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JEVONS, William Stanley. Notice of a General Mathematical Theory of Political Economy.
London : 1863First edition of the complete volume of reports of the 32nd annual meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, over 750 pages long, including - in the section on Statistical Science - Jevons's two-page 'Notice of a General Mathematical Theory of Political Economy' (pp. 158-9).
A month prior to the 32nd meeting Jevons expressed... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 123182
JEVONS, William Stanley - INOUE, Takutoshi. W. Stanley Jevons. Selected Works in Variorum Editions.
Tokyo and London : 2018First variorum edition of Jevons's The Coal Question and The Theory of Political Economy, with editorial introduction, notes and appendices by the leading Jevons scholar Takutoshi Inoue. Learn More£625.00
Stock Code: 131387
JEVONS, William Stanley (witness). Report from the Royal Commission on International Coinage; Together with the Minutes of Evidence and Appendix.
London : 1868First edition of this important report. The International Monetary Conference held in Paris in 1867 recommended the establishment of an international coinage system. "This recommendation led to the appointment of a Royal Commission" (Fetter & Gregory, p. 44). Jevons gave lengthy evidence (pages 95-103), and together with Walter Bagehot strongly advocated... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 116221
JEVONS, William Stanley. The Substitution of Similars, The True Principle of Reasoning, Derived from a Modification of Aristotle's Dictum.
London : 1869First edition of the economist, logician, and philosopher's most popular and accessible work. "At the end of 1866 Jevons had begun 'thinking about logic again seriously' and considered grafting some developments on to the modified version of Boole's system that he had published in 1863. In the next two months the idea that 'the great and universal principle... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 122828
JEVONS, William Stanley. The State in Relation to Labour.
London : 1882First edition of Jevons's final book. An attempt to analyse "the actions of the legislature, and the state of public opinion with reference to the conflict of labour and capital and the regulation of industry" (from the preface), Jevons upholds laissez-faire principles, while displaying "his continuing adherence to Benthamite utilitarianism as a touchstone... Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 136408
STANLEY JEVONS, Herbert. British Coal Trade.
London : 1915First edition, first impression, retaining the rare dust jacket, of Jevons's monumental study of the British coal trade, in effect a follow up to the influential Coal Question (1865) of his father, William Stanley Jevons. Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 142655
KEYNES, John Maynard. Essays in Biography.
London : 1951Expanded edition, with three new essays, on Isaac Newton, William Stanley Jevons, and Mary Paley Marshall. First published in March 1933, with a second impression in May 1933, this marked the third printing overall. Keynes's collection gives biographical sketches of various economists and politicians, including Winston Churchill, Alfred Marshall, and... Learn More£100.00
Stock Code: 140126