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(HAYEK, Friedrich August von.) MACHLUP, Fritz (ed.) Essays on Hayek.
New York : 1976First edition, first printing. Milton Friedman provides the foreword to this collection of essays on Hayek, contributed by William F. Buckley, Jr., Gottfried Dietze, Ronald Max Hartwell, Shirley Robin Letwin, Fritz Machlup, George C. Roche III, and Arthur Shenfield. The copy of the economist Charles Baden-Fuller, with his ownership signature to the... Learn More£75.00
Stock Code: 132790
SMITH, Adam. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
London : 1786Fourth edition of "the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought" (PMM), in a fine contemporary binding by one of Scotland's best-known binders of the period, William Scott of Edinburgh, using tools from the workshop of James Scott. "The great majority of the tools used by James Scott are not found in use by any other binders of his time;... Learn More£8,500.00
Stock Code: 132767
EHLERS, Martin. Ueber die Lehre von der mensclichen Freyheit und über die Mittel, zu einer hohen Stufe der menschlichen Freyheit zu gelangen.
Dessau : First edition, notably rare, of the Kiel professor of philosophy and educational reformer's treatise on liberty, this copy from the celebrated Franziska von Hohenheim collection. The work was printed by the Buchhandlung der Gelehrten at Dessau in Saxony-Anhalt, founded in 1781. The press allowed authors greater freedom than usual over size, type, and... Learn More£5,500.00
Stock Code: 132784
GEZ, Avocat au Parlement de Toulouse. [Drop-head title:] Discours adressé (le 9 Mars 1873 [sic]) à une societé d'avocats au parlement de Toulouse, sur son projet d'une conférence de charité.
No place : 1783First and apparently only edition of this speech promoting the establishment in Toulouse of an order of lawyers offering free legal representation to the poor, a "league of generous defenders of the oppressed and destitute". When Maître Gez (c.1700-1792) gave this speech to his peers at the Parlement in Toulouse he had already constituted a group of... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 113275
ASTON, F. W. Isotopes.
London : 1922First edition, first impression, of Aston's key work on isotopes, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1922. Aston, building on the work of J. J. Thomson at Cambridge, developed modern mass spectrograph technology to investigate inconsistencies in the atomic weights of elements. He discovered that "the elements are composed of atoms of varying... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 132759
DUPUIT, A. J. Etienne-Juvenal. De la mesure de l'utilité des travaux publics;
Paris : 1844 & 1849First edition of Dupuit's two articles, printed in numbers 116 and 207 of the Annales des ponts et chaussées. The copy of the economist Henry Ludwell Moore, with his ownership signature on the front free endpaper and his extensive pencilled annotations to the articles, mostly in English with some French. The annotations mostly take the form of summaries... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 127699
HERODOTUS. Historiae, in Greek.
Venice : 1502Editio princeps of Herodotus' history of the Persian Wars, one of the most important texts edited by the great scholar-printer-publisher himself. Herodotus had first been published in Lorenzo Valla's Latin translation. Aldus claims in the dedication that he corrected the text from multiple exemplars, one of the few instances where such a claim by him... Learn More£35,000.00
Stock Code: 103246