Search results for: 'TORRENS, Robert'
TORRENS, Robert. The Principles and Practical Operation of Sir Robert Peel's Act of 1844 Explained and Defended: Second Edition.
London : 1857Second, enlarged edition, first published in 1848, of Torrens's defence of Peel's bank charter act, which restricted the powers of British banks and gave exclusive note-issuing powers to the central Bank of England. "It was banking that dominated Torrens's last twenty years. Peel's Bank of England Charter Act 1844 owed much to Torrens's 'currency scheme'... Learn More£1,125.00
Stock Code: 126089
TORRENS, Robert. Letters on Commercial Policy.
London : 1958First edition thus, first impression. This work by political economist Robert Torrens (1780-1864), originally published in 1833, was republished by the London School of Economics as part of their Series of Reprints of Scarce Works on Political Economy. Learn More£70.00
Stock Code: 124644
TORRENS, Robert. Colonization of South Australia.
London : 1835First edition. Robert Torrens (1780-1864), an Irish-born political economist, Member of British Parliament, and newspaper publisher, played a prominent role in the colonization of South Australia.
"Torrens had a significant influence on the theory and practice of colonization. Along with most of the later classical economists he rejected the... Learn More£3,000.00
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TORRENS, Robert. A Paper on the Means of Reducing the Poors Rates,
London : 1817First edition, offprinted from The Pamphleteer, vol. X, 1817. Torrens proposes reforms to the Poor Laws, to the chairman of the committee dedicated to reviewing the Laws, William Sturges Bourne. Learn More£175.00
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TORRENS, Robert. A Letter to the Independent Freemen of the City of Rochester,
London : 1819Second edition (following the first of the same year). "Torrens was politically unorthodox too, as he courted men of all parties to have his economic views pass into public policy. He endorsed Francis Burdett's reform proposals in 1809 and, after failing to win Rochester in June 1818, bore them out in his justificatory Letter to the Freemen" (ODNB).... Learn More£200.00
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(POLITICAL ECONOMY.) An essay on the political economy of nations:
London : 1821First edition of this anonymously authored work, divided into three sections: "the principles of production, revenue, and consumption", "on the commercial intercourse of nations" and "considerations on the past and present state of international commerce". Subjects dealt with include the formation of wealth, the nature of capital, the extent of demand... Learn More£1,750.00
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ROBBINS, Lionel. Robert Torrens and the Evolution of Classical Economics.
London : 1958First edition of "a perfect example of how to survey the collected works of a writer" (The New Palgrave) with a useful bibliographical index. Learn More£275.00
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CROMBIE, Alexander. A Letter to D. Ricardo, Esq.
London : 1817Offprinted from The Pamphleteer, vol. X, 1817; "this is a reprint, with additions, of a pamphlet published in London earlier that year" (Sraffa). Crombie was the dedicatee of Robert Torrens's Essay on Money. "Crombie also contributed articles to the Analytical Review and issued a number of publications addressing themselves to matters of current controversy,... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 140857