full, Abu Zakariya Yahya ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn 'Al-Awwam Al-Ishbili) was an Arab agriculturist who flourished at Seville in southern Spain in the later 12th century. His lengthy handbook entitled in Arabic Kitab al-Filahah (Book on Agriculture) is the most comprehensive treatment of the subject in medieval Arabic,... Learn More£10,000.00
Stock Code: 94111
RENARD, Louis. Nova Totius TERRARUM ORBIS TABULA.
1781Lavishly decorated double hemisphere world map, with smaller maps of the poles, above and below centre. These are coloured by region, and show routes of major explorers. California is shown as an island. The hemispheres are surrounded by ornate illustrations showing striking scenes of the heavens, warfare, agriculture, sailing ships and sea-monsters.... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 62831
YOUNG, Arthur. A Six Weeks Tour,
London : 1768First edition of Young's second book, following The Farmer's Letters to the People of England (also 1768). "Arthur Young, like Jethro Tull, was a great agricultural reformer whose influence reached far beyond his own country. England, however, with its increased acreage of cultivated land resulting from the enclosure system, and the consequent rise... Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 129637
KENNEDY, Lewis, & T. B. Grainger. The Present State of the Tenancy of Land in Great Britain:
London : 1828First edition of this survey of British land tenancy, with a general introduction, followed by a county by county survey of the state of agriculture. A second volume on sheep farming followed the next year.
Provenance: The Lawes Agricultural Library, with their stamp to spine and shelfmarks to front endpaper and title page. The library was assembled... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 129251
WEULERSSE, Georges. Le Mouvement Physiocratique.
Paris : 1910First 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
HALE, Thomas. A Compleat Body of Husbandry.
London : 1756First edition, issued in 61 numbers from 28 June 1755 to 21 August 1756. In size and scope perhaps the most ambitious guide to farming of the 18th century, Hale's posthumous book, gathered from his papers, was quickly followed by a Dublin edition the following year and a three-volume second edition the year afterwards. It provides a valuable snapshot... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 125479
OLDEKOP, C. A. W. von. Geographie des Russischen Reichs. Nach den neuesten Quellen bearbeitet.
St. Petersburg : 1842First edition, Saint Petersburg issue (also issued with a Leipzig imprint), of Oldekop's survey of Russia, with information on its geography - its extent, borders, mountains, seas, rivers, canals, plants, minerals and animal life, - with statistical information on its inhabitants, agriculture, industry, trade and manufactures, weights, measures and... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 133446
RENARD, Louis. Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula.
Amsterdam. : 1715A striking and lavishly decorated double hemisphere world map, with smaller maps of the poles, above and below centre. These are coloured by region, and show routes of major explorers. California is shown as an island. The hemispheres are surrounded by ornate illustrations showing striking scenes of the heavens, warfare, agriculture, sailing ships and... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 53006
WHITE, John. A Treatise on the Art of Baking,
Edinburgh : 1828First edition of this comprehensive and wide-ranging study of baking, tying in the history of agriculture, the growing and milling of wheat, the baking of bread, biscuits and pastries, and the current state of baking in Britain. The work is now uncommon, with 8 copies listed by Library Hub in British institutions.
Provenance: The Lawes Agricultural... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 129237
NYASALAND PROTECTORATE, now Malawi. The Handbook of Nyasaland,
Zomba : First edition of this scarce general descriptive and economic guide to the country.WorldCat and Library Hub locate just one copy in institutions worldwide, at the Bibliothek der Humboldt-Universitat.
Established as a British Protectorate in 1907, Nyasaland became an independent African state in 1964 and was renamed Malawi. An asterisked note... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 137103
YULE, George Udny. An Introduction to the Theory of Statistics.
London : 1911First edition of the influential mathematician's work on statistics, the standard textbook for the subject and his most popular work. The book, which was part of Griffin's Scientific Series and by 1932 had run through ten editions, was developed from a series of lectures which Yule delivered as the Newmarch lecturer at University College, London between... Learn More£325.00
Stock Code: 119912
BEZOBRAZOV, Vladimir. [In Cyrillic:] Molodaia Rossiia [Young Russia].
Stuttgart : 1871Sole edition of this notably rare and pseudonymously published book by one of the leading Russian economists of the 19th century. It was published in Stuttgart under the pseudonym "Evropeets European" which allowed Bezobrazov (1828-1889), who was in the civil service, to critique the development of the Russian economy, especially agriculture, a decade... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 127122
WITTGENSTEIN, Karl. Zeitungsartikel und Vorträge.
Vienna : 1913First edition of this series of newspaper articles and lectures from the late 1880s to 1900 by the industrialist and businessman Karl Wittgenstein, one of the wealthiest men in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the leading figure in its iron and steel industry until his withdrawal from business in 1898. The father of the philosopher Ludwig, Karl became... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 140344
GOYON DE LA PLOMBANIE, Henri. La France Agricole et Marchande.
Avignon : 1762First edition of this economic utopia. Published anonymously, as were many of Goyon de la Plombanie's works. Foreshadowing the effects of increased production on society, the results of industrialisation, urban migration and overcrowding, he proposed the use of cartography to document natural borders and indicate ownership and the improvement of road... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 93463
XENOPHON. Xenophons treatise of House holde.
London : 1573Sixth edition in English of Xenophon's Oeconomicus, first published by Thomas Berthelet in 1532, this edition the first to be published by John Allde, at his busy establishment at the Long Shop next to St Mildred Poultry, London. The text is a Socratic dialogue principally about household management and agriculture, one of the earliest works on economics... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 127728
EMERSON, Harrington. The Twelve Principles of Efficiency.
New York : 1912First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author to the refrigeration scientist Mary Engle Pennington: "To Miss M. E. Pennington. 'I learned about - refrigeration - from her.' With the sincere regards of the author, Harrington Emerson, August 28th 1916". Emerson (1853-1931), an influential American business theorist, made significant contributions... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 120873
BENTLEY, Nicolas. "Farmer George".
[c.1960s]A lively caricature of King George III planting a tree, dubbed "Farmer George" for his passionate interest in agriculture.
The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s and 60s. Never savage, though often waspishly accurate and exuding an urbane air of amusement... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 100796
THÜNEN, Johann Heinrich von. Der isolirte Staat in Beziehung auf Landwirtschaft und Nationalökonomie,
Rostock : 1842Scarce second edition, revised and expanded, of the first part of Thünen's (1783-1850) key work. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to his son on verso of front free endpaper: "Seinem lieben Sohn Heinrich zum dauernden Andenken, vom Verfasser, Tellow der 25. Dec. 1842". A pioneering economic study on agriculture, the second edition contains... Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 93435
MARSHALL, William. The Rural Economy of the West of England:
London : 1796First edition. William Marshall (1845-1818), with Arthur Young the key agricultural writer of the period, published six major studies on the farming practices of different regions of England from 1788 to 1798, with this, the penultimate, on the West of England. The series remains an important source for the state of English agriculture in the period.
This... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 129284
WRIGHT, Herbert. Hevea Brasiliensis or Para Rubber.
Colombo : 1905First edition. Uncommon, just 5 locations on Library Hub, WorldCat adds 7 further. This copy inscribed "To I.H. Burkill Esqre. from the Author". Wright was one of the leading authorities on tropical agriculture of his day, described in his Times obituary as "one of the foremost figures in the rubber industry". Educated at the Royal College of Science,... Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 125921
WALTON, Isaak. Walton's Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson.
London : 1858Second issue of this New Edition, first published the previous year, the text largely based on John Major's 1825 edition, with the addition of Dowling's memoir of Walton. William Mansell was successor to the famed James Hayday. Large armorial bookplate of Charles Preston Crewe to the front pastedown. Born in London, Crewe travelled to South Africa in... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 95258
QUESNAY, François - BELLIAL DES VERTUS, le Sieur de (attrib.) Essai sur l'administration des terres.
Paris : 1759First edition of a work which has been attributed to Quesnay since it expresses many Physiocratic beliefs, in particular those relating to agriculture and its importance to the country's economy.
Scholarship, both past and present, remains divided on its authorship. Higgs refused to acknowledge the work to be Quesnay's (he lists it as by le... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 118440
SAY, Louis Auguste. Traité élémentaire de la Richesse individuelle et de la Richesse Publique,
Paris : 1827First edition of this economic study by the Nantes industrialist Louis Auguste Say (1774-1840), the brother of the more famous Jean-Baptiste, yet a significant economist in his own right. The present work is in two parts, the first discussing the moral and political implications of public and private wealth, and the second applying the principle of... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 139991
HENDERSON, George, Capt. An Account of the British Settlement of Honduras;
London : 1809First edition. An extensive record kept by Captain George Henderson (1783-1855) whilst stationed in Honduras with his regiment in 1806. This work offers an extensive insight into the flora and fauna of the region, most often discussed, as was common in travel accounts of at the time, in terms of their uses as food stuffs; for example the "manati", whose... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 118630
FISCHER, Heinrich August. Versuch einer historisch-pragmatischen Beschreibung des alten deutschen Oekonomie, und des, in der Folge der Zeit, daraus erwachsenen deutschen fürstlichen Kammerwesens.
Leipzig : 1755First edition of Fischer's history of the old German economy from the earliest times, and of the recent development of Cameralism, comprising a valuable survey of the historical literature from the 17th century onwards. Including treatises on agriculture, arts and manufactures, as well as law and Fischer gives a 126-page bibliography, two colums per... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 135287
TURGOT, Anne Robert Jacques. Réflexions sur la formation et la distribution des richesses.
[No place] : 1788First edition in book form of Turgot's Réflexions, a milestone in the history of economic thought, which exerted a major influence on Adam Smith, from the library of French economist and follower of Saint Simon, Michel Chevalier. Written in 1766, it first appeared in 1769-70 in the Ephémérides du citoyen.
"The Réflexions is a remarkable... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 142055
LIST, Friedrich. Das nationale System der politischen Oekonomie …
Stuttgart & Tübingen : 1841First edition of List's major work. One of the earliest and most severe critics of the classical school of political economy, List (1789-1846) "denounced Adam Smith and his disciples as the 'cosmopolitan school' and held that universal free trade was an ideal that could be achieved only in the far distant future. For the time being, he argued, each... Learn More£15,750.00
Stock Code: 132364
RICARDO, David. An Essay on The Influence of a low Price of Corn on the Profits of Stock;
London : 1815, 1819, 1822Second, third, and fourth editions respectively of these three works by David Ricardo (first editions published 1815, 1816, and 1822), bound together in a contemporary binding, sympathetically rebacked. "Following his involvement in the bullion controversy, Ricardo's next significant publication was his Essay on the influence of a low price of corn... Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 129283