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JACQUEMONT, Victor. Correspondance de Victor Jacquemont avec sa famille et plusieurs de ses amis, pendant son voyage dans l'Inde (1828-1832).
Paris : 1833First edition. Jacquemont travelled to India in 1828 as a plant-collector on behalf of the Jardin de Plantes, he visited Amber in Rajputana, met with the Ranjit Singh at his capital of Lahore, and visited the kingdom of Ladakh in the Himalayas, "travelling for three and a half years he encountered difficulties and privations in his arduous labours,... Learn More£450.00
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[EARTHQUAKES.] ODRIOZOLA, Manuel de. Terremotos.
Lima : 1863First edition and only edition of this history of Lima's seismic activity since the colonial era, and its effect upon the development of Peru's coastal capital, in order to establish patterns and better predict future events.
Manuel de Odriozola (1804-1889) was a Peruvian Colonel of cavalry and leading figure of the Independance of Peru, the director... Learn More£1,500.00
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MARX, Karl. Le Capital.
Paris : [1872-5]First edition in French of the first volume of Das Kapital, the definitive text as authorized by Karl Marx, this being the first issue with Lachâtre's imprint. The book was published in parts from August 1872 to November 1875, here bound on completion. The first volume of Das Kapital was originally published in German in 1867. This French edition was... Learn More£5,750.00
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HICKS, John. Capital and Growth.
Oxford : 1965First edition, first impression of Hicks's inquiry into growth theory which develops the methods set forth in his previous writings on the subject. It is the second of his three major works on capital, the first being Value and Capital (1939), the third Capital and Time (1973). Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 129195
HICKS, John. Capital and Growth.
Oxford : 1965First edition, first impression, of Hicks's inquiry into growth theory which develops the methods set forth in his previous writings on the subject. It is the second of his three major works on capital, the first being Value and Capital (1939), the third Capital and Time (1973). Learn More£350.00
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HICKS, John R. Value and Capital.
Oxford : 1939First edition, first impression, of the author's most significant book. Hicks was an eminent 20th-century economist known for presenting his ideas in book form rather than in monographs. He was an "economist's economist" (OED) and, though obscure to the public eye, he introduced many concepts that are still significant in economic theory. Value and... Learn More£2,750.00
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MARX, Karl. El Capital.
Madrid : 1886[-7]Exceptionally rare first edition in Spanish, an abridged translation of volume one of Marx's Das Kapital (Capital). Its scarcity is explained by the brittle, poor quality of the paper stockthe same used for printing Zafrilla's newspaperand its very small print run, thought to number no more than a thousand copies in total.
Pablo Correa y Zafrilla... Learn More£125,000.00
Stock Code: 130328
HAYEK, Friedrich August von. The Pure Theory of Capital.
Chicago : 1950Second American edition, first printing, following the first of 1941. The Pure Theory of Capital showed "the very complex nature of capital and its importance in economic booms and slumps, and stands as a classic in the field" (Butler). Hayek "provides lucid expositions of his notions of 'inter-temporal equilbrium', the 'physical productivity of investment',... Learn More£200.00
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WICKSELL, Knut. Value Capital and Rent.
London : 1954First English language edition of Wicksell's first book, originally published in German in 1893. "In Value, Capital, and Rent he performed a remarkable labour of synthesis. He adopted the marginal utility marginal productivity theory of value of Jevons, Menger and Marshall, added it to the Böhm Bawerk analysis of capital, and fused the result in a... Learn More£125.00
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KELLOGG, Edward. Labor and Other Capital:
New York : 1849First edition in book form. The work first received publication as a short pamphlet entitled "Currency; The Evil and the Remedy" in around 1843 before being adapted into a book and retitled. Kellogg believed that "commercial disturbances and economic evils in general were due to a lack of credit facilities. He consequently proposed a national currency... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 124816
PIGOU, Arthur Cecil. A Capital Levy and a Levy on War Wealth.
London : 1920First edition, first impression, of Pigou's treatise on the question of a levy on capital and war profits, published as part of the series The World of To-day, under the general editorship of Victor Gollancz. Learn More£95.00
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(MARX, Karl.) PARETO, Vilfredo. Le Capital. Extraits faits par M. Paul Lafargue.
Paris : 1893First edition of this selection from Marx's Capital, published in the series Petite bibliothèque économique française et étrangère, the product of a surprising collaboration. Lafargue, a founder of the French socialist party and later Marx's son-in-law, of all the French Marxist writers closest to German orthodoxy, made the selection of the extracts.... Learn More£1,500.00
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MAITLAND, James, eighth Earl of Lauderdale. Recherches sur la nature et l'origine de la richesse publique,
Paris : 1808First edition in French, published four years after the first edition in English. Lauderdale "has been hailed as a forerunner of Keynes, in as much as he argued that over-saving was a distinct possibility and that public spending was required to offset private thrift if stagnation was to be asserted" (Blaug). In the present work Lauderdale questioned... Learn More£575.00
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MONTAGU, Basil. Some Inquiries respecting the Punishment of Death
London : 1818First edition. In 1809 Basil Montagu (1770-1851), author and legal reformer, "along with the Quaker philanthropist William Allen and others... formed the Society for the Diffusion of Knowledge upon the Punishment of Death and the Improvement of Prison Discipline (re-established in 1829 as the Society for the Diffusion of Information on the Subject of... Learn More£75.00
Stock Code: 115242
STOW, John. QUEEN HITH Ward and VINTRY Ward. with their Division into Parishes taken from the last Survey
1755John Stow's, A Survey of London, was first published in 1598, with a second edition following in 1603. Stow's most famous work, it is an evocative 'perambulation' of the streets of the Tudor capital, which forms the main framework of the book.
The huge growth of the metropolis, the devastation wrought by the Great Fire of 1666 and the subsequent... Learn More£165.00
Stock Code: 56129
MARX, Karl. Il Capitale di Carlo Marx brevemente compendiato da Carlo Cafiero.
Milan : 1879First edition, extremely scarce, of Cafiero's abridgment of Marx's Das Kapital, the first appearance of the work in Italian. This was one of the earliest abridgements of Das Kapital, and was much admired by Marx.
Carlo Cafiero (1846-1892), an Italian socialist, met Marx and Engels in London in 1870 and was recruited to their cause. He returned to... Learn More£22,500.00
Stock Code: 128758
BONNET, Victor. Questions économiques et financières à propos des crises.
Paris : 1859First edition of the financial publicist and editor's work on the role of currency reform in economic crises. Bonnet (1814-1889) "became a counsellor of state and a member of the Institute. He wrote in the Revue des Deux Mondes from 1860 to 1884, in favour of the monopoly of a bank of circulation, a single standard (gold), indirect taxation, and a reduction... Learn More£750.00
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LENIN, Nikolai, pseud. (i.e. Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov.) [In Cyrillic:] Razvitie kapitalizma v Rossii (The Development of Capitalism in Russia).
St Petersburg : 1899First edition of Lenin's most important and substantial work, his only genuine contribution to economics, in the original Russian language. "The Development of Capitalism in Russia is an example of Lenin's acute observation of all facets of the Russian economy. Its detailed documentation of the peculiarities of Russian capitalism - peculiarities stemming... Learn More£5,750.00
Stock Code: 121610
FINLAY, George. A History of Greece from its Conquest by the Romans to the Present Time B.C. 146 to A.D. 1864.
Oxford : 1877Publication originally began in 1844, this is "a new edition, revised throughout, and in part re-written, with considerable additions by the author". A history of the Greeks by a prominent British philhellene. While at university in Göttingen Finlay (1799-1875) came into contact with enthusiasts for the movement to liberate Greece from Ottoman rule,... Learn More£625.00
Stock Code: 135051
PLAYFAIR, William. An Inquiry into the permanent Causes of the Decline and Fall of Powerful and Wealthy Nations, illustrated by four engraved Charts...
London : 1805First edition of this important work and a remarkable attempt to present a general and comparative theory of the rise and fall of nations, and thus extract lessons from the downfall of the great empires of history and in so doing "find the means by which prosperity may be lengthened out, and the period of humiliation procrastinated to a distant day"... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 93567
WALRAS, Leon. [A single volume containing 10 titles demonstrating Walras's developing theories of economic equilibrium.]
Various places : 1874-91A substantial pamphlet volume, including the first edition of Théorie de la monnaie and the first separate editions of his articles on bimetallism and price variation, from the years of his "second phase of theoretical activity, his period of high creativity and maximum theoretical prolificacy" (Walker, p. 9), when he was in the process of developing... Learn More£27,500.00
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COLE, G. D. H. (ed.) Studies in Capital & Investment.
London : 1935First edition, first impression. "Cole became a leading light in a variety of organizations designed to prompt a radical renewal in Labour thinking, including the Society for Socialist Inquiry and Propaganda (SSIP), founded in 1930, the New Fabian Research Bureau (1931), and the Socialist League (1932)" (ODNB). The Introduction is by Christopher,... Learn More£50.00
Stock Code: 96225
(CRIME AND PUNISHMENT.) CALVERT, E. Roy. The Death Penalty Enquiry.
London : 1931First edition in wrappers, first impression. Among their other recommendations, the Committee advocated that capital punishment be suspended for a experimental period of five years, though this was not enacted until 1938. From the publisher's archive. Learn More£25.00
Stock Code: 95087
(CRIME AND PUNISHMENT.) CALVERT, E. Roy. The Death Penalty Enquiry.
London : 1931First edition, first impression. Among their other recommendations, the Committee advocated that capital punishment be suspended for a experimental period of five years, though this was not enacted until 1938. From the publisher's archive with their stamp to the front panel of the jacket. Learn More£75.00
Stock Code: 95094
(CRIME AND PUNISHMENT.) CALVERT, E. Roy. The Death Penalty Enquiry.
London : 1931First edition, first impression. Among their other recommendations, the Committee advocated that capital punishment be suspended for a experimental period of five years, though this was not enacted until 1938. From the publisher's archive with their stamp to the title page. Learn More£75.00
Stock Code: 95088
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
AFTALION, Albert. Les Crises périodiques de surproduction.
Paris : 1913First edition of the author's best-known work, one of the earliest statements of the acceleration principle - "an important concept which has been used successfully in explaining investment behaviour as well as cyclical behaviour in a capitalist economy. It will continue to play an important role in macroeconomic models as well as in models of business... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 137739
PROUDHON, Pierre-Joseph. Système des Contradictions Économiques, ou Philosophie de la Misère.
Paris : 1846First edition of Proudhon's magnum opus, his analysis of what he saw to be the economic contradictions of 19th-century capitalism, which he felt would lead in time to an anarchist society. Proudhon sent a copy of the book to Karl Marx, then his friend, for review. Marx read it in two days, and was infuriated. "He therefore determined to destroy it,... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 129329
BÖHM-BAWERK, Eugen von. Geschichte und Kritik der Kapitalzins-Theorien.
Jena : 1921Fourth edition, from the text of the best edition, the revised third. Geschichte und Kritik der Kapitalzins-Theorien was the first part of Böhm-Bawerk's extended opus magnus Capital and Interest, which is "an exhaustive survey of the alternative treatments of the phenomenon of interest: use theories, productivity theories, abstinence theories, and... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 83444
CHERBULIEZ, Antoine Elisée. Riche ou pauvre. Exposition succincte des causes et des effets de la distribution actuelle des richesses sociales.
Paris & Geneva : 1840First edition of a work to which Karl Marx devoted an entire chapter in his Theorien über den Mehrwert (Theories of surplus value), writing that this book, together with George Ramsay's Essay on the distribution of wealth, is the only one to have made the distinction (of great importance to Marx) between "constant" and "variable" capital (i.e. wage... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 105364
KURZ, Heinz D. (ed.) Critical Essays on Piero Sraffa's Legacy in Economics.
Cambridge : 2000First edition, first impression. A collection of critical essays. "The topics covered explore Sraffa's interpretation of the classical economists; his theory of value and distribution; his critique of partial and general neoclassical eqquilibrium theory; his focus on the problem of capital; and his critique of Hayek's monetary overinvestment theory... Learn More£35.00
Stock Code: 89941
ALLAIS, Maurice. Économie & Intérêt;
Paris : 1947First edition. Économie et Intérêt is Allais's second major publication, a massive work on capital and interest which has formed the basis for the so-called "golden rule of accumulation". This states that to maximise real income, the optimum rate of interest should equal the growth rate of the economy. Allais did not publish in English until late... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 96946
ALLAIS, Maurice. Économie & Intérêt;
Paris : 1947First edition. Economie et Intérêt is Allais's second major publication, a massive work on capital and interest which has formed the basis for the so-called "golden rule of accumulation". This states that to maximise real income, the optimum rate of interest should equal the growth rate of the economy. Allais did not publish in English until late... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 126465
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
STOW, John. PORTSOKEN WARD with its Divisions into Parishes According to a new Survey
1755John Stow's Survey of London was first published in 1598, with a second edition following in 1603. Stow's most famous work, it is an evocative perambulation of the streets of the Tudor capital. The huge growth of the metropolis, the devastation wrought by the Great Fire of 1666 and the subsequent rebuilding of the City made an updating of the Survey... Learn More£110.00
Stock Code: 56126
HAWTREY, Ralph George. A Century of Bank Rate.
London : 1938First edition, first impression. Ralph George Hawtrey (1879-1975) was a British economist, close friend of Keynes, and a fellow member of the Cambridge Apostles, the University's intellectual secret society. However, from the latter 1920s Keynes and Hawtrey differed greatly on the bank rate, "Hawtrey holding that changes in bank rate operated through... Learn More£50.00
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[ANONYMOUS.] 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
Stock Code: 127180
ISNARD, Achylle Nicolas. Traité des richesses,
London & Lausanne : 1781First edition, "extremely rare" (The New Palgrave), of "one of the most important contributions in the history of the development of mathematical economics" (Theocharis, Early Developments in Mathematical Economics, p. 62). "His book is remarkable for its mathematical treatment of production, capital, money and the theory of exchange" (Blaug). Although... Learn More£11,250.00
Stock Code: 100452
SCHUMPETER, Joseph Alois. Theorie der wirtschaftlichen Entwicklung.
Leipzig : 1912First edition, scarce, of the first statement of what was to become known as the "Schumpeterian system". In this work Schumpeter "replaced Marx's greedy, bloodsucking capitalist by the dynamic innovating entrepreneur as the linchpin of the capitalist system, responsible not just for technical progress but the very existence of a positive rate of profit... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 109215
RAE, John. Statement of some new Principles on the Subject of Political Economy exposing the Fallacies of the System of Free Trade, and of some other Doctrines maintained in the "Wealth of Nations."
Boston : 1834First edition, scarce and often overlooked, of "one of the highlights of classical economic theory" (K. H. Hennings in The New Palgrave). A native of Scotland, Rae (1796-1872) emigrated to Canada, and thence to America, where this, his only publication, was written. Originally intended as an appendix to a larger work on the Natural History and Statistics... Learn More£10,000.00
Stock Code: 107939
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
LAUNHARDT, Wilhelm. Die Steigungsverhältnisse der Strassen. Separat-Abdruck aus der Zeitschrift des Architekten- und Ingenieur-Vereins zu Hannover, Band XXVI. Heft 3.
Hannover : 1880-1887Presentation copies, inscribed to Professor Fischer by the author, the first work additionally with the ownership of Erich Schneider to the title. Like Dupuit, Launhardt began his professional life as a civil engineer, working for the public road administration. A professor of roads, railways and bridges at the Technische Hochschule (now the University)... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 93895
ROBINSON, Joan. Economics is a Serious Subject.
Cambridge : 1932First edition, genuinely rare, of Robinson's first separately published work, her "stunningly ambitious" methodological pamphlet produced, as she described it, in "a trance (it was almost automatic-writing)" (Aslanbeigui & Oakes, pp. 41, 49). It was preceded only by her review of Henry Clay's The Problem of Industrial Relations in the Political... Learn More£1,250.00
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SCAIFE, Alan & Sarah. Arabian Interlude.
Pittsburgh, PA : 1951First and only edition, rare: two copies only traced in libraries (Pittsburgh and Utah). The Scaifes travelled to Yemen in February 1950 at the invitation of maverick archaeologist Wendell Phillips, who was leading "the first American archaeological team to excavate the major ancient cities along the spice routes of South Arabia" (Potts, ed. Araby the... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 117863
REGNAULT, Jules. Calcul des chances et philosophie de la Bourse.
Paris : 1863First edition, extremely rare, of a neglected work of pioneering econometric analysis which anticipates the work of Louis Bachelier and Emile Cheysson.
"In the second half of the nineteenth century, popular investment literature flourished on both sides of the Atlantic. Consisting of advice manuals, stock exchange descriptions and financial periodicals,... Learn More£13,750.00
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(SOUTH SEA COMPANY.) Collection of British Parliamentary Acts relating to the South Sea Company.
1711-1751A substantial collection of parliamentary acts relating to the formation, regulation, and eventual collapse of the South Sea Company, as well as the parliamentary repercussions against those responsible and attempts to ameliorate the effects. Such substantial collections of South Sea material are uncommon in commerce, and moreover some of the individual... Learn More£6,500.00
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(RUSSIA, THE VOLGA, & THE CASPIAN.) Album of fourteen original watercolours taken on a trip from the Baltic to Russia and Persia.
1869A excellent group of very well-executed, high quality amateur watercolour views by a mid-nineteenth-century English traveller to Russia, including an unusual series of views of the Volga cities - Nizhny Novgorod, Simbirsk, Samara and "Ouswan opposite Kazan on Volga" - Verkhny Uslon village, located directly opposite Kazan on banks of the river. Other... Learn More£4,500.00
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McCULLOCH, John Ramsay. The Principles of Political Economy:
Edinburgh : 1825First edition of the author's first major work, expanded from his contribution to the 1824 edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, "the first substantive text on political economy to appear in the encyclopaedia" (ODNB). David Ricardo, with whom McCulloch corresponded since he started taking an interest in political economy as a young man, described... Learn More£475.00
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MARX, Karl. Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie.
Hamburg : 1885First edition of the second volume of Das Kapital, edited from Marx's manuscripts by Friedrich Engels. "Marx himself modestly described Das Kapital as a continuation of his Zur Kritik de politischen Oekonomie, 1859. It was in fact the summation of his quarter of a century's economic studies, mostly in the Reading Room of the British Museum. The Athenaeum... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 111888
THOMPSON, A. Beeby. The Oil Fields of Russia and the Russian Petroleum Industry:
London : 1904First edition of this handsomely produced and important study by Arthur Beeby Thompson (1873-1968), who has been described as the "Father of the Oil Industry" (John Schmidt, Growing up in the Oil Patch, 1989, p. 127). His involvement with various oil projects went hand-in-hand with important hydrogeological work in Gibraltar, Canada and on the Gold... Learn More£2,000.00
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(SCOTLAND: PARLIAMENT.) An Act of the Parliament of Scotland for Erecting an East-India Company in that Kingdom.
[London] : 1695First London edition of this important act "for a Company trading to Africa and the Indies", the document creating the Company of Scotland, later to become the Darien Company. "The originator of this disastrous enterprise was William Paterson, the founder of the Bank of England... Without divulging the details of his scheme, he succeeded in exciting... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 109293
ZENNARO, Silvio. Coup d'œil sur les incendies de Constantinople.
Constantinople : 1871First and only edition, presentation copy of this extremely rare pamphlet written in response to the 1870 Pera fire (the "Harik-i kabir"), inscribed by the author "A Mr. le Profr. Marzolo, hommage" on the front wrapper. This must be Francesco Marzolo (1818-1880), who taught medicine at the University of Padua, rather than his more famous brother, Paolo,... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 120555
POLUPANOV, Stefan Nikolaevich. Arkhitekturnie pamiatniki Samarkanda [i.e. The Architectural Monuments of Samarkand]
Moscow : 1948First edition. "Official" study of the ancient mosques of Samarkand, suggestive of then current developments in Soviet architectural doctrine. The author Stefan Polupanov (1904-1957) was a leading Tashkent-based architect; "A graduate of the Kharkov Artistic-Construction Institute, Polupanov enjoyed a long career in Tashkent city planning " (Stronski,... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 133933
HAWKINS, Joseph. A History of a Voyage to the Coast of Africa,
1797Second edition, same year as the first. Complete with the frontispiece showing "the Author relating the History of his Travels," which is often lacking. Recommendations from Benjamin Rush ("I feel myself indebted to you ") and Dr. Felix Pascalis-Ouvrière, vice-president of the Chemical Society of Philadelphia, and president of the Philadelphia College... Learn More£1,650.00
Stock Code: 68972
LAL, Mohan. Life of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan of Kabul:
London : 1846First edition of perhaps the key source for political and diplomatic background to the first Afghan War. Mohan Lal was "Bokhara" Burnes's most important intelligence operative, travelling extensively in Persia and Afghanistan and running a string of agents for the British. In 1841, as the situation in Kabul became critical, Lal tried to warn Burnes... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 71629
(RUSSIA; Moscow.) A'lbom zdaniy, prinadlezhavschih Moskovskomy gorodskomu upravleniyu. (Album of the municipal buildings of Moscow.)
Moscow : [1912-13]Superb and extremely scarce photographic record of pre-Revolution Moscow, captured in a series of quite stunning images by one of the foremost Russian photographers of the period, P. P. Pavlov. Among the many subjects featured here are schools, hospitals, orphanages, public housing, gasworks, tram depots, abbatoirs, and administrative buildings, focusing... Learn More£45,000.00
Stock Code: 131502
LA JONCHERE, Étienne Lécuyer de. Systême d'un nouveau gouvernement en France. Tome I [-IV].
Amsterdam : 1720First edition of a very rare work by La Jonchère, one of the most original works of political economy of the 18th century.
Writing after the death of Louis XIV in 1715, La Jonchère puts forward a detailed and comprehensive plan of financial reform. Although he "expressly denies having followed Vauban's Dixme Royale, he starts from the same initial... Learn More£22,500.00
Stock Code: 116257
LONGFIELD, Mountifort. Lectures on Political Economy, delivered in Trinity and Michaelmas Terms, 1833.
Dublin : 1834First edition, the Curry and Longman issue, the other having the imprint Dublin: Richard Milliken and London: B. Fellowes. Longfield was diverted from his interest in economics by a busy and successful career in law, being transferred from the Whately chair of political economy to that of feudal and English law at Trinity the same year as this publication,... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 134652
GRIGORYEV, Vasily Vasilyevich. Rossiya i Aziya: Sbornik Issledovaniy i Statey po Istorii, Etnografii i Geografii, Napisannykh v Raznoye Vremya …
St Petersburg : 1876First and only edition, OCLC locates a single copy at the University of Aberdeen. Collection of ten articles by leading Russian Orientalist and Central Asia specialist Vasily Grigoryev (1816-81). A compilation with much material on the early history of Kazakhstan, one of Grigoryev's key research interests being the Khazars and the Golden Horde, interpreted... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 121738
TIMKOVSKI, G. [Egor Fedorovich] Voyage à Peking, à travers la Mongolie en 1820 et 1821.
Paris : 1827First edition. Since the early 18th century the Russians had by treaty maintained a school and a church in Peking. The terms also allowed them to send a mission once every ten years to change the personnel. At the time no other Western nation had the same opportunities to study the country and its people. "In particular, his description and mapping... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 100540