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The Money Illusion.

New York: Adelphi Company, 1928 Stock Code: 123994
£1,750.00
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In the striking dust jacket

First edition, first printing. Based on lectures given in the summer of 1927 before the Geneva School of International Studies, this work's aim "is to show how unstable in buying power are all monetary units, including the dollar; what hidden causes produce that instability; what harm results, although ascribed to other causes; and what are the various remedies which have been tried or proposed" (Preface).

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Description

Octavo. Original green cloth, spine and front cover lettered in black. With the dust jacket.

Condition

Previous ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Spine ends lightly rubbed and bumped, text block visible at pp. 16-7 and 32-3 but holding firm, overall a clean copy in the worn dust jacket, chipped and torn at edges, with a few tape repairs to extremities and some minor loss to spine.

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