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Rare History of Economic Thought Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

Biblio has plenty of rare, hard to find, and out of print books on the history of economic thought, and many of them can be found in the Biblio Rare Book Room. From books on the origins of capitalism to books authored by Karl Marx, there is a wide range of diversity featured below in the Biblio Rare Book Room. If you are interested in the history of economic thought, be sure to peruse the selection of rare and antique books below.



An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. In Three Volumes. The Fourth Edition. by SMITH,Adam

3 volumes, octavo, contemporary half calf and marbled boards, contemporary red morocco labels lettered gilt with volume numbers in gilt, head and tails worn, leaf edges entirely uncut, pp.viii + 499 + (1) errata; vi + 518 + (5) appendix + (1) errata; v + ...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£4,950.00


Legal Foundations of Capitalism by John R. Commons

Extremely rare hardback copyright 1924 in good-plus condition; stated first edition, January 1924; well preserved withdrawal from university library with usual stamps and stickers; text block and burgundy boards tight and square; front board shows fading ...

From My November Guest Books

$4,850.00


On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation by Ricardo,David

Octavo, 22.1 x 14.6 cm, 19th century quarter polished calf and marbled boards, calf edges to boards, spine with five raised bands, red morocco labels lettered gilt, leaf edges untrimmed, pp.viii + 589 + (1p) errata + (14pp) index, numerous pencil underlin...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£29,000.00


The Works of Adam Smith, LL.D....With an account of his life and writings by Dugald Stewart. In Five Volumes by Smith,Adam

5 volumes, octavo, contemporary calf, contemporary labels lettered in gilt, edges rubbed, covers scuffed, ruled in gilt, spines richly gilt, pp.xv +611; viii + (1) + 499; vi + 523; v + (1) + 515; iv + 584, engraved frontispiece portrait of Adam Smith to ...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£3,000.00


Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy by Schumpeter, Joseph A. [Signed]

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers. Hardcover. Boldly signed and dated, without inscription, by Schumpeter upon front free endpaper. A revision of the 1942 first edition with new material appraising the social changes wrought by WWII. xiv, 411...

From RareNonFiction.com

$75,000.00


An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. New Edition in Four Volumes. Embellished with an Elegant Head of the Author. Embellished with an Elegant Head of the Author. by SMITH,ADAM

4 volumes, twelvemo, ORIGINAL PALE BLUE BOARDS, UNCUT, original printed paper labels, engraved frontispiece portrait of Adam Smith from the Tassie Medallion, pp.viii, 304; iv, 286; iv, 284, (4); iv, 280, skilful repair to hinges of volume I, heads of spin...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£1,000.00


THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT INTEREST AND MONEY. by KEYNES. JOHN MAYNARD

Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1936. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.7 inches). Publishers dark blue cloth with four blind ruled lines on each board. Spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Aside from a couple of very small indents into the cloth on the spine...

From Paul Foster Books

£7,500.00


Six Crises by Richard Nixon SIGNED

Doubleday, 1962. HBDJ, Stated 1st edition, 1962, OP, Minor Rub, Soil DJ, small mended tear DJ,owner sticker, VG+/VG, AS-IS. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover....

From BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS

$196.00


THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT INTEREST AND MONEY. by KEYNES. JOHN MAYNARD

Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1936. FIRST EDITION. 1st printing. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.6 inches). A previous owner has written their name on the title page and there are a few previous owner's ink marks on pages 3 and 4, otherwise a near fine bright copy in...

From Paul Foster Books

£950.00


A TREATISE ON MONEY. Volume one; The pure theory of money. --- Volume two; The applied theory of money by KEYNES. JOHN MAYNARD

Macmillan and co. Limited. London. 1930. FIRST EDITION. Two Volumes. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.7 inches). Ex Library set, withdrawn from University Library (Exeter). Circular perforated library stamp to each title page and ink number written on the verso of both tit...

From Paul Foster Books

£250.00


1933 Chicago and The World's Fair by Anon

Inside is nice with the exception of a border mark around something that had been laid in and removed on flyleaf page. Hardcover, no dust jacket, is bent and has a wavy affect from being stored poorly. There are some small nicks on the spine and top edge....

From booksnvintage

$120.00


Liar's Poker : Signed by Author by Michael Lewis

New York : W. W. Norton, c1989; Scarce! Hard to Find! Signed copy, No edition stated, Fine Hardcover in Near Fine unclipped Dust Jacket. "Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street, is a humorous yet disturbing tell-all account, chronicling ...

From Books In Time

$129.00


Some Thoughts on Education and An Essay on the Consequences of the Lowering of Interest and Raising the Value of Money ( The Works of John Locke ) by Locke, John

London: Ward, Lock, and Co. No date, circa 1880s. Very Good, tidy prior owner name front end page, end pages uniformly browned, wear to cloth at spine ends and tips. Original brown cloth with gilt title and device. Paginated 399-722. Top edge gilt. An un...

From Dale Steffey Books

$100.00


An Inquiry into the Principles of Political Oeconomy by STEUART,SIR JAMES

Three volumes, octavo, contemporary pale Irish calf, contemporary dark red labels lettered and numbered gilt, slight wear to head and tails of volume II, pp. (4) + (8) + iii-xii + (6) + 426 + (2)adverts; (32) + 424; (8) + 431 + folding table of coins + ...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£3,500.00


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