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CONDORCET, Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat. Outlines of an Historical View of the Progress of the Human Mind:
London : 1795First edition in English of Esquisse d'un tableau historique des progrès de l'esprit humain, originally published earlier the same year in Paris. Condorcet's tract is the clearest and boldest statement of the enlightenment belief in progress. Condorcet wrote the work in 1794 while in hiding from Robespierre's agents, having voted against the execution... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 128561
RIIS, Jacob A. Children of the People (original manuscript).
[New York : 1903]The original manuscript of Riis's short story "Children of the People", signed by the author at head in pencil, describing the ongoing suffering of children, as published in The Century Magazine for December 1903, and later collected, under the title "The City's Heart", in his 1915 story collection Neighbors: Life Stories of the Other Half.
The... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 146044
MAITLAND, James, eighth Earl of Lauderdale. An Inquiry into the Nature and Origin of Public Wealth, and into the Means and Causes of its Increase.
Edinburgh : 1804First edition. 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 Adam Smith's theory of the relationship between labour and value,... Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 146719
CARDOZO, Benjamin. The Nature of the Judicial Process.
New Haven : 1921First edition, first printing, a major and influential work of American jurisprudence by the future Supreme Court justice, based on lectures delivered at Yale in 1921.
"'What is it that I do when I decide a case?' Cardozo asked in The Nature of the Judicial Process. His answer made it clear that he accepted the view, controversial at the time,... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 146085
HUME, David; HORNE, George. A Letter to Adam Smith, LLD. on the Life, Death, and Philosophy of his Friend David Hume, Esq. By one of the People called Christians.
London : 1799Sixth edition. George Horne contended "that a man of Hume's known opinions could not by any possibility be the good and virtuous man Smith represented him to be, for had he been really generous, or compassionate, or good-natured or charitable, or gentle-minded, he could never have thought of erasing from the hearts of mankind the knowledge of God and... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 104700
LEWIS, Sir George Cornewall. A Dialogue on the Best Form of Government.
London : 1863First edition of "this provocative little book" (E. D. Steele, Palmerston and Liberalism, 1855-1865, CUP 1991, p. 373) - the final work of the prominent Liberal politician and author Sir George Cornewall Lewis (1806-1863); editions appeared in French, as Quelle est la meilleure forme de gouvernement? (Paris, 1867), and Italian, as Qual' è la migliore... Learn More£75.00
Stock Code: 127605
ILIFF, Edward Henry. A Summary of the Duties of Citizenship!
London : First edition of this radical tract, by the actor, playwright, and novelist Edward Henry Iliff, a friend of William Godwin. Iliff writes "the genus of society contains two species of odious monsters; Tyrants and Slaves" (p. 5), the former including soldiers, priests, and lawyers, the latter the poor multitudes. This "strident attack on the Army, Church,... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 139092
BENTLEY, Nicolas. "I didn't never want me transport nationalized in the first place."
[c.1960s]The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s and 60s. Never savage, though often waspishly accurate and exuding an urbane air of amusement at the foibles of his fellows, Bentley's work was familiar to the public from a wide variety of publications. Between 1952 and... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 100811
BLACKSTONE, Sir William. Commentaries on the Laws of England.
Oxford : 1765-9First edition of volumes I, III and IV, second edition of volume II. "Blackstone's great work on the laws of England is the extreme example of justification of an existing state of affairs by virtue of its history... Until the Commentaries, the ordinary Englishman had viewed the law as a vast, unintelligible and unfriendly machine... Blackstone's great... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 130572
VEBLEN, Thorstein. Absentee Ownership and Business Enterprise in Recent Times. The Case of America.
New York : 1923First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Isaac A. Hourwich and days of auld lang syne. Thorstein Veblen." Hourwich (1860-1924) was a Lithuanian scholar, activist and Debsian socialist who participated in various radical Socialist movements in Russia and Belarus before emigrating to the U.S. in 1890 to... Learn More£2,250.00
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WOLLSTONECRAFT, Mary. A Vindication of the Rights of Men,
London : 1790First edition, the first of several replies disputing the controversial and conservative assumptions made in Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France, also published in 1790, and an important precursor to A Vindication of the Rights of Women, published two years later. "Mary's fervour for the principles of the Revolution developed rapidly and... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 119354
JONES, Samuel. A Treatise on the Right of Suffrage, with an Appendix.
Boston : 1842First and only edition of this early American treatise on suffrage, intending "to present to the public the principles on which the right of suffrage is founded, and by which the exercise of that right out to be regulated No work is now before the public, in which the subject has been fully examined and reduced to its true principles" (preface, p.... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 137463
FOWLER, Richard. An attempt to solve some of the difficulties of the Berkleyan controversy, by well-ascertained physiological and psychological facts;
Salisbury : First edition, presentation copies, inscribed by the author to George Matcham with his "kind regards". In each pamphlet Fowler contends with Berkeley's arguments against matter, striving to explain their obscurities through the use of accessible biological and medical examples. Fowler (1765-1863) was the leading physician at the Salisbury Infirmary.... Learn More£750.00
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STAUNTON, George. An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China...
London : 1798Second, corrected edition of the official account of the first official British Embassy to China, headed by George, Earl Macartney; the first edition was published the previous year. The failed embassy marked a historic missed opportunity in the relationship between China and the Western powers.
Macartney was dispatched to Peking in 1792 by... Learn More£18,500.00
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GORDON, Thomas. Francis, Lord Bacon: or, the Case of Private and National Corruption, and Bribery, Impartially Consider'd.
London : 1721First edition. The writer Thomas Gordon (died 1750) along with his colleague John Trenchard "worked on various anti-clerical, anti-papist, and anti-corruption old and independent Whig publications which were immensely influential in Britain and America" (ODNB). In the present pamphlet Gordon investigates the case of the charges of corruption levelled... Learn More£275.00
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MALTHUS, Thomas Robert. An Essay on the Principle of Population;
London : 1803Second edition, first published in 1798. "In 1803 Malthus published a greatly expanded second edition of the Essay, incorporating details of the population checks that had been in operation in many different countries and periods. Although nominally a second edition, it was regarded by Malthus as a substantially new work. He did not claim originality... Learn More£4,750.00
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JEVONS, W. S. Pure Logic or the Logic of Quality apart from Quantity: with remarks on Boole's System and on the Relation of Logic and Mathematics.
London : 1864First edition of Jevons's first work on logic, one of two pamphlets (the other was The Substitution of Similars, 1869) in which he developed the calculus presented by Boole in An investigation of the laws of thought (1854). Jevons had already consulted Boole before sending him a copy; in a letter of 1863 he recorded,"I have written on the subject to... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 114514
PETTY, William (contrib.); COLLINS, John. A Plea for the Bringing in of Irish Cattel, And keeping out of Fish Caught by Foreigners.
London : 1680First edition. John Collins (1626-1683) is predominantly remembered as a mathematician and scientific administrator, but his long career in the civil service also acquainted him in detail with taxation, trade and public expenditures. The present mercantilist treatise was his first work of economics, a slightly mis-matched proposal to prohibit foreign... Learn More£2,750.00
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BENTLEY, Nicolas. Peace in Our Time: "Well, looks as if it's all over bar the shooting".
1962An urbane Bentley comment likely relating to another failed ceasefire in the seemingly interminable French-Algerian War (1954-62), or perhaps more generally to the Cold War, which was also winding down at the time.
The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s... Learn More£225.00
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PLAYFAIR, William. For the Use of the Enemies of England. A Real Statement of the Finances and Resources of Great Britain; illustrated by two copper-plate charts.
London : 1796First edition. The title is ironic - the author holds that the alarmist tracts of his contemporaries, which bemoaned the danger of Britain's ballooning national debt, were bolstering the nation's adversaries by portraying Britain in a weaker economic state than she in fact was. Playfair instead presents the "Enemies of England" with a vision of Britain's... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 131438
WHEATLEY, John. An Essay on the Theory of Money and Principles of Commerce.
London : 1807First edition of the first volume of Wheatley's Essay on the Theory of Money; a second volume followed in 1822. In the preface Wheatley notes that "It may, perhaps, be necessary to offer an apology for presenting to the public the First Volume only; but the work admits of a distinct division: the first part relating to the refutation of our existing... Learn More£5,750.00
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MACHIAVELLI - GENTILLET, Innocent. A Discourse upon the meanes of wel governing and maintaining in good peace, a kingdome, or other principalitie.
London : 1608Second edition in English of the work popularly known as the Anti-Machiavel, following the first English edition of 1602, here in contemporary English vellum. Gentillet's anti-Machiavellian treatise, first published in Geneva in 1576 as Discours sur les moyens de bien gouverner, included extensive excerpts of Machiavelli's The Prince for Gentillet's... Learn More£3,750.00
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PLACE, Francis. Illustrations and Proofs of the Principle of Population:
London : 1822First edition of the foundation work of the modern birth-control movement, of great significance in economics, social history, and population theory. The only full-length book of the autodidact radical author Francis Place (1771-1854), the son of a violent London innkeeper who overcame many hardships to become a successful tailor, Illustrations and... Learn More£4,000.00
Stock Code: 128716
OWEN, Robert BRANAGAN, Thomas. The Pleasures of Contemplation, Being a desultory Investigation of the Harmonies, Beauties, and Benefits of Nature:
Philadelphia : 1817An important early American utopian tract and probably the earliest appearance of Owenism in America. Blatchly, a New York Quaker and apothecary, was founder and moving spirit of the New York Society for Promoting Communities, an important source of utopian ideas and activity for several years preceding Owen's arrival in America. In 1822, Blatchly published... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 121970
HAMILTON, Robert. An Introduction to Merchandise: containing, a complete system of arithmetic, a system of algebra, forms and manner of transacting bills of exchange, book-keeping in various forms, an account of the trade of Great Britain, and the laws and practices relati
Edinburgh and London : 1788Second, corrected and revised edition of this famous work by the Scottish political economist and mathematician. Hamilton (1743-1829) was born in Edinburgh and his working life began as a clerk with a firm of bankers, during which period he, with other literary and political enthusiasts, formed the Speculative Society. In 1769 he became rector of Perth... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 105428
MUN, Thomas. [England's Treasure by Forraign Trade.] England's benefit and advantage by foreign trade, plainly demonstrated. Dedicated to the merchant-adventurers of England.
London : 1698First edition under this title, the third overall, of "the bible of later mercantilists" (PMM), first published as England's Treasure by Forraign Trade in 1664, though originally written in the 1620s. Retrospectively recognised as one of the key economic writers of the Stuart age, Mun's work was not published until some 23 years after his death, at... Learn More£2,250.00
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RUSSELL, John. The Form of Process in the Court of Session, and Court of Teinds.
Edinburgh : 1768First edition of this uncommon account of the Court of Sessions (the Scottish supreme court), and the Court of Teinds (a component of the court dealing with Scottish tithes), here in a contemporary binding and desirable condition. The work gives an overview of the courts, their history constitution, processes, and regulations. The Court of Teinds was... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 136153
HIGGS, Henry. The Physiocrats.
London : 1897First edition, Frank William Taussig's copy, of Higgs's account of the Physiocratic School, originally delivered as a series of lectures at the London School of Economics in 1896. In the same year Taussig had examined the influence of the Physiocrats on English economic advances in his work, Wages and Capital, also published by Macmillan.
"In... Learn More£750.00
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SOUTH SEA BUBBLE. Collection of ten pamphlets, eight regarding the South Sea Bubble.
1720-21Eight pamphlets relating to the South Sea Company and its collapse, six from 1720, the year in which the bubble burst, and two from the following year. The volume also includes two other pamphlets, one on the military importance of Gibraltar, the other on the need to trim the Civil List. This volume was formerly part of the Dropmore House collection... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 134909
WALSH, Edmund A. The Last Stand:
Boston : 1931First edition, first printing. The Jesuit priest Edmund A. Walsh (1885-1956), whose fierce anti-communism had been reinforced by his work for the Vatican's Russian famine relief mission in 1922, had already achieved success with his account of Russian Revolution in 1928. The present work, an account of the Five-Year Plan, at that point in its third... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 125561
HALE, Thomas & Sir William PETTY. An Account of Several New Inventions and Improvements now Necessary for England, in a Discourse by Way of Letter to the Earl of Marlborough,
1691First edition. An impassioned, if sometimes diffuse, appeal for investment in England's maritime future, and the not entirely unrelated business interests of Messrs. Hale. A discursive essay which draws support for Hale's innovations from a wide variety of sources, technical and moral, from Phineas Pett to Galileo. Sir William Petty, whose Political... Learn More£3,000.00
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WALLACE, Robert. The Doctrine of Passive Obedience and Non-Resistance Considered.
Edinburgh : 1754First edition. Robert Wallace (1697-1771) was a Church of Scotland Minister, best known for his writings on population. This treatise was produced in response to a work of the same year entitled Lord Dun's Friendly and Familiar Advices, written by the Jacobite sympathiser David Erskine, Lord Dun (1673-1754). Dun's work defended passive obedience to... Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 117454
VINER, Jacob. The Customs Union Issue.
New York : 1950First edition, first printing. This work "contained the distinction between trade creation and trade diversion, the starting point of later discussion of the matter" (The New Palgrave IV, p. 813). Learn More£100.00
Stock Code: 128552
VINER, Jacob. The Customs Union Issue.
New York : 1950First edition, first printing. This work "contained the distinction between trade creation and trade diversion, the starting point of later discussion of the matter" (The New Palgrave IV, p. 813). Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 124781
PIGOU, A. C. The Economics of Stationary States.
London : 1935First edition, first impression, of Pigou's theoretical work, published during the Great Depression, examining the workings of a fully employed economy under stationary state conditions. Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 123664
SLAVERY. Opinions of Henry Brougham, Esq., on Negro Slavery: With Remarks; [bound with:] Correspondence between Mr. George Hibbert and the Society of Friends; [and:] British Colonial Slavery.
London : 1826; [1833; 1833]First edition of all three pamphlets, the copies of the pro-slavery Hibbert family. George Hibbert (1757-1837) was a merchant whose correspondence with the Quakers comprises the second pamphlet, and his son Nathaniel (1794-1865) wrote the "Remarks" on Brougham in the first pamphlet; the third pamphlet was published by the Committee of West India Planters... Learn More£1,750.00
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WINKLER, John K. Morgan the Magnificent.
Garden City, New York : 1932First edition, first printing, of Winkler's biography of the legendary financier and banker. This copy is from the library of American historian Gene M. Gressley, whose most well known work, Bankers and Cattlemen (1966), presents an economic history of the cattle ranching industry. Learn More£125.00
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BOULDING, Kenneth E. The Image.
Ann Arbor : 1956First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author, "To Rusty, with affectionate greetings, Kenneth" on the front free endpaper. This work was "the 'product' of Boulding's sojourn at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioural Sciences in Palo Alto, California. There he met many of his contemporaries, who, he says, had a profound influence... Learn More£350.00
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HOBSON, John A. The Evolution of Modern Capitalism.
London : 1894First edition of Hobson's main work, in which he explores "the practical costs and mechanics of capitalism" (ODNB). Published as part of "The Contemporary Science Series" edited by Havelock Ellis. Learn More£75.00
Stock Code: 141204
FISHER, Irving. The Money Illusion.
New York : 1928First edition, first printing. Based on lectures given in the summer of 1927 before the Geneva School of International Studies, this work's aim "is to show how unstable in buying power are all monetary units, including the dollar; what hidden causes produce that instability; what harm results, although ascribed to other causes; and what are the various... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 123994
SIDGWICK, Henry. The Methods of Ethics.
London : 1874First edition of the philosopher's most famous and original work, the first of his three major textbooks and "a pioneering attempt to apply a scientific methodology to a wide range of philosophical topics" (The New Palgrave IV). Along with Alfred Marshall, Sidgwick was one of the two founding fathers of the Cambridge School of Economics. Learn More£400.00
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BENTHAM, Jeremy. The Rationale of Reward.
London : 1825First edition in English, and first separate edition. The work was originally published as part of the Théorie des Peines et des Récompenses, of 1811, a compilation made by Dumont from two sets of manuscripts by Bentham, one in English, and the other, the Essai sur les Récompenses, in French. This English translation was made by Richard Smith, who... Learn More£550.00
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WILLIAMS, Aaron. The Harmony Society, at Economy, Penn'a.
Pittsburgh : 1866First edition in book form, originally published in articles in the Pittsburgh Commercial in 1865-6, of this key work of utopian communism. Aaron Williams had joined the Harmony Society, based on millenarian communal living, in February 1865. Founded by George Rapp, The Harmony Society had its origins in Germany in the late eighteenth century, before... Learn More£1,750.00
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PIGOU, Arthur Cecil The Political Economy of War.
London : 1940Second UK edition, new and revised, of Pigou's work on the economic causes and aftermath of war, first published in 1921. In the new prologue to this edition, Pigou remarks: "now again in 1939 the world is tearing itself to pieces, and the political economy of war becomes a matter of living interest" (p. 3). Learn More£175.00
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CAREY, Henry Charles. The Slave Trade, Domestic and Foreign:
Philadelphia : 1853First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author, "To Signor Giulio with the respects of the author". Henry Charles Carey (1793-1879) was hailed by his contemporaries as "the political economist of the age" (Sartain's Magazine), and his earlier work, The Credit System (1838), was considered "the best work on the credit system that has ever... Learn More£1,000.00
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TUCKER, Beverley. The Principles of Pleading.
Boston : 1846First edition. Nathaniel Beverley Tucker (1748-1851) was a strong proponent of states' rights and pro-slavery positions, who, upon taking up his father's old post as professor of law and government at the college of William and Mary, enthused his students with his fiery southern nationalism and secessionist rhetoric. However, his broad approach to legal... Learn More£1,250.00
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COLWELL, Stephen. The Ways and Means of Payment:
Philadelphia : 1859First edition. "Colwell's arguments ran counter to the teachings of the classical economists In this work he supported a private national bank, inconvertible paper money, the real-bills doctrine, the demonetization of gold, and a national clearing system, all amidst an economy of high prices He wrote the book from a point of view that considered money... Learn More£425.00
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WAYLAND, Francis. The Elements of Moral Science.
New York : 1835First edition, first printing, presentation copy from the author to "Mrs Arnold", that is, Frances Arnold, mother of historian Samuel Greene Arnold. Economist and educator Francis Wayland (1796-1865) was president of Brown University for 28 years and a highly regarded author on moral philosophy. Samuel Greene Arnold was a trustee of Brown University... Learn More£625.00
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RAMSAY, Andrew Michael. The Philosophical Principles of Natural and Revealed Religion.
Glasgow : 1748-9First edition of Ramsay's great work, left unpublished at his death in 1743, and given by his wife to Foulis, and seen through the press thanks to the good offices of Hutcheson and, after his death in 1746, John Stevenson. "It reiterated many of the arguments of Ramsay's Cyrus, but made more explicit his attempt to reconcile Newtonian ideas to his own... Learn More£3,250.00
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LOWE, Joseph. The Present State of England in Regard to Agriculture, Trade, and Finance;
London : 1822First edition of this economic survey of Britain, written during the period of increasing prosperity following the Napoleonic Wars, and as the Industrial Revolution was accelerating. The work is also notable for its early advocation of price indexation, with Lowe influenced in this by George Shuckburgh-Evelyn's treatises. Learn More£325.00
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FOGEL, Robert W. The Slavery Debates, 1952-1990.
Baton Rouge : 2003First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the half-title. During this period, a fierce debate raged in the US concerning the interpretation of the slavery era, partly ignited by Fogel and Engerman's 1974 publication, Time on the Cross, in which they concluded that slavery was a profitable and efficient labour system, with benefits for... Learn More£500.00
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BODICHON, Barbara - CHAPMAN, John (ed.) The Westminster Review.
London : 1865-1870A selection of volumes of the Westminster Review from the library of Barbara Bodichon, the artist and women's activist, with her Scalands Gate stamps. "Barbara was an extremely striking young woman, tall, with vivid expression and golden-red hair. She had several suitors, but in 1855 both her personal attractions and her wealth attracted the attention... Learn More£2,500.00
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COTTON, Charles (trans.) The Planters Manual:
London : 1675First edition of Charles Cotton's translation of Robert Triquel's Instructions pour les Arbres Fruictiers, first published in Paris in 1653. The manual guides the gardener to growing orchard and garden fruit, Cotton's preface beseeching the English gentleman to furnish his gardens with such fruit trees, as is the French fashion.
The poet and... Learn More£2,500.00
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KNIGHT, Samuel. The Life of Erasmus.
Cambridge : 1726First edition of Knight's biography of the Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus, who first visited England in 1498, later spending a number of years Cambridge. Samuel Knight was an English clergyman and antiquary, who served as chaplain to King George II from 1730 to 1746 and as Archdeacon of Berkshire from 1735 to 1746. John Jortin, a subsequent biographer... Learn More£900.00
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FISHER, Irving. The Money Illusion.
New York : 1928First edition, second printing (two months after the first). Inscribed by the author to the Nobel Laureate and economist Frederick Soddy on the front free endpaper: "To Professor Frederick Soddy with the compliments of Irving Fisher January 1929". Soddy had been awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1921 for his work on isotopes. The Money Illusion,... Learn More£3,750.00
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REYNELL, Carew. The True English Interest:
London : 1674First edition of this "concise and well-argued survey of the British economy from the protectionist and mercantile point of view, which stressed both London and population growth as dynamics for change and prosperity and which gained notice in the Royal Society's Philosophical Transactions for 27 April 1674" (ODNB). Reynell (1636-1690) seems to have... Learn More£2,750.00
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MALTHUS, Thomas Robert. The Travel Diaries.
Cambridge : 1966First edition, first impression. "In the first edition of his Essay on the Principle of Population (1798), Malthus confined himself to theory. Subsequently, in 1799, Malthus traveled to Scandinavia in search of the necessary empirical evidence to support his theory. His journey took him from Hamburg in the south to Trondheim in the north, and included... Learn More£75.00
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JOHNSON, Samuel (preface); DODSLEY, Robert. The Preceptor: containing A General Course of Education.
London : 1783Eighth edition of this popular epitome of contemporary learning, first published in 1748. Robert Dodsley compiled the work, but it is noted for its preface by Samuel Johnson, who also contributed "The Vision of Theodore", a moralist allegory of human life, which Johnson is reputed by Boswell to have thought "the best thing he ever wrote" (Life of Johnson).... Learn More£750.00
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HOROWITZ, David. The Abolition of Poverty.
New York : 1969First edition, first printing, presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Mr. Robert S. McNamara, in friendship and appreciation D Horowitz Jerusalem November 1969". The recipient was Robert McNamara (1916-2009), United States Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1968, and a significant figure in the Cold War, having a... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 138303
DRESSER, Horatio W. The Power of Silence.
Boston : 1895First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author in the year of publication, "Mrs I. S. Hackett with best wishes of Horatio W. Dresser May 31st 1895". This is the New Thought religious leader's first book: "it is a chapter from life, an appeal to life, and aims to give the thing itself, so far as possible, instead of talking... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 117970