The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.London, Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1936 Stock Code: 137302
NotesFirst edition, first impression, of perhaps the most significant economics book of the 20th century. Written in the aftermath of the great depression, Keynes's masterpiece "subjected the definitions and theories of the classical school of economists to a penetrating scrutiny and found them seriously inadequate and inaccurate" (PMM). Its publication quickly and permanently changed the way the world looked at the economy and the role of government in society.
Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, rules continuing to boards in blind. With the dust jacket.
A fine copy, the cloth bright and unmarked, in the very good jacket, browned, extremities a little rubbed and chipped, 3 cm closed tear to foot of spine panel and very faint pencil mark to rear panel.
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