Rent in Modern Economic Theory: An Essay in Distribution.New York, Published for the American Economic Association by the Macmillan Company, 1903 Stock Code: 140283
NotesThe copy of the British economist Lionel Robbins, with his ownership signature to the front wrapper, and a few inked lines in margins. Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist of the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics department for thirty years and built it up to its pre-eminent position in British economics" (ODNB). Rent in Modern Economic Theory was the doctoral dissertation of the American economist Alvin Saunders Johnson (1874-1971). Two editions were published in 1903, this in wrappers issued as Vol. III No. 4 of the third series of the Publications of the American Economic Association, and also issued in book form by Columbia University Press, priority not known.
Octavo (244 x 153 mm). Original orange wrappers printed in black, bound into mid-20th-century red cloth, spine lettered in gilt.
Binding in fine condition, spotting at head of pp. 1-4. A very good copy.
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