Search results for: 'READ, Samuel.'
READ, Samuel. Political Economy. An Inquiry into the Natural Grounds of Right to Vendible Property or Wealth.
Edinburgh : 1829First edition of the anti-Ricardian economist's major work. Uncommon: the title is recorded as having appeared just four times at auction in the past 50 years - one in cloth similarly rebacked, another in contemporary half calf rebacked and recornered, and two in original boards.
Read (fl. 1816-29), of whom very little is known, was a great admirer... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 126586
BAILEY, Samuel. Questions in political economy, Politics, Morals, Metaphysics, Polite Literature, and other branches of knowledge;
London : 1823First edition. Bailey (17911870) was the author of one of the most important treatises on the theory of value in the Ricardian period, A Critical Dissertation on the Nature, Measures, and Causes of Value (1825), acknowledged by Torrens in that economists' shrine, the Political Economy Club, as having settled the question of value against Ricardo (see... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 148504
BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson,
London : 1791First edition. "Boswell's Life of Johnson remains the most famous biography in any language, one of Western literature's most germinal achievements: unprecedented in its time in its depth of research and its extensive use of private correspondence and recorded conversation, it sought to dramatize its subject in his authorial greatness and formidable... Learn More£35,000.00
Stock Code: 122700
MOORE, Charles. A Full Inquiry into the Subject of Suicide.
London : 1790First edition, written to combat Hume's Essay on Suicide (1783) and "one of the fullest surveys of philosophical and religious thought up to that time" (Encyclopedia of philosophy); "the most extensive treatise on the 'natural, social, moral, and religious' aspects of suicide the risk of which the psychiatrist must continually bear in mind. From it... Learn More£4,750.00
Stock Code: 88469
NAVAL. The Tenth Report of the Commissioners of Naval Enquiry.
[London] : 1805First edition of the report produced by the commission of inquiry appointed in 1802 to review the financial management of the Admiralty, of which Dundas had been treasurer between 1782 and 1800, and which, on the initiative of Samuel Whitbread, resulted in Dundas's impeachment in 1806 for the misappropriation of public money.
Henry Dundas, first... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 133498