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A PERPLEXED PHILSOPHER: Being an Examination of Mr. Herbert Spencer's Utterances on the Land Question with Some Incidental Reference to His Synthetic Philosophy

By: George, Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Webster & Company, 1892.: 1892.

Seller ID: 4704

Condition: Good


New York: Charles Webster & Company, 1892.. 1892.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped with some light staining. The head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. Half-title, iii & 319 pages plus an 8-page publisher's catalog. The hinges are cracked & the endpapers & front & rear blanks are darkened with a piece out of the corner of the front endpaper. Good working copy. First edition. First Edition. View more info

A PERPLEXED PHILSOPHER: Being an Examination of Mr. Herbert Spencer's Various Utterances on the Land Question with Some Incidental Reference to His Synthetic Philosophy

By: George, Henry

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Webster & Company, 1892.: 1892.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26383

Condition: Fair


New York: Charles Webster & Company, 1892.. 1892.. Fair. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE EMINENT ECONOMIST & PHILOSOPHER HENRY GEORGE - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The cloth is splitting along the front joint and the front cover is nearly detached. The spine is chipped with 2 horizontal tears. The covers are rubbed & bumped with some staining. Half-title, iii & 319 pages plus an 8-page publisher's catalog. The hinges are cracked and the front endpaper is lacking. There are some minor chips to the front edges of the first few leaves and minor dampstaining to the inner edge of ... View more info

FOREST INDUSTRIES OF THE PHILIPPINES by Winslow L. Gooch, Forest Products Utilization Specialist (Special Technical and Economic Mission to the Philippines), United States Mutual Security Agency

By: Gooch, Winslow L

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Manila: The Bureau of Forestry, May 1953.: May 1953.

Seller ID: 11560

Condition: Very good


Manila: The Bureau of Forestry, May 1953.. May 1953.. Very good. - Small quarto [10-3/8 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial green & white wraps. The rear wrap is soiled & spotted with its bottom corner chipped. There is some very light spotting to the front wrap. The spine is creased, chipped & slightly darkened. 160 mechanically reproduced pages with an errata sheet tipped onto the title page. Black- and-white illustrations & tables. The front edge of the last leaf is chipped & the bottom corners of a number of rear leaves are chipped, else very good. "A Co... View more info

FOREIGN STOCK EXCHANGE PRACTICE AND COMPANY LAWS OF ALL THE CHIEF COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD. Methods of Selling British Securities Abroad. Foreign Laws affecting British Works and Branches established Abroad

By: Greenwood, W[illiam]. J[ohn]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London: The Financial Book Co., 1911.: 1911.

Seller ID: 27761

Condition: Good


London: The Financial Book Co., 1911.. 1911.. Good. - Small octavo, red cloth. The binding is bumped & soiled with a small stain to the bottom edge of the rear cover. The spine is faded with the head chipped. xxxii & 272 pages, There is a tiny stain to the fore-edge & to the front edge of 1 page. Good. First edition.From the library of Roland Redmond, counsel to the law firm of Carter, Ledyard and Milburn. The firm's stamp is on the pastedowns and endpapers & on the bottom edge of the book.Rare in commerce. First Edition. View more info

A HISTORY OF THE GOVERNMENT SAVINGS BANK OF N. S. W. (Australia's Largest Savings Bank). An Outline of the events leading to its Present Importance. With a Foreword by H. D. Hall (President)

By: Griffiths, Noel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney: W. T. Baker & Co. Ltd. Printers, 1930.: 1930.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12739

Condition: Good


Sydney: W. T. Baker & Co. Ltd. Printers, 1930.. 1930.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The covers are bumped with fraying to the top corner of the rear cover. The head of the spine is rubbed, the tail is slightly chipped & the titling on the spine is somewhat faded. 95 pages. The front endpaper is darkened & there is foxing throughout. Illustrated with black-and-white plates. Good. First edition.From the library of Robert McCall, whose signature appears on the front endpaper and whose name is underlined in the Preface, where the author thanks h... View more info

THE GUTMAN LETTER

By: Gutman, Walter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (New York: Something Else Press, 1969).: 1969).

Seller ID: 4893

Condition: Very good


(New York: Something Else Press, 1969).. 1969).. Very good. - Quarto, teal cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in a dust wrapper. There is a small area of staining to the bottom edge of the front cover. The dust jacket is rubbed with the top edge chipped. xi, [i] & pages [13]-142, printed in 2 columns. Small areas of the front endpapers are rubbed & there is a tear to the top corner of the endpaper. Illustrated in color & black & white. Very good. First edition. The illustrations document the non-Wall Street activities of security analyst and former art critic and painter Gutman, his love... View more info

Image for NEWSPAPER PORTRAIT INSCRIBED TO FUTURE NEW YORK POLITICIAN SEYMOUR HALPERN ON THE VERSO AND SIGNED BY WILLIAM HOPE "COIN" HARVEY, A LEADING ADVOCATE OF COINAGE OF SILVER INTO MONEY.

NEWSPAPER PORTRAIT INSCRIBED TO FUTURE NEW YORK POLITICIAN SEYMOUR HALPERN ON THE VERSO AND SIGNED BY WILLIAM HOPE "COIN" HARVEY, A LEADING ADVOCATE OF COINAGE OF SILVER INTO MONEY.

By: Harvey, William Hope. (1851-1936). Known as "Coin" Harvey, he was a leading advocate of the use of silver as legal tender.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Circa [1930].: [1930].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34344

Condition: Very good


Circa [1930].. [1930].. Very good. - Portrait, approximately 5 inches high by 3-3/8 inches wide, clipped from a newspaper and mounted on a piece of card 6-5/8 inches high by 5 inches wide. Inscribed & signed on the verso in black ink: "To / Seymour Halpern / with my best wishes / W H Harvey". There is some minor soiling to the mount & a small area of the surface of its bottom edge is rubbed away. Very good. William Hope Harvey [1851-1936] was an American lawyer, author, politician and health resort owner. Known as "Coin" Harvey, he is best remembered as a leading promoter of... View more info

PALGRAVE'S DICTIONARY OF POLITICAL ECONOMY. 3 volumes

By: Higgs, Henry; editor

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1925, 1926.: 1925, 1926.

Seller ID: 6962

Condition: Good


London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1925, 1926.. 1925, 1926.. Good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt. Bumped & lightly rubbed with a few small stains & light staining to Vol. 1 rear cover; tiny hole in cloth of Vol. 2 rear cover; score mark to Vol. 3 front cover. xvii, [i] & 924 pp.; xviii, [i] & 966 pp. plus publisher's catalogue; and xxiii & 849 pp. plus publisher's catalogue. Owner's ink inscription & signature on Vol. 1 front endpaper with stain to flyleaf, light soiling to half-title & page edges slightly darkened; Vol. 2 cracked at p. 464 with tears to paper along front hinge & the r... View more info

WORK AND WEALTH: A Human Valuation

By: Hobson, J. A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY: The Macmillan Company, 1914.: 1914.

Seller ID: 1502

Condition: Good


NY: The Macmillan Company, 1914.. 1914.. Good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt on spine. The covers are rubbed & bumped with a few small, light stains. The spine & titling are faded with the head & tail chipped. xvi, [1] l. & 367 pp. & 7-page publisher's catalogue. There is an attractive bookplate on the front pastedown with light offsetting to the endpaper. The book is lightly cracked at p. 254 & there is a short tear to 1 page of the catalogue. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF GENERAL HISTORIES OF ECONOMICS 1692-1975

By: Howey, Richard S

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lawrence, KS: The Regents Press of Kansas, (1982).: (1982).

Seller ID: 2181

Condition: Fine


Lawrence, KS: The Regents Press of Kansas, (1982).. (1982).. Fine. - Octavo, light tan cloth titled in black. The covers are bumped with some soiling to the rear cover. xii & 240 pp. The contents are fine. 998 items are catalogued with appendices and tables providing additional information. View more info

Image for SPEECH OF MR. HUBBARD, OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, ON THE BILL IMPOSING ADDITIONAL DUTIES, AS DEPOSITARIES IN CERTAIN CASES, ON PUBLIC OFFICERS, &C. Delivered in the Senate of the United States, Feb. 7 and 8, 1838.

SPEECH OF MR. HUBBARD, OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, ON THE BILL IMPOSING ADDITIONAL DUTIES, AS DEPOSITARIES IN CERTAIN CASES, ON PUBLIC OFFICERS, &C. Delivered in the Senate of the United States, Feb. 7 and 8, 1838.

By: Hubbard, Henry [1784-1857].

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: Printed at the Globe Office, 1838.: 1838.

Seller ID: 36958

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in cream-colored self-wrappers. 23 pages plus rear blank. The title page is partially detached & there is some foxing & darkening to its edges. There are 2 horizontal creases to each page where the pamphlet has been folded. There are 3 pinholes down the inside edge of each page where the cord used in the binding is lacking. One cord still holds the pages together. Good Henry Hubbard [1784-1857] was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1829 to 1835. He was elected to the Senate as a Democrat in March 1835, remaining in office until March 1841. Fr... View more info

DER KAMPF UM DIE GOLDWAHRUNG IN ENGLAND: Zur Ideengeschichte der Englischen Geldpolitik seit Kriegsende. (Cover title)

By: Jaksch, Hellmut

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Riga: Buchdruckerei W. F. Hacker, 1928.: 1928.

Seller ID: 15131

Condition: Good


Riga: Buchdruckerei W. F. Hacker, 1928.. 1928.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream self-wraps backed with paper tape. The wraps are darkened, chipped & soiled with the corners creased. The head of the spine is torn & the paper tape is chipped with stains around the staples. 74 & [1] pages. The fore-edge and top & bottom edges are stained. The page edges are darkened & their corners & front edges are creased. Good only. "Inaugural-Dissertation zur erlangung der wurde eines Doktors der Staatswissenschaften der hohen Rechts- und Staatswissenschaftlichen Fakultat der Christian... View more info

MAKE EVERYBODY RICH: Industry's New Goal

By: Javits, Benjamin A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York: R. C. Forbes Publishing Company, (1929).: (1929).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 27120

Condition: Very good


New York: R. C. Forbes Publishing Company, (1929).. (1929).. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY BENJAMIN JAVITS - Octavo, tan paper covered boards backed with black cloth. The corners & the rear board are lightly rubbed & there are a few tiny white marks to the boards The spine is faded. 300 pages. Very good. Inscribed at length on the front endpaper to Percy H. Johnston, President of Chemical Bank [1920-1948] and signed in full by the author: "...The intelligent use of credit is the greatest force for good in the world to-day. It seems too bad that we so little understand its use to b... View more info

SKETCHES OF THE LATE DEPRESSION; Its Causes, Effects and Lessons, with A Synoptical Review of Leading Trades during the Past Decade

By: Johnson, William Wickcliffe

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Montreal: J. Theo. Robinson, Publisher, 1882.: 1882.

Seller ID: 24813

Condition: Good


Montreal: J. Theo. Robinson, Publisher, 1882.. 1882.. Good. - Octavo, navy blue cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. There is some white staining to the front cover with a small, white stain to the rear cover. There is a small tear to the head of the spine & the tail is creased. 258 pages. The contents are very good. Good. View more info

WHY ICELAND?

By: Jonsson, Asgeir

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: McGraw-Hill, (2009).: (2009).

Seller ID: 31199

ISBN: 0071632840

Condition: Very good


New York: McGraw-Hill, (2009).. (2009).. Very good. - Octavo, paper-covered boards in a dust wrapper. The dust wrapper is lightly rubbed. vi & 230 pages; Very good. First edition.Asgeir Jonsson, Chief Economist at Kaupthing Bank, Iceland's biggest bank before the economic collapse of 2008, gives an inside account of "how one of the world's smallest countries became the meltdown's biggest casualty". Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Z NEDOSTATKU PENEZ ORBA, OBCHOD, PRUMYSI, REMESLA V NYNEJSI DOBE KLESAJI! Jak si teda k penezum pomuzeme, aby obzivy a blahobytu pribylo?

By: Kampelik, Frantisek Cyril.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Hradec Kralove: Nakladem vlastnim, 1866.: 1866.

Seller ID: 34433

Condition: Very good


Hradec Kralove: Nakladem vlastnim, 1866.. 1866.. Very good. - Octavo, three quarters teal cloth & marbled teal boards with the original green wrappers bound in. There is some light staining to the inner edges of the boards along the spine and the spine is faded. 64 pages. There is scattered foxing. Very good. First edition.Frantisek Cyril Kampelik [1805-1872] was a Czech doctor and author. He participated actively in the revolution of 1848. After the uprising was defeated, a warrant was issued for his arrest and he went into exile for several months. After an unsuccessful run for the sta... View more info

Image for PROMOTIONAL BROCHURE ADVERTISING PUBLICIST VIVIEN KELLEMS' LECTURES ON THE THEATRE.

PROMOTIONAL BROCHURE ADVERTISING PUBLICIST VIVIEN KELLEMS' LECTURES ON THE THEATRE.

By: Kellems, Vivien. (1896-1975). Theatre publicist, lecturer and business woman, well-known for her feuds with the Federal tax authorities.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: circa [1923].: [1923].

Seller ID: 37323

Condition: Very good


- Small quarto [10-1/2 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover. A sheet of cream-colored paper printed in brown is folded once to form a 4-page brochure. A full-page photographic portrait of Vivien Kellems is followed by 2 pages of text on Kellems and her lectures, with a page of testimonials on the 4th side. There is some very light soiling with a light paperclip mark to the top margin of the 1st page. There is a tiny chip to the bottom of the fold. Very good. The brochure states that Miss Kellems hopes through her lectures to carry the message of a better theatre throughout America. Among t... View more info

ESSAYS IN BIOGRAPHY

By: Keynes, John Maynard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1933).: (1933).

Seller ID: 32515

Condition: Good


New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1933).. (1933).. Good. - Octavo, blue cloth in a dust wrapper. The covers are unevenly darkened with some light spotting to the bottom edge of the rear cover. The spine is spotted. The dust jacket chipped with tears & pieces out and with its spine & extremities darkened. The jacket spine is rippled & discolored from humidity. x & 318 pages plus colophon. There is some light staining to the pastedowns & endpapers. 8 black-and-white plates [portraits of economists] with tissue guards. Good in a fair dust wrapper. First American edition. Advance copy wit... View more info

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER: A View of the Productive Forces of Modern Society and the Results of Labor, Capital and Skill. By Charles Knight. Revised and Edited, with Additions, by David A. Wells, A.M. ... Illustrated with Numerous Engravings

By: Knight, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1856.: 1856.

Seller ID: 9625

Condition: Good


Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1856.. 1856.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine with blind-stamped decorations in blind on the covers. The covers are rubbed and soiled with wear to the corners. The head of the spine is heavily chipped with a quarter inch of the cloth having perished. There is a 2 inch split to the cloth along the middle of the rear joint with some corresponding chips to the spine. iv & 503 pages plus a 24-page publisher's catalog, illustrated with numerous textual engravings. A previous owner's name is stamped at the top of the front endpaper and title page. L... View more info

INCENTIVES UNDER CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM.

By: Laidler, Harry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: League for Industrial Democracy, (1933).: (1933).

Seller ID: 33689

Condition: Good


New York: League for Industrial Democracy, (1933).. (1933).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wrappers. The binding is rubbed, bumped & soiled with some minor foxing & a few small stains. There is a tear to the spine at the top staple & the top half inch of the front wrap is detached. 54 pages. The page corners are lightly bumped. Good. First edition.Harry W. Laidler was the Executive Director of the League for Industrial Democracy, described in an introductory note as "a membership society engaged in education toward a social order based on production for... View more info