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GRAY, Simon. Remarks on the Production of Wealth,
London : 1820First edition, extracted from The Pamphleteer, volume XVII, no XXXIV. In 1815 Simon Gray had published his treatise on population, The Happiness of States, as an open rejection of many of Malthus's principles. Previously Malthus's theories has been broadly accepted without major opposition, but Gray's attack was rapidly followed by other critiques,... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 140851
(ROBBINS, Lionel.) HUTT, William H. A Rehabilitation of Say's Law.
Athens, Ohio : 1974First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Lord Robbins with W. H. Hutt's compliments May, 1975". Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics department... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 140543
(ROBBINS, Lionel.) SCITOVSKY, Tibor. Welfare and Competition.
London : 1952First UK edition, first impression (first published in the US the previous year), from the library of the British economist Lionel Robbins (1898-1984), without direct notation in the book (save for a single marginal pencilled question mark to p. 342), but with a sheet of his autograph notes loosely inserted, jotted on the torn off front flap of the... Learn More£100.00
Stock Code: 140224
(ROBBINS, Lionel.) ROBERTSON, Dennis Holme. Money.
London : 1922First edition, first impression. The copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper dated November 1922. Robbins has annotated the book, with various marginal lines in the text, a few jottings on the rear free endpaper - "see definition of money", "see articles referred to p31" - alongside annotations... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 140288
FREUD, Sigmund. The Interpretation of Dreams.
New York : 1913First edition in English, first printing, US issue, an unusually nice copy. Originally published as Die Traumdeutung (Lepizig & Vienna, 1900 1899). This important translation, by the Austrian-born psychiatrist, and the first psychoanalyst to practice in the United States, Abraham Brill, was published simultaneously in London and New York and was Freud's... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 140894
(JACK THE RIPPER) The Graphic. An Illustrated London Newspaper:
London : 1888Half-yearly volume of this popular illustrated paper covering the period of the "Autumn of Terror". Contains nine pieces of relevance: the first notice of the killings is on September 29, "Coroners' Inquests and the Detection of Crime, In the case of the late horrifying murders in Whitechapel, some persons have alleged that the Coroner's Court exceeded... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 121358
(ROBBINS, Lionel.) ROBINSON, Joan. Essays in the Theory of Employment.
London : 1937First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, and a few of his annotations in the form of underlining and marginal exclamation marks. Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist of the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 140229
(ROBBINS, Lionel.) ROBINSON, Joan. The Economics of Imperfect Competition.
London : 1933First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper with his notation of the July 1933 acquisition date, and a few pencilled annotations to the text, mostly marginal exclamation and question marks. Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist of the... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 140273
CARRÈRE, Joseph-Barthélemy-François. A Picture of Lisbon, taken on the Spot:
London : 1809First edition of this timely English translation of Carrère's 1798 Voyage au Portugal et particulèrement Lisbonne. Evidently rushed onto a market craving information on Portugal following Soult's invasion in January 1809. It was variably received at the time: The Monthly Review correctly identifying that it was "derived from a French source", and... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 139694
CASSEL, Gustav. The World's Monetary Problems.
London : 1921First combined edition, and first publication of the second memoranda. Gustav Cassel (1866-1944), together with Knut Wicksell and David Davidson, was the founder of modern economics in Sweden. The two memoranda were written by Cassel at the request of the League of Nations, the first for the International Financial Conference in Brussels in 1920 (which... Learn More£100.00
Stock Code: 134863
DARWIN, Charles. The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.
London : 1875Sixth edition, fifth issue, marked as the "fifteenth thousand" on the title page. The sixth edition is the last lifetime edition. Darwin continually made revisions to his text; this edition featuring a new chapter, chapter VII, and a glossary by W. S. Dallas. "The edition was aimed at a wider public and printed in smaller type... giving the general... Learn More£1,850.00
Stock Code: 120369
PASHINO, Petr Ivanovich. Turkestanskii krai v 1866 [Travel Notes, Turkestan 1866]
St Petersburg : 1868First and only edition, decidedly uncommon with OCLC showing only 9 locations worldwide, and just a single copy at auction in the last 50 years. Highly desirable account of Tashkent - capital of Russian Turkestan and now of Uzbekistan - and its surrounding area at the time of the Russian annexation. On the establishment of the new Russian Governor-generalship... Learn More£10,000.00
Stock Code: 117849
(ROBBINS, Lionel.) CLARK, John Maurice. Studies in the Economics of Overhead Costs.
Chicago : 1923First edition, first printing, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, above the note "'26 Reread '46"; he has annotated the book in various places with marginal lines. A nice association - Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist of the inter-war period; at the... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 140341
HILDEBRAND, G. B. The Applications of Prophecy to the Crimean War;
London : 1864First and only edition, extremely uncommon - both Copac and OCLC list three locations (BL, NLS, Cambridge). The text concludes "End of Volume I", but this is all published. An extraordinary sustained exercise in apocalyptic biblical exegesis by a mind stimulated, or perhaps over-stimulated, by the ongoing war in the Crimea. The author saw the rise of... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 121341
GRAHAM, Maria. Memoir of the Life of Nicholas Poussin.
London : 1820First and only contemporary edition. Uncommon work by the well-known travel writer, "which has been described as 'both a scholarly and a pioneering work' (Lloyd and Brown, Callcott, The Journal of Maria Lady Callcott, (1981), p. 2). It was the first monograph in English on this artist. Although the content draws heavily on Lanzi's earlier life and the... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 139686
(WWII - POLITICAL WARFARE EXECUTIVE.) "German Propaganda and the German 5.7.43 - 20.10.43" - collection of weekly reports.
1943A remarkable survival: a half-yearly run of pioneering weekly propaganda intelligence reports produced by the German and Austrian Region - Intelligence Section of the Political Warfare Executive. These reports were to provide the basis for a new approach to intelligence work for the British which would be carried forward after the end of WWII. Documentary... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 135819
(ROBBINS, Lionel.) DORFMAN, Robert, Paul A. Samuelson, & Robert M. Solow. Linear Programming and Economic Analysis.
New York : 1958First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, with the publisher's typed presentation letter signed loosely inserted: "Dear Professor Robbins, I am sending you a copy of Linear Programming and Economic Analysis by Dorfman, Samuelson and Solow, at the request of Professor Dorfman, who is, as you probably know,... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 140578
(ROBBINS, Lionel.) SRAFFA, Piero. Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities.
Cambridge : 1960First edition, first impression, the copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with a presentation letter on Professor E. A. G. Robinson's letterhead dated 3 May 1960: "Dear Professor Robbins, I am sending you with this the review copy of Piero Sraffa's Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities. This is an advance copy and I am still not... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 140614
(EULER.) COURNOT, Antoine Augustin. Lettres de L. Euler à une princesse d'Allemagne.
Paris : 1842First edition of Cournot's annotated version of Euler's Lettres à une princesse d'Allemagne, originally published in Saint Petersburg between 1768 and 1772. Euler, the great Swiss mathematician, studied under Johann Bernoulli, and was a member of the academies of Saint Petersburg and Berlin. Written in an absorbing and popular manner, his Lettres... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 128948
WINTER, A. Trichologia.
London : 1869First and only known edition of this unusual and uncommon book on hair, including its physiology, diseases, and cultural significance. An ad at the rear reports that the author, Mr. Winter, "may be consulted on Diseases of the Hair at his Residence, 205 Oxford Street, London, between the Hours of 10 and 4." For those unable to visit in person, a questionnaire... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 114961
COOK, James. Complete set of the three voyages.
London : 1773 - 85First editions of the second and third voyages, preferred second edition of the first voyage (see below). An imposing set, with good, strong impressions of the plates; as is customary, the outsize plates from the third voyage are contained in an atlas folio volume ("Booksellers are cautioned not to have them bound up, with the rest of the Plates" vol.... Learn More£39,500.00
Stock Code: 139237
[TURNER, Robert.] Astrological Institutions.
London : 1658First edition of this illustrated astrological manual, explaining the influence of the planets and their alignments, and how to use astrology to answer questions such as whether a woman is with child, whether her husband is really the father, whether a disease shall be fatal, whether stolen goods will be returned, whether a legal trial will fall in... Learn More£4,000.00
Stock Code: 139144
(WAUGH, Evelyn.) SPARE, Austin Osman, & Clifford Bax. The Golden Hind.
London : 1923-4Final four issues of the important literary magazine, with five illustrations by Evelyn Waugh; and 3 others, including 2 works containing Dudley Carew's bookplate designed by Waugh and Circular Saws with the Waugh-designed dust-jacket.
"At Oxford Evelyn had a greater reputation as a graphic artist than a writer, and as such was much in demand, designing... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 112542
(TURKESTAN.) WALKER, James Thomas. Turkestan and the Countries between the British and Russian Dominions.
Dehra Dún : 1883Very fine example of this rare and impressive Great Game map in its sixth and most important iteration, its four discrete sections, when combined, covering an enormous area of Central Asia extending from the head of the Persian Gulf, in the southwest, up to Lake Balkhash, in the northeast, and from Astrakhan on the Caspian, in the northwest, all the... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 127101
MACDIARMID, John, of Weem. An Enquiry into the Principles of Civil and Military Subordination.
London : 1806First and only edition, extremely uncommon with just six locations recorded world-wide, only two in the United States. Investigation into "natural" and "artificial" subordination, and in particular into the specifically military institutions of the latter and their possible improvement. Macdiarmid's (17791808), father was a minister, and his mother... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 139663
(FIRST WORLD WAR.) The Royal Artillery War Commemoration Book.
London : 1920First edition, first impression, of this notable gathering of soldiers' accounts and depictions of the First World War, as well as the Roll of Honour of officers. Several of the plates are by the renowned equestrian artist Gilbert Holiday (1879-1937). Holiday initially worked for the Graphic as a war artist before joining the army and serving... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 139885
MacGREGOR, Sir Charles, & Francis Gordon Cardew. The Second Afghan War, 1878-80. Abridged Official Account.
London : 1908First and sole edition. This is the only relic of MacGregor's massive official history of the campaign, which was either "treated as a secret work" as according to the Preface, or suppressed by the government for criticisms of Indian defence policy "beyond its terms of reference" (ODNB) Either way, it was reworked by Cardew, historian of the Bengal... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 140704
(THE SAVOY.) The Savoy.
London : First edition, first impression of this highly attractive promotional booklet printed at the Curwen Press, complete with the scarce dust jacket. "The purpose of this little book is to offer a few reflections of London from the windows of the Savoy. During the past year more American guests have stayed at the Savoy than ever in its history, and to them... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 139715
(JEDDAH WATER SUPPLY.) BALFOUR, David Ross. City of Jeddah Water Supply.
Westminster [Jeddah] : 1947-8Rare no other copies located or references found. These highly detailed planning documents would have been produced in extremely limited numbers for a small group of stakeholders. This copy with gilt presentation supralibros; "To A.A. / From D.R.B.": D.R.B. was David Ross Balfour, who led the project as a partner in his father's Westminster and Newcastle... Learn More£17,500.00
Stock Code: 138324