CAREY, Henry Charles.

Principles of Social Science.

In three volumes.

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1858-1859 Stock Code: 108303
£450.00

"Easily the most perverse and the most original American political economist before Veblen"

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First edition. "Carey's economic views were sharply at variance with those of Ricardo and Malthus, and reflect the optimistic characteristic of American conditions favourable to economic expansion. The two leading themes of his writings were protectionism and harmony of interests The scope of Carey's optimistic belief in a harmonious order gradually widened In the Principles of ESocial Science Carey expands his vision of a harmonious order to apply to the universe Carey has been characterized as 'easily the most perverse and the most original American political economist before Veblen' (Conkin)" (The New Palgrave I p. 370).

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Description

3 volumes, octavo (215 x 142 mm). Recent dark red half morocco, marbled sides, titles gilt to spines on black ground, edges sprinkled red, blue endpapers.

Condition

Drexel Institute (Philadelphia) blind-stamp to title- and final pages. A few small spots to prelims, contents slightly toned, small ink-splash to vol. II bottom edge. An excellent copy.

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