The Alphabet of Economic Science. Part I [all published]. Elements of the theory of value or worth.London: Macmillan and Co., and New York, 1888 Stock Code: 119996
First edition of Wicksteed's first work. Fundamentally a basic textbook of new economics, it did much to popularise the adjective "marginal" and the term "marginal analysis" and received the approbation of both Edgeworth and Pareto. Batson calls it "a very valuable little work which aims at providing a thorough mathematical explanation of the 'fundamental propositions of the theory of value'" (p. 60).
Octavo (170 x 114 mm). Original cloth, lettered in black.
With 10 folding plates and numerous figures in the text.
Ownership inscription of the noted economist Ronald L. Meek to half-title. Spine ends and corners worn, spine slightly darkened, free endpapers removed; withal a very good copy.
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