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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
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
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
(STALIN, Joseph.) BUKHARIN, Nikolai Ivanovich. Ekonomika perekhodnogo perioda.
Moscow : 1920First edition, an exceptional presentation copy to Joseph Stalin, inscribed by Bukharin on the half-title in Russian (here translated): "Dear Koba Stalin, in memory of my 'heresies'. N. Bukharin". The contents bear various pencilled marginalia in a style consistent with Stalin's usual method of annotation: underlining, exclamation points, and similar... Learn More£47,500.00
Stock Code: 137730
PATERSON, Isabel. The God of the Machine.
New York : 1943First edition, first printing, of the author's best-known work. A leading Canadian-American journalist and esteemed literary critic, Paterson (1886-1961) is credited as one of the "three furies" of the American libertarian movement alongside Ayn Rand and Rose Wilder Lane (William F. Buckley Jr. quoted by Burns, p. 746). In a lengthy and strongly-worded... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 135834
HAYEK, Friedrich August von. Typed letter signed, regarding the pronunciation and indexing of his name.
10 December 1935A signed letter from Hayek to Charles E. Funk, editor of The Literary Digest, apparently in response to an enquiry into the proper pronunciation of his name: "In terms of the Phonetic Alphabet of the International Phonetic Association the correct pronunciation of my name would be rendered by 'Hai-ek'". Hayek goes on to say that it would be a great service... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 131928
MARX, Karl. Das Kapital.
Hamburg : 1885First edition of the second volume of Das Kapital. Only the first volume of Das Kapital was published in Marx's lifetime, in 1867. Following Marx's death in 1883, the second and third volumes were edited from Marx's manuscripts and seen through the press by Friedrich Engels, with the present second volume published in 1885, and the third volume in 1894.... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 136477
NIETZSCHE, Friedrich. Götzen-Dämmerung oder Wie man mit dem Hammer philosophirt.
Leipzig : 1889 [but 1888]First edition, first issue, of Nietzsche's last great work before his psychological collapse in January 1889, with an excellent association; the heavily annotated copy of Heinrich Köselitz, Nietzsche's amanuensis and most frequent correspondent, and the person responsible for the title of this work, with the surname of his pseudonym, "Gast" (a name... Learn More£32,500.00
Stock Code: 126701
MARX, Karl. Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie.
Hamburg : 1894First edition of the third volume of Das Kapital. Only the first volume of Das Kapital was published in Marx's lifetime, in 1867. Following Marx's death in 1883, the second and third volumes were edited from Marx's manuscripts and seen through the press by Friedrich Engels, with the second volume published in 1885, and the present third volume... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 136478
BACON, Francis. The Essayes or Counsels, civill and morall, of Francis Lo. Verulam, Viscount St. Alban. Newly enlarged.
London : 1632Third Haviland edition; the economist Nassau William Senior's copy. In 1625 John Haviland published the first complete, and definitive, edition of Bacon's essays, the last to appear in Bacon's lifetime. Comprising fifty-eight essays, it was greatly expanded from the first edition, published in 1597, which numbered just ten essays within a slim octavo... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 132335