Principles of Social Science.
In three volumes.Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1858-1859 Stock Code: 108303
NotesFirst 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).
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.
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.
With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.
Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220