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LUDOVICI, Carl Günther. Eröffnete Akademie der Kaufleute:
Leipzig : 1752-56First edition of the first German-language dictionary of trade, over 5000 pages long. Written in the form of a lexicon, the work is modellled upon Savary's groundbreaking Dictionnaire Universel de Commerce (1723), and attempts nothing less than to lay the foundation of an entire mercantile system. It established Carl Ludovici (170778) as the chief pioneer... Learn More£4,750.00
Stock Code: 146447
HUSSERL, Edmund - LITT, Theodor. Individuum und Gemeinschaft. Grundlegung der Kulturphilosophie.
Leibzig & Berlin : 1926.Third, revised edition, from the library of Edmund Husserl, with his ownership inscription to the front free endpaper, subsequently in the library of his co-worker and assistant, Ludwig Landgrebe. Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 131949
LEIBNIZ, Gottfried Wilhelm von. Theodicee,
Hanover and Leipzig : 1744First Gottsched edition of the Théodicée (first 1710), the version which remains the standard German text, expanded with important additions.
The Sprachreformer Johann Christoph Gottsched aimed at freeing the text from the inaccessibly convoluted metaphysical language of Richter's translation (1720). Fontenelle's eulogy to Leibniz introduces... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 149335
KANT, Immanuel. Critik der Urtheilskraft.
Frankfurt and Leipzig : 1792Early edition, first published in 1790, in a contemporary German binding, fresh and unrestored.
The Critique of Judgement is Kant's third most important work after the critiques of Pure and Practical Reason. "The work consists of two main parts, the first dealing with the aesthetic judgment, the second with the teleological judgement or judgement... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 143996
WALRAS, Leon. Théorie de la monnaie.
Lausanne : 1886First edition of this important contribution to Walras's monetary theory, in fine condition, the final text in a contemporary Sammelband of six related works on bimetallism. The ideas in Théorie de la monnaie would be revisited and fully developed in the fourth edition of Walras's Eléments d'économie politique pure, published 14 years later. Schumpeter... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 141141
DÖDERLEIN, Christian Albrecht. Ueber Toleranz und Gewissensfreyheit, nach den Grundsätzen des allgemeinen und protestantischen Kirchenrechts.
Berlin : 1777First edition of two works discussing tolerance and freedom of conscience, according to the principles of general and Protestant church law, written in reply to Lüdke's 1774 work on the same subject. Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 114655
KANT, Immanuel. Prolegomena zu einer jeden künftigen Metaphysik,
Frankfurt and Leipzig : 1794Early editions of these two works, first published in 1783 and 1785 respectively, in a contemporary German binding, fresh and unrestored.
Kant wrote the first work, his Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics, as a clarification of the Critique of Pure Reason, which he believed to have been widely misunderstood. It became one of Kant's most influential... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 143993
JAKOB, Ludwig Heinrich. Grundsätze der Policeygesetzgebung und der Policeyanstalten.
Kharkoff : 1809First edition of the distinguished German economist and philosopher's work on law enforcement. First a professor of philosophy in Halle, Jakob (1759-1827) accepted the Russian government's invitation in 1807 to become a professor of economic science at Kharkoff University after the University of Halle was suppressed. His quick mastery of the Russian... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 118691
LAUNHARDT, Wilhelm. Mathematische Begründung der Volkswirtschaftslehre.
Leipzig : 1885First edition of Launhardt's major work, "Germany's most important and in fact only significant contribution to the 'marginal revolution' in the last three decades of the nineteenth century" (The New Palgrave).
Like Dupuit, Launhardt began his professional life as a civil engineer, working for the public road administration. A professor of roads,... Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 136984
MARX, Karl. Herr Vogt.
London : 1860First edition of the work which Marx took the best part of a year away from the writing of Capital to complete, bound first in a volume of two works, the other being the second edition of Marx's Der achtzehnte Brumaire des Louis Bonaparte (Hamburg: Otto Meissner, 1869).
Herr Vogt is an answer to the slanders against himself, Engels, and their... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 126478
STEUART, Sir James Denham. Abhandlung von den Grundsätzen der Münzwissenschaft, mit einer Anwendung derselben auf das deutsche Münzwesen: aus der englischen Originalhandschrift übersetzt.
Tübingen : 1761Very rare first edition, written by Steuart whilst in Tübingen, where he had settled in 1757 with his wife and son under the protection of the Duke of Würtemberg, to whom the work is dedicated (in French). In it, Steuart attempted to disentangle the inextricable perplexities of the German mints. The work was translated from a manuscript by Christoph... Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 132086
MENGER, Carl. Grundsätze der Volkswirtschaftslehre.
Vienna : 1871Rare first edition of Menger's masterpiece, a work which "sets forth the views of one of the pioneers of the use of psychological concepts to explain the nature and determinations of value" (Batson). "The results of Menger's studies appeared in his Grundsätze der Volkswirtschaftslehre, the work on which his fame mainly rests it provided a more thorough... Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 140228
HUME, David. Über die menschliche Natur
Halle : 1790-92Very scarce first edition in German of A Treatise of Human Nature, the first translation into any language of Hume's greatest (and rarest) work; it is issued here with a commentary by Ludwig Heinrich von Jakob (17591827), professor of philosophy at Halle who helped greatly to popularize Hume's work in Germany. Although the translation seems late fifty... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 147041
KAFKA, Franz. Die Verwandlung (Metamorphosis).
Leipzig : 1915First edition, first printing, first issue, without the German censor stamp on the title page; here in the less common case-bound issue (also issued in wrappers). This copy is the state with the serif type on the spine and front cover (no priority assigned).
Metamorphosis, the first of Kafka's masterpieces, met with unimpressive sales. After... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 146212
HUME, David. Untersuchung über den menschlichen Verstand
Jena : 1793First edition of this translation of Hume's Philosophical essays concerning human understanding, the title of which was later changed to Enquiry concerning human understanding. Hume had intended this work to replace book one of his A treatise of human nature, in an attempt to convey its central ideas in a more elegant form and to reach a wider audience.... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 147026
ENGELS, Friedrich. Die Lage der Arbeitenden Klasse in England.
Stuttgart : 1892Second edition, first published in 1845, and here published as volume 14 of the Internationale Bibliothek. "In 1842, Engels left for England to work in his father's Manchester firm his father was a textile manufacturer in Westphalia. Already converted by Moses Hess to a belief in 'communism' and the imminence of an English social revolution, he used... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 131922
SÜSSMILCH, Johann Peter. Die göttliche Ordnung in denen Veränderungen des menschlichen Geschlechts,
Berlin : 1761-1762-1776Second, enlarged edition of this pioneering work in the history of statistics (first published as a single volume in 1741), together with the first edition of the posthumously published supplementary third volume.
Die göttliche Ordnung is Süssmilch's pioneering and seminal work in demography and the history of population statistics. "He sought... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 144932
LUEDER, August Ferdinand. Ueber Nationalindustrie und Staatswirtschaft. Nach Adam Smith bearbeitet … Erster [– Dritter und letzter] Theil.
Berlin : 1800-04First edition of Lueder's major work. Together with Sartorius and Kraus, Lueder (17601819) was one of the first writers in Germany to renounce mercantilism. In the present work, he elaborated Adam Smith's ideas, illustrating his arguments with numerous examples from history and ethnography. He deviated from Smith in his emphasis of the subjective nature... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 135436
REINHOLD, Karl Leonhard. Versuch einer neuen Theorie des menschlichen Vorstellungsvermögens.
Prague & Jena, : 1789First edition of the author's chief work, his attempt to simplify and unify Kantian theory. Reinhold (1757- 1823) was a key figure in popularizing Kantian ideas in the late 18th century, and was among the philosopher's earliest and most successful advocates. However he also sought to amend the flaws in Kant's philosophy, and in so doing, his reading... Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 138459
BOLZANO, Bernard. Wissenschaftslehre. Versuch einer ausführlichen und größtentheils neuen Darstellung der Logik mit einer Rücksicht auf deren bisherige Bearbeiter.
Sulzbach : 1837First edition of this masterwork by Bolzano, "a towering figure in the epistemology, logic, and methodology of the first half of the nineteenth century" (Encyclopedia of Philosophy I, p. 338).
Bernard Bolzano (1781-1848) was a Roman Catholic priest and professor of the philosophy of religion at the University of Prague. "If there is any one predecessor... Learn More£5,750.00
Stock Code: 146120
KANT, Immanuel. Critik der Urtheilskraft.
Berlin and Libau : 1790First edition of the Critique of Judgement, Kant's third most important work after the critiques of Pure and Practical Reason, and the scarcest of the three.
"The work consists of two main parts, the first dealing with the aesthetic judgment, the second with the teleological judgment or judgment of the purposiveness in Nature; and it is of considerable... Learn More£6,750.00
Stock Code: 138455
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
LORENTZ, Hendrik Antoon. Versuch einer Theorie der electrischen und optischen Erscheinungen in bewegten Körpern.
Leiden : 1895First edition of this seminal paper on the relationship of matter to electricity, introducing the Lorentz Force in electrodynamics.
"In applying Maxwell's electromagnetic theories to moving bodies, Lorentz made the fundamentally new assumption that the behaviour of light and matter could be understood in terms of charged particles. The present... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 144413
LAUNHARDT, Wilhelm. Die Steigungsverhältnisse der Strassen. Separat-Abdruck aus der Zeitschrift des Architekten- und Ingenieur-Vereins zu Hannover, Band XXVI. Heft 3.
Hannover : 1880-87Presentation 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
BÖHM-BAWERK, Eugen von. Gesammelte Schriften.
Leipzig : 1924-26First edition, edited by Professor Franz X. Weiss, 'one of the ablest of Böhm-Bawerk's pupils' (Schumpeter, p. 845). Widely regarded as the founder of Austrian capital theory, this collected edition of Böhm-Bawerk's works comprises important treatises, articles and papers, some of which had hitherto appeared in periodicals only. Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 93374
FREGE, Gottlob. Function und Begriff.
Jena : 1891First edition of one of three short works written by Frege between the publication of his Begriffschrift (1879) and his Grundsetze der Arithmetik (1893-1903), in which he expounds essential improvements on the former. Together with his other two papers, Über Sinn und Bedeutung (1892) and Über Begriff und Gegenstand (1892), Function und Begriff was... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 146657
CARLI, Gian Rinaldo. Von der physischen, moralischen und bürgerlichen Ungleichheit der Menschen.
Vienna : 1793First edition in German of the Italian economist and politician's treatise on Rousseau's Discourse on Inequality, first published in Padua the previous year. At the age of 24, Carli (1720-1795) became the newly established professor of astronomy and navigation at the University of Padua. After the publication of several works on history and economics,... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 118262
KANT, Immanuel. Critik der practischen Vernunft.
Frankfurt and Leipzig : 1795Early edition of Kant's Critique of Practical Reason (first published in 1788), in a contemporary German binding, fresh and unrestored. The Critique was the second of Kant's critical works, in which he developed the concept of categorical imperative. It further established Kant's moral thinking as a cardinal reference in the successive development of... Learn More£375.00
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MORECK, Curt. Fuhrer durch das "lasterhafte" Berlin.
Leipzig : First edition, first printing, of this rather uncommon guide to the notorious nightlife of Weimar Berlin. Moreck and his writings were proscribed by the Nazis from 1933. His works from immediately before this period are, as such understandably hard to find.
"Curt Moreck" was one of the many pseudonyms of prolific writer, translator and editor... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 147978
GOLDMAN, Emma. Die Ursachen des Niederganges der russischen Revolution.
Berlin : 1922First edition thus of a compilation of four key articles on Russia, children's welfare, and the lives of two of Goldman's fellow revolutionaries, published immediately after her exile in Russia by the Berlin-based Der Syndikalist, one of the most important publishers of anarchic and syndicalist material at the time; a nice copy in the original wrappers.
The... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 141115
MENGER, Carl; HAYEK, Friedrich August von (ed.) Gesammelte Werke. Herausgegeben mit einer Einleitung und einem Schriftenverzeichnis von F. A. Hayek. 2. Auflage. Mit 1 Tafel.
Tübingen : 1968-70Self-styled second collected edition of Menger's writings, essentially a reproduction of the four volumes printed as part of the London School of Economics series of reprints of scarce tracts in economics and political science (nos. 17-20), with the original English language introduction by Hayek here translated into German, portrait frontispeices added... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 135365
KANT, Immanuel. Critik der reinen Vernunft.
Frankfurt and Leipzig : 1794Early edition of the supreme German philosophical work of the 18th century, Kant's Critique of Pure Reason, first published in 1781, the text here based on Kant's revised second edition of 1787. This copy in a contemporary German binding, fresh and unrestored; from the library, with posthumous bookplate to front pastedown, of German politician Maximilian... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 143960
WICKSELL, Knut. Über Wert, Kapital und Rente nach den neueren nationalökonomischen Theorien.
Jena : 1893First edition, presentation copy of Wicksell's first book, inscribed by him on the title: "Assessor C. O. Montan, vänskapsfullt från förf." An analysis of the theory of distribution, the first English translation, Value, Capital, and Rent, was published in 1954. "In Value, Capital, and Rent he performed a remarkable labour of synthesis. He adopted... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 119110
SCHLOSSER, Johann Georg. Politische Fragmente;
Leipzig & Basel : 1777-84First edition of each work by the German lawyer and anti-physiocrat Johann Georg Schlosser (1739-1799). A native of Frankfurt-am-Main, friend and later brother-in-law of Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Schlosser gained public attention in 1771 with his first work, Katechismus der Sittenlehre für das Landvolk. In March 1773 he obtained employment from the... Learn More£8,250.00
Stock Code: 114611
MARX, Karl. Misère de la philosophie. Réponse à la philosophie de la misère de M. Proudhon.
Paris & Brussels : 1847First edition of Marx's caustic attack on Proudhon, "the bitterest attack delivered by one thinker upon another since the celebrated polemics of the Renaissance" (Isaiah Berlin), one of 800 copies printed.
"In 1846 Proudhon published his celebrated book, La Philosophie de la Misère. He and Marx had remained friends, though their relation had... Learn More£25,000.00
Stock Code: 119971
BURROUGHS, William S. Die Wilden Boys. Roman. Port of Saints. Arbeistjournal zu Die wilden Boys.
[Frankfurt] : 1980First edition in German, inscribed by William Burroughs to the illustrator S. Clay Wilson on the title page, "To Herr Clay von Wilson, viele grussen sic on a great Arbeit, von William S. Burroughs", with Wilson's own signature above and on the first blank. This copy was finely bound for Wilson by the printer, and has samples of the materials used in... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 143542
BÖHM-BAWERK, E. von. Kapital und Kapitalzins.
Innsbruck : 1884-89Scarce first edition of the chief work of Böhm-Bawerk's life, a copy with a marked provenance. First owned by Philip Wicksteed, with his ownership inscription dated 1886 on the first leaf and with his bookplate. The volume subsequently passed to the British Library of Political Science, from there to the Armstrong College Library in Newcastle, and... Learn More£9,750.00
Stock Code: 97505
HUSSERL, Edmund. Philosophie der Arithmetik.
Halle-Saale : 1891First edition of Husserl's first book, the initial volume of his Philosophie der Arithmetik. Husserl (18591938) began his career as a mathematician, and it was in search of complete clarity respecting fundamental mathematical concepts that, with the encouragement of Franz Brentano, to whom this work is dedicated, he turned to the philosophy of mathematics.... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 131952
OLYMPIC GAMES - RICHTER, Walter. Die Olympischen Spiele 1936
Altona-Bahrenfeld [Hamburg] : 1936First editions, "601. - 700. Tausend", complete with all photoprints mounted in place, a remarkably well preserved set of this handsome production. "In the medals table the Germans won, followed by the Americans and Hungarians. National Socialist leaders interpreted this success as a sign of Aryan superiority. However, the star of the games was the... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 133689
WITTGENSTEIN, Ludwig - ENGELMANN, Paul. Briefe von Ludwig Wittgenstein und Errinnerungen an ihn.
Tel Aviv : 1965An original German typescript copy of Engelmann's correspondence from, and memories of, Ludwig Wittgenstein, posthumously prepared for publication and with an introduction by his friend Dr. Josef Schächter. With occasional manuscript corrections and occasional notes for the translator, L. Furtmüller, in blue ballpoint and in pencil. Unpublished before... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 133740
KAHN, Fritz. Das Leben des Menschen.
Stuttgart : 1926-31An exceptional set of Fritz Kahn's modernist magnum opus, very rare in the dust jackets, with a fine example of the iconic poster "Der Mensch als Industriepalast". Also present are the poster "Stammbaum des Menschen", the eight-page explanatory text, the publisher's prospectus, and 3D glasses for viewing some of the illustrations.
The dust jackets... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 144917
MARX, Karl. Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie.
Hamburg : 1867First edition, presentation copy, inscribed not quite a year after publication on the verso of the title, "Au citoyen César de Paepe, salut fraternel, Karl Marx, Londres 3 Septembre 1868", and with one small pencil correction to the text, also presumably by Marx. The Belgian César De Paepe (18411890) was the leader of the International Working Men's... Learn More£500,000.00
Stock Code: 116802
KAUTSKY, Karl. Die Agrarfrage: eine Uebersicht über die Tendenzen der modernen Landwirthschaft und die Agrarpolitik der Sozialdemokratie.
Stuttgart : 1899First edition, presentation copy from the author to the important French communist Paul Lafargue, inscribed by him, "A son cher Lafargue, K. Kautsky, Berlin 3/1/99". The Marxist theorist's analysis of capitalism in agriculture is a book that Lenin declared "the most important event in present-day economic literature since the third volume of Capital".
Kautsky... Learn More£11,000.00
Stock Code: 118919
HUME, David. Herrn Hume Vier Philosophen. Quod vitae sectabor iter?
Glogau : 1760Scarce first German language edition of essays 6-9 from the second volume of Hume's Essays, moral and political of 1742. The essays are; "The Epicurean", "The Stoic", "The Platonist" and "The Sceptic". The translation was made from the French Oeuvres philosophiques (1758). Hume's essays are followed by "Apuleius's" Discourse on happiness, translated... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 146123
KAFKA, Franz. In der Strafkolonie.
Leipzig : 1919First edition, first impression, in the deluxe binding. One of 1,000 copies of Kafka's short story set in an unnamed penal colony which he wrote in October 1914.
The "relatively long time span between composition and first publication is due in part to Kafka's dissatisfaction with the original conclusion of the story", however, "Kafka revised... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 149938
MENGER, Carl. Beiträge zur Währungsfrage in Oesterreich-Ungarn. Abdruck aus den Jahrbüchern für Nationalökonomie und Statistik. Dritte Folge. Bd. 111.
Jena : 1892First separate edition. Responding to requests that Menger's views on the Austo-Hungarian currency question be made accessible to a wider readership, the present work brings together articles previously published in issues of the Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik. Menger writes in his foreword that the work pays particular attention to... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 98784
WEBER, Max. Zur Geschichte der Handelsgesellschaften im Mittelalter.
Stuttgart : 1889First edition of Weber's first work, the publisher's file copy, with a printed paper label to the front wrapper reading "Archivexemplar! Nach Gebrauch sofort zurückgeben." Max Weber (1864-1920), "one of the most powerful personalities that ever entered the scene of academic science" (Schumpeter, 817n), submitted the present work as his doctoral dissertation.... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 124520
KANT, Immanuel. Ueber eine Entdeckung nach der alle neue Critik der reinen Vernunft durch eine ältere entbehrlich gemacht werden soll.
Königsberg : 1790First edition of this relatively little-known work, published in the same year as the Kritik der Urtheilskraft. The German philosopher Johann Augustus Eberhard (1739-1809), a leading Wolffian, joined with other critics of Kant to found the Philosophisches Magazin, the main goal of which was to challenge Kant's philosophy. The Magazin published many... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 138460
STRIGL, Richard von. Kapital und Produktion.
Vienna : 1934First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Mit hertzlichen Grüssen überreicht vom Verfasser", together with a pencilled note "8/34" possibly the recipient's note of presentation date. Kapital und Produktion, issued as number 7 of the series Beiträge zur Konjunkturforschung, is a major work... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 132830
WIESER, Friedrich von. Der natürliche Werth.
1889First edition of a classic of economics, in which the author attempts to apply marginal utility analysis to the determination of cost. Wieser (1851-1926) was one of the leading exponents of the Austrian, or "subjective", school of economics. Together with his fellow-student and brother-in-law Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, he developed the ideas of Carl Menger... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 119107
WIESER, Friedrich von. Der natürliche Werth.
Vienna : 1889First edition of a classic of economics, in which the author attempts to apply marginal utility analysis to the determination of cost. Wieser (1851-1926) was one of the leading exponents of the Austrian, or "subjective", school of economics. Together with his fellow-student and brother-in-law Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, he developed the ideas of Carl Menger... Learn More£1,850.00
Stock Code: 132829
GOSSEN, Hermann Heinrich. Entwickelung der Gesetze des menschlichen Verkehrs, und der darau fliessenden Regeln für menschliches Handeln.
Berlin : 1889Re-issue of the first edition sheets, originally published in Brunswick in 1854 at the author's own expense, here with new half-title and title page and a leaf of prefatory text by the publisher.
"Gossen, though perhaps not quite a genius, had a brilliant, original, and precise mind. With his one book, he moved constrained optimization into the... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 115549
SCHUMPETER, Joseph Alois. Politische Reden.
Tübingen : 1992First collected edition of Schumpeter's political speeches during his time as Austrian minister of finance in 1919, demonstrating his prowess as a politician. They are largely drawn from newspaper articles, but the work also includes a number of letters, all in German. Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 88487
GOSSEN, Hermann Heinrich. Entwickelung der Gesetze des menschlichen Verkehrs, und der darau fliessenden Regeln für menschliches Handeln.
Berlin : 1889Re-issue of the first edition sheets, originally published in Brunswick in 1854 at the author's own expense, here with a new half-title and title page and a leaf of prefatory text added in 1889 by the publisher. Tipped in at the rear is a copy of Prager's publisher's catalogue for 1907, implying another re-issue due to continued mediocre sales. The... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 131466
LESSING, G. E. Laokoon: oder über die Grenzen der Mahlerey und Poesie.
Berlin : 1766First edition of Lessing's best known work outside Germany, a discussion of the limits and limitations of all the arts. "It contains the first clear statement of the truth, which is now considered axiomatic, that every art is subject to limitations, and can achieve greatness only by a clear understanding of and self-restriction to its proper function"... Learn More£1,100.00
Stock Code: 104638
MACHLUP, Fritz. Börsenkredit, Industrialkredit und Kapitalbildung.
Vienna : 1931First edition, number 2 in the series Beiträge zur Konjunkturforschung. Machlup analyzes stock market bubbles from an Austrian School perspective, in particular the relationship between expanding credit, monetary policy, and rising stock prices. The work was issued in both cloth and wrappers, without priority. It appeared in a revised English version... Learn More£400.00
Stock Code: 142708
THÜNEN, Johann Heinrich von. Der isolirte Staat in Beziehung auf Landwirtschaft und Nationalökonomie,
Rostock : 1842Scarce second edition, revised and expanded, of the first part of Thünen's (1783-1850) key work. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to his son on verso of front free endpaper: "Seinem lieben Sohn Heinrich zum dauernden Andenken, vom Verfasser, Tellow der 25. Dec. 1842". A pioneering economic study on agriculture, the second edition contains... Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 93435
SCHUMPETER, Joseph Alois. Aufsätze zur Tagespolitik.
Tübingen : 1993First edition of this collection of essays by Schumpeter, written when he was Bank President in Austria, and from his time at the universities of Bonn and Harvard. The majority are in German, but there are also essays in English. Subjects covered are monetary issues, introductions to other authors' work, obituary notices (Auspitz, Marx and Menger),... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 88486
ZINCKEN, C. F. W. Rechtliche Wirthschaftssätze und Cautelen bey Contracten, Kaufen, Verkaufen, Verpachten und Verwalten öffentlicher oder Privatgüter,
Riga : 1772Scarce first edition of a legal guide for estate and land managers, written by the son of the German jurist Georg Zincke, with an introductory biography of his father at the beginning of the work. In a series of 305 paragraphs, the author explains all the legal ins and outs of contracts, obligations, buying, selling, brokering, etc. including advice... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 110668
SCHUMPETER, Joseph Alois. Aufsätze zur Tagespolitik.
Tübingen : 1993First edition, first impression. A collection of essays by Schumpeter. Written while bank president of Biedermann-Bank in Austria and during his time at the universities of Bonn and Harvard. Predominantly written in German, but with a handful of essays in English. Subjects covered are monetary issues, introductions to other authors' work, obituaries... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 89917