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HICKS, John R. Value and Capital.
Oxford : 1939First edition, first impression, of the author's most significant book.
Though obscure to the public eye - an "economist's economist" (OED) - Hicks introduced many concepts that are still significant in economic theory. Value and Capital "taught a whole generation of economists to employ indifference curves and general equilibrium theory" (Blaug).... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 146905
MARX, Karl. Le Capital.
Paris : [1872-5]First edition in French, first issue, a fine presentation copy, inscribed by Marx to the Frankfurt banker Sigmund Schott, with whom Marx exchanged ideas central to his philosophies and work: "Mr Sigmund Schott, de la part de l'auteur, Londres, 3 Novembre 1877" to the first engraved title page. Presentation copies of Capital are exceptionally rare, with... Learn More£575,000.00
Stock Code: 128563
PETERS, John P. (ed.) Labor and Capital.
New York : 1902First edition of this collection of essays concerning the relation between employers and employees and how to avoid conflict between the two parties. Published as part of the "Questions of the Day" series. Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 141203
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
WALRAS, Auguste. Théorie de la Richesse sociale or Résumé des Principes fondamentaux de l'Economie politique.
Paris : 1849First edition. The Théorie de la Richesse is important for the influence it had on Auguste's son Léon; it is from this work that Leon derived his conceptual arrangement of capitaux as "all 'goods' that serve more often than once and, in a narrower sense, as durable goods that are themselves produced (capitaux proprement dits). Their services he called... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 147806
VASILIEV, N.E., M.N.Volkov & V.I. Dobrovolskiy. Kazakstan v tsifrah. Statisticheskiy dvukhnedelnik kazstatupravleniya No. 6-7
Alma-Ata : 1928Extremely rare issue of the official journal of the Kazakh Statistical Department offering the first detailed description of Alma-Ata as the capital: "because of the recent move of the capital and the lack of any standardized information on Alma-Ata from the statistical, economic and historical points of view, we have decided to dedicate this enlarged... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 145808
CASTEL DE SAINT PIERRE, Charles Irénée. Projet pour perpetuer la paix et le commerce en Europe.
Utrecht : 1713First edition, very rare, of Castel de Saint Pierre's project for perpetual peace in Europe. The Abbé de Saint-Pierre (1658-1743), wrote on political, economic, and moral topics. Best known for his Projet pour rendre la Paix perpetuelle en Europe (1713-17), "some of his other schemes called for the inauguration of political, economic and demographic... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 144854
TORRENS, Robert. An Essay on the external Corn Trade. Fourth edition.
London : 1827Fourth edition (first published in 1815), of Torrens's contribution to the controversy about the Corn Laws which raged after the conclusion of the Napoleonic Wars. This fourth edition, a reprint of the substantially altered third edition of the previous year, has an additional section on the "Effects of free trade on the value of money". "This addition...... Learn More£575.00
Stock Code: 146617
WADDINGTON, George, & Rev. Barnard Hanbury. Journal of a Visit to Some Parts of Ethiopia.
London : 1822First edition of this important and engaging travelogue, this copy with a familial presentation inscription to Barnard Hanbury's brother Alfred, as "a token of affection" from members of Waddington's family and dated 1822 (inscription slightly shaved by the binder and the names stubbornly illegible), in a handsome binding by the Cambridge bookbinder... Learn More£1,950.00
Stock Code: 145642
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£850.00
Stock Code: 115421
LA JONCHERE, Étienne Lécuyer de. Systême d'un nouveau gouvernement en France. Tome I [-IV].
Amsterdam : 1720First edition, first issue of a very rare work by La Jonchère, one of the most original works of political economy of the 18th century. In the second issue, the title is extended to read "Le Prix des quatre Volumes est de cent livres en Argent, & de quatre cent livres en Billets de Banque."
Writing after the death of Louis XIV in 1715, La Jonchère... Learn More£20,000.00
Stock Code: 145697
DAVIS, Nathan. Inscriptions in the Phoenician Character,
London : 1863First and sole edition, uncommon; an important record of the Punic stelae unearthed by one of the most remarkable figures in 19th century archaeology, the little known Nathan Davis (1819-1882), "clergyman, adventurer and snake-handler extraordinaire" (Freed), who conducted pioneering excavations at Carthage in the late 1850s, preceding the work of his... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 138060
STOKER, Bram. Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving.
London : 1906First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author "Right Hon. Henry Labouchere, P.C. with the love and respect of his old friend Bram Stoker 4.5.09".
A resonant association copy: the radical MP Henry Labouchère was the author of the 1885 Labouchère Amendment (known by its critics as the Blackmailer's Charter), which newly classified... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 144090
HUNTER, F. M. An Account of the British Settlement of Aden in Arabia.
London : 1877First and only edition of this important monograph, the rare "presentation issue" with the superb photographic plates; commercial records show two copies only, one with Maggs (1954, catalogue no. 824) and another through Sotheby's (1999). Inscribed on the half-title by the recipient "E. V. Stace a kind present from the Author", his signature repeated... Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 144018
DIVANOV, Khudaibergen. Eighteen original photographs of Khiva and its people.
Khiva : c.1920Eloquent and atmospheric sequence of images showing the ancient Silk Road city of Khiva during a period of rapid transition, the work of Khudaibergen Divanov, Uzbekistan's first photographer whose life and fate mirrored his times. Proscribed and executed in Stalin's Great Purge, vintage prints from Divanov's studio are exceptionally scarce.
All... Learn More£29,250.00
Stock Code: 113773
LASSALLE, Ferdinand. Das System der erworbenen Rechte.
Leipzig : 1861First edition of Lassalle's principal work, which Schumpeter describes as "a brilliant piece of legal sociology that dazzled many a professional jurist." (History of economic analysis, p. 454).
"It was Lassalle's great contribution to call into being the first political party of German workers, the Allgemeiner Deutscher Arbeitierverein, organized... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 147044
VEBLEN, Thorstein. The Vested Interests and the State of Industrial Arts.
New York : 1919First edition, first printing. Veblen's book continues his critique of modern capitalism, started two decades earlier in his Theory of the Leisure Class. Derived from articles published in The Dial over 1918-19, Veblen argues that big business has subverted government to its own interests, with the common man presented with an illusion of democracy... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 146930
ROSSETTI, Christina. Goblin Market and Other Poems.
London and Cambridge : 1862First edition. The Goblin Market, a fantastical narrative poem with illustrations by Christina's brother Dante Gabriel, has been interpreted variously as a feminist tract, a capitalist critique, an allegory for drug addiction, and a children's story. This copy with the second state of signature C, with "anguish" corrected to "aguish" on p. 26, of no... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 147554
SHEEHAN, Neil. Remarkable one-page typed letter signed to Abe Rosenthal of the New York Times, concerning the withdrawal from Vietnam.
Washington, D.C. : 1975On the eve of the withdrawal from Saigon, Pulitzer-winning journalist Neil Sheehan writes to legendary editor Abe Rosenthal: a letter of superb content and context, conveying disillusionment with the Vietnam "experiment" and the anger that informs Sheehan's A Bright Shining Lie, the "one book that captures the Vietnam War in the sheer Homeric scale... Learn More£1,650.00
Stock Code: 141264
EDMONDS, Thomas Rowe. Practical Moral and Political Economy; or, the Government, Religion, and Institutions, most conducive to individual Happiness and to National Power.
London : 1828I: First edition of Edmonds's first work which "offers a critique of early industrial capitalism characteristic of Ricardian socialism. Some scholars have found in it anticipations of Karl Marx's theory of surplus value and the conception of capitalism as a historical stage to be succeeded by a more communal stage, which Edmonds called the 'social system'"... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 124761