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TURGOT, Anne Robert Jacques. Réflexions sur la formation et la distribution des richesses.
[No place] : 1788First edition in book form of Turgot's Réflexions, a milestone in the history of economic thought, which exerted a major influence on Adam Smith, from the library of French economist and follower of Saint Simon, Michel Chevalier. Written in 1766, it first appeared in 1769-70 in the Ephémérides du citoyen.
"The Réflexions is a remarkable... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 142055
ROWLANDSON, Thomas (illus.); COMBE, William (text). The English Dance of Death.
London : 1815-1816First edition, and a particularly nice example; "indispensable to any Rowlandson collection, one of the essential pivots of any colour plate library" (Tooley). The book was originally published in 24 monthly numbers and on completion issued in two volumes in boards. This copy is an example of the remainder binding, matching the Abbey copy, which they... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 143969
SCHUMPETER, Joseph Alois. Business Cycles.
New York and London : 1939First edition, first printing, of one of Schumpeter's most significant contributions to economic theory, among the seminal texts of business cycle literature.
Once again Schumpeter placed the entrepreneur at the centre of events, perhaps why it "met with a less-than-enthusiastic reception. The monumental nature of this study, which included... Learn More£5,250.00
Stock Code: 143901
DICKENS, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.
London : April 1838 - October 1839First edition in original parts. Plates in parts 1-2 with publisher's imprint; parts 4 and 5 are first issues; part 14 with notice of postponement of the plates "in consequence of the sudden indisposition of the artist"; plate 29 in part 15 in first state.
Dickens's third novel continued the picaresque mode of Pickwick. The exposure of conditions... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 142805
WARD, Edwin. Knapsack-Manual for Sportsmen on the Field.
London : 1872First and only edition of this rarely encountered field manual for big game trophy hunters, which identifies the species to seek in the various "hunting fields" of the world, and sets out the taxidermy techniques of preservation, preparation, and "artistic setting up" in the creation of a private museum. A well-preserved copy in the attractive original... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 141980
LAWRENCE, T. E. Handbook of Hejaz.
Cairo : 1917An excellently provenanced copy of this scarce and important Arab Bureau intelligence manual produced for the Arab Revolt. This second edition expanded considerably on the first of 1916 compiled by Lawrence's mentor D. G. Hogarth, the revision including material from Lawrence himself. Classified secret, the print-run was just 200 and far fewer are... Learn More£32,500.00
Stock Code: 142623
HIRST, Damien. From the Cradle to the Grave. Selected Drawings.
London : 2004First edition, first printing. Limited to 1500 copies signed and numbered by Hirst. Published on the occasion of Hirst's exhibition of drawings at the Tivoli Gallery, Ljubljana, June 10 - September 28, 2003 and subsequently touring under British Council auspices to other venues in Europe. Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 142478
KEATE, Thomas. Observations on the Fifth Report of the Commissioners of Military Enquiry.
London : 1808First and only edition of Keate's justification of his conduct against what he considered the unwarranted criticisms of the commission. Uncommon, with less than a dozen copies located institutionally world-wide. An excellent copy with an attractive provenance, coming from the Mount Stewart library of General Charles Stewart, 3rd marquess of Londonderry,... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 144132
MARX, Karl; RIFAT, Haydar (trans.) Sermaye.
Istanbul : 1933First appearance in book form of Marx's Das Kapital in Turkish, being the first edition of Haydar Rifat's translation, and the first book-length translation (preceded only by Bohor Israel's summary translation in a 1912 journal).
The translation is from Gabriel Deville's French abridgement of the first volume of Das Kapital, originally published... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 142650
GASKELL, Elizabeth. Mary Barton: a Tale of Manchester Life.
London : 1848First edition of the author's first novel, rare in the original cloth. The Bradley Martin copy, with his booklabel to front pastedown of vol. I, and his purchase invoice (60, 11 March 1964) from Pickering & Chatto loosely inserted. Sold in his sale, 30 April and 1 May 1990, part of lot 2863.
The title is ranked first on Sadleir's list of comparative... Learn More£6,250.00
Stock Code: 144255