The New Palgrave. A Dictionary of Economics.London: Macmillan, 1987 Stock Code: 135057
First edition of this "indispensible reference tool" (Kenneth J. Arrow). The New Palgrave was inspired by its predecessor R. H. Inglis Palgrave's Dictionary of Political Economy (Macmillan, 1894-9). The modern version contains 2,000 signed entries, including 700 biographical entries describing the lives and works of the thinkers who have created the discipline, by such experts as K. J. Arrow, G. Debreu, M. Friedman, W. Leontief, P. Samuelson, and G. Stigler.
4 volumes, octavo. Original skiver-backed cloth, spines ruled gilt, titles gilt on a red blocked panel, numbered and lettered gilt.
Occasional figures in the text.
A very good copy.
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