Search results for: 'DE QUINCEY, Thomas'
DE QUINCEY, Thomas. The Logic of Political Economy.
Edinburgh & London : 1844First edition. The Logic of Political Economy, De Quincey's exposition of Ricardian economics, is the author's principal economic work. Rearranged from a series of papers by his publisher and discussing the relative influence of utility and scarcity, the former being described as affirmative or power value, the latter as negative or resistance value,... Learn More£8,250.00
Stock Code: 93298
[DE QUINCEY, Thomas.] Confessions of an English Opium-Eater.
London : 1822First edition in book form of the author's iconic first book. First published in the London Magazine, September-October 1821, Confessions was a groundbreaking and influential text, presenting an account of the author's hallucinations, ecstasies, and torments as a result of taking opium. It was the first book in English to deal in detail... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 136014
[DE QUINCEY, Thomas.] Klosterheim: or, The Masque.
1832First edition of De Quincey's only original novel, a Gothic romance set in Swabia during the Thirty Years' War. A precursor of the 20th-century comic book superhero, De Quincey's masked hero lives secretly in the city, emerging in the nick of time to perform incredible deeds on behalf of the oppressed. (As De Quincey was by now constantly in hiding... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 29409
(ARABIAN NIGHTS.) Les mille & une nuits.
Paris : 1881Limited edition, from a stated issue of 10 copies printed on japon (this copy unnumbered); a further 170 copies were issued printed on Holland paper, 20 on China paper, and 20 on Whatman paper. The publishing company Librairie des bibliophiles was founded by Damase Jouast (1834-1893) to publish exceptional editions of the great works of French and world... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 130843