The Evolution of Modern Capitalism.
A Study of Machine Production.London: Walter Scott, Ltd, 1894 Stock Code: 141204
First edition of Hobson's main work, in which he explores "the practical costs and mechanics of capitalism" (ODNB). Published as part of "The Contemporary Science Series" edited by Havelock Ellis.
Octavo. Original dark red cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, decorations to front board in blind, top edge black.
28 pp. publisher's catalogue at rear.
Ownership signature to front free endpaper and a few instances of pencil marginalia. Spine lightly sunned and nicked, extremities lightly rubbed, boards a touch scuffed, corners slightly bumped, text block a touch strained between half-title and title page, a few corners turned. A very good copy.
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