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Souvenirs (1760-1860); precedes d'une introduction par E.-P. Bottinelli.

By: COURNOT, Antoine-Augustin; E. Paul BOTTINELLI.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris:, Hachette et Cie, 1913.: 1913

Seller ID: RH1053


8vo. xxxviii, 266 pp. Index; partially unopened. Printed wrappers; spine a fragment, disbound, otherwise very good. Rare. "Antoine-Augustin Cournot, (born August 28, 1801, Gray, France—died March 31, 1877, Paris), French economist and mathematician. Cournot was the first economist who, with competent knowledge of both subjects, endeavoured to apply mathematics to the treatment of economics. His main work in economics is Recherches sur les principes mathematiques de la theorie des richesses (1838; Researches into the Mathematical Principles of the Theory of Wealth). His primary conc... View more info

"Out of Smalle Beginings. . .": An Economic History of Harvard College in the Puritan Period (1636 to 1712).

By: FOSTER, Margery Somers.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1962.: 1962

Seller ID: BL1542


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xx, 243 pp. Plates, figs., tables, index. Red cloth, gilt-stamped cover emblem and spine title, dust-jacket; jacket a bit worn, else fine. Burndy bookplate. First Edition. View more info

The American Heritage History of American Business & Industry. Introduction by Paul A. Samuelson.

By: GRONER, Alex, et al.; JOSEPHY, Alvin M., Jr. (ed.).

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York:, American Heritage, (1972).: 1972

Seller ID: BL2570


4to. 384 pp. Photos and illustrations (including half-title and frontis., many in color), index. Green cloth, gilt-stamped cover illustration and spine title, dust-jacket; jacket a bit rubbed and worn. Bookplate of the Burndy Library. Very good. ISBN: 070011567 View more info

Shop Talk: Papers on Historical Business and Commercial Records of New England Delivered before a Symposium Held November 2, 1973, at the Boston Public Library.

By: LAWTON, James (ed.).

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston:, Boston Public Library, 1975.: 1975

Seller ID: BL2230

ISBN: 0890730032


8vo. foreword [i], 51, (52) pp. Frontis. port. of Lydia Estes Pinkham, illustrations. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. This work has been bound into a protective library folder with cloth spine. ISBN: 0890730032 View more info

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Principles of political economy: with some inquiries respecting their application, and a sketch of the rise and progress of the science. The fourth edition.

By: MCCULLOCH, J. R. (John Ramsay) (1789-1864).

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Edinburgh:, Adam and Charles Black; London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1849.: 1849

Seller ID: BL4683


8vo. xxiv, 646, 23, [1] pp. Publisher's ads (rear). Original blind-embossed mauve cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, by John Gray, Edinburgh [his binder's sticker at rear]; spine faded, corners showing, rear hinge mended with kozo – additionally reinforcing inner joints. Ownership signatures of two persons (one unreadable; other name is excised, leaving a hole in the front fly leaf. Ex-library rubber stamps title verso & recto; perforated. Good (internally fine). Goldsmiths' 36180. View more info

Reply to Mr. Bosanquet's practical observations on the Report of the Bullion committee.

By: RICARDO, David (1772-1823).

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for J. Murray [etc., etc.], 1811.: 1811

Seller ID: BL4629


Small 8vo. Collation: [a]4[-1], B-I8, K7 vii, [1], 141, [1] pp. Lacks blank prior to title. Modern quarter calf, marbled boards, leather spine label. Title both perforated and rubber-stamped, see also p. 31, 131. Fine. First edition. "Ricardo was very active in the "Bullion Controversy," his first printed work was "The High Price of Bullion, a Proof of the Depreciation of Bank Notes" which were a series of letters that appeared in the Morning Chronicle 1809. Their reception led Ricardo to expound his theories further resulting in a tract of the same title in 1810. In these... View more info

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On the principles of political economy, and taxation. Third edition.

By: RICARDO, David (1772-1823).

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: London:, John Murray, 1821.: 1821

Seller ID: BL4688


8vo. xii, 538 pp. Occasional foxing. Original paper-backed boards, printed paper spine label; spine rebacked with kozo, spine label chipped (a remnant) all extremities worn. Rubber-ownership stamp of Henry R. Wagner. Binding needs work; internally very good. Third edition of this classic work on political economics. This edition includes his chapter "On Machinery," which reconsidered the role of labor and the effect machines had on the labor force. ". . .in Ricardo's view, it is a choice between the potential for detrimental effects on labor from the use of new machinery versus ev... View more info

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Considerations on the State of the Currency.

By: TOOKE, Thomas (1774-1858).

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London:, John Murray, 1826.: 1826

Seller ID: BL4691


8vo. iv, 128, [2], 129-152, [8] pp. Ads at rear (dated Dec. 29, 1825). Original plain boards, printed paper spine label; spine joints reinforced with neat kozo. Very good. Rare. First edition. Written in response to a banking crisis and a collapse in both the economy and of a number of British banks, Tooke quickly sought to influence party policy with his viewpoint on economics. ". . . the pamphlet, Considerations on the State of the Currency (1826), was sparked by the collapse of the London financial market in late-1825. This financial crisis was accompanied by bank collapses, widesprea... View more info