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Economics, Philosophy and the Social Sciences

 Anonymous. Gneist Und Mill. Alt-Englische Und Neu-Englische Staatsanschauung. Eine Politische Parallele.

ANONYMOUS

Gneist Und Mill. Alt-Englische Und Neu-Englische Staatsanschauung. Eine Politische Parallele.

ANONYMOUS. Gneist und Mill. Alt-Englische und Neu-Englische Staatsanschauung. Eine politische Parallele. Berlin, Verlag von W.Adolf & Comp. H.Hengst, 1869 Octavo, original publishers printed orange paper covers, pp.39 First edition. Rudolf von Gneist [1816-1895] was a liberal German jurist, legal reformer, legislator and political theoretician. Ra....

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WALTER BAGEHOT. The English Constitution.

WALTER BAGEHOT

The English Constitution.

One of the most important texts in English plitical literat6ure.

London, Chapman Hall 1867 Octavo, 8.0 x 5 ¼ ins, original publishers cloth, spine lettered gilt, covers gilt ruled, an excellent copy. Prining and the Mind of Man 358 First edition of the classic account of the unwritten constitution. Bagehot gets rid of all the formal history of ‘checks and balances’, and shows where the centre of power rea....

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Jeremy Bentham. Rationale of Judicial Evidence, specially applied to English Practice. From the manuscripts of Jeremy Bentham, Esq. Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn. London, Hunt and Clarke, 1827

JEREMY BENTHAM

Rationale of Judicial Evidence, specially applied to English Practice. From the manuscripts of Jeremy Bentham, Esq. Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn. London, Hunt and Clarke, 1827

Edited by John Suart Mill - his first great literary effort.

5 volumes, octavo, antique style quarter green morocco, contemporary black and red morocco labels lettered gilt, pp. xxii, 606, (2); xii, 700, (2); xii, 658; xii, 645; xii, 787, with all the half titles, with ‘John S Mill’ printed at the end of the Preface to volume I. £3,000 First edition. John Stuart Mill’s first great literary effort. ....

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Pietro Borgo. Libro de Abacho 1540

PIETRO BORGO

Libro de Abacho 1540

The second Italian commercial arithmetic – a practical book for the use of merchants

BORGO,Pietro. Libro de Abacho. Venice,Bernardino de Bindoni 1540 Quarto, 20.0 x 15.5 cm, contemporary vellum, yapped edges, later endpapers, 99 leaves [leaves 1, 68-69, 88, 91 and 100 are unnumbered; no leaves for 7 and 8; leaf 80 is misnumbered 74, leaf 86 misnumbered 8], woodcut initials, rinted mathematical calculations in the margins thro....

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ROBERT BOYLE and JOHN LOCKE. General History of the Air 1692

ROBERT BOYLE AND JOHN LOCKE

General History of the Air 1692

Edited by John Locke

BOYLE,Robert and LOCKE,John The General History of the Air, Designed and Begun by the Honble Robert Boyle Esq. London, Awnsham and John Churchill 1692 Quarto, fine contemporary panelled calf, five raised bands, morocco label lettered gilt, pp.xii, 259, [1] adverts, woodcut diagram in the margins of pp.133, 135, inscribed in ink on inner blank Ex L....

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J H Bridges. The Unity Of Comte’s Life And Doctrine. A Reply To Strictures On Comte’s Later Writings, Addressed To J.S.Mill, Esq.,M.P.

J H BRIDGES

The Unity Of Comte’s Life And Doctrine. A Reply To Strictures On Comte’s Later Writings, Addressed To J.S.Mill, Esq.,M.P.

RIDGES,J.H. The Unity of Comte's Life and Doctrine. A reply to strictures on Comte's later writings, addressed to J.S.Mill, Esq.,M.P. London, Trübner & Co., 1866 Octavo, quarter cloth and marbled boards, paper label, pp.70. First edition. The positivist John Henry Bridges (1832-1906) was, alongside Richard Congreve, Frederic Harrison and Edward B....

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John Briscoe. An Explanatory Dialogue of a late Treatise, intituled A Discourse on the late Funds of the Million-Act, Lottery-Act, and Bank of England.With Proposals for Supplying their Majesties with Money on easy Terms

JOHN BRISCOE

An Explanatory Dialogue of a late Treatise, intituled A Discourse on the late Funds of the Million-Act, Lottery-Act, and Bank of England.With Proposals for Supplying their Majesties with Money on easy Terms

Proposals for a Land Bank - Money creation and debt management

BRISCOE,[John]. An Explanatory Dialogue of a late Treatise, intituled A Discourse on the late Funds of the Million-Act, Lottery-Act, and Bank of England.With Proposals for Supplying their Majesties with Money on easy Terms, Exempting the Nobility, Gentry, &c. from Taxes, enlarging their yearly Estates, and enriching all the Subjects in the Kingdom.....

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Nikolai CHERNYSHEVZSKII. Works by N. Chernishevsky. Supplements and Notes on the Jervic Book of the MYTHIUAN ECONOMY by Jong Stuart Mippa. Volume III [Together With] Ouerki Ia of the MYTHIUAN ECONOMY (II Miaayu) Volume IV

NIKOLAI CHERNYSHEVZSKII

Works by N. Chernishevsky. Supplements and Notes on the Jervic Book of the MYTHIUAN ECONOMY by Jong Stuart Mippa. Volume III [Together With] Ouerki Ia of the MYTHIUAN ECONOMY (II Miaayu) Volume IV

CHERNYSHEVZSKII,Nikolai. Works by N. Chernishevsky. Supplements and additions to the first book of the MYTHIUAN ECONOMY by Jong Stuart Mipp. Volume III [together with] Ouerki and the MYTHIUAN ECONOMY (II Miaayu) Volume IV. Elindina and Comtsany, Geneva. 1869; H.Georg, Genève & Bale 1870. 2 volumes bound in one, octavo, 19th century boards rebacked, ....

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Auguste Comte. Cours de Philosophie Positive. Paris, Bachelier 1830, 1835, 1838, 1839, 1841,1842

AUGUSTE COMTE

Cours de Philosophie Positive. Paris, Bachelier 1830, 1835, 1838, 1839, 1841,1842

6 volumes, octavo, contemporary marbled boards, rebacked, spines with raised bands gilt, red morocco labels, volume numbers gilt, pp.viii + 739 + (3) with 1 folding table; (3)-724; (3)-845+(3); xi + (1) + 736; iv + 775 + (1); xxxviiipp + (2) + 904, withou

“one of the most profound books ever written on the philosophy of the sciences” £2,500 FIRST EDITION of one of the major documents of secular philosophy. Auguste Comte (1798-1857) began a course of lectures in Paris in 1826 on positive philosophy which were expanded into this six volume work. The Cours de Philosophie Positive was published....

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Samuel Fothergill. Liberty, Licence And Prohibition: An Examination Of The Arguments Of John Stuart Mill, In His Work On Liberty, In Relation To The Liquor Traffic

SAMUEL FOTHERGILL

Liberty, Licence And Prohibition: An Examination Of The Arguments Of John Stuart Mill, In His Work On Liberty, In Relation To The Liquor Traffic

FOTHERGILL,Samuel. Liberty, Licence and Prohibition: an examination of the arguments of John Stuart Mill, in his work on liberty, in relation to the liquor traffic. Manchester : Tubbs & Brook ; London : W.Tweedie no date circa 1859-1873 Octavo, cloth boards, 26pp First and only edition of this very rare tract by Samuel Fothergill on temperance and....

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George Joachim GOSCHEN. The Theory of Foreign Exchanges 
1861 First edition

GEORGE JOACHIM GOSCHEN

The Theory of Foreign Exchanges 1861 First edition

The classic treatise on foreign exchanges. The first systematic exposition of the effects of the bank rate

The Theory of Foreign Exchanges. London, Effingham Wilson Royal Exchange 1861 Contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards, spine lettered gilt, label of Bibliothek der Wiener Handelsakademie on the upper cover and inside, leaf edges marbled, printers woodcut on title of a grasshopper, pp.xii + 139 pages, discreet library stamp on title, a fine c....

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John Grote. An Examination Of The Utiltarian Philosophy. Edited By Joseph Bickersteth Mayor

JOHN GROTE

An Examination Of The Utiltarian Philosophy. Edited By Joseph Bickersteth Mayor

GROTE,John. An Examination of the Utilitarian Philosophy. Edited by Joseph Bickersteth Mayor. Cambridge, Deighton,Bell, and Co. 1870 Octavo, original publishers brown cloth, spine lettered gilt, pp.xxiv, 362, 12 adverts, some pencil annotations on the blank endpapers. First edition. John Grote [1813-1866] was the younger brother of the historian G....

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Thomas Hare. The Election Of Representatives, Parliamentary And Municipal: A Treatise

THOMAS HARE

The Election Of Representatives, Parliamentary And Municipal: A Treatise

HARE,Thomas. The election of representatives, parliamentary and municipal: A Treatise. London, Longman, Brown 1859 Octavo, half green morocco and marbled boards, spine lettered gilt, pp.xxxiv, 338, 24 adverts, outer margin of 2 leaves strengthened. Rare First edition. The classic treatise on the single transferable vote. 'This great practical and ....

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David Hume. The Life of David Hume Esq. Written by Himself.
London, W.Strahan and T.Cadell 1777

DAVID HUME

The Life of David Hume Esq. Written by Himself. London, W.Strahan and T.Cadell 1777

First edition in the original blue paper covers.

Small octavo, original blue paper covers, worn and dust stained, spine frayed, stitched as issued, engraved portrait of David Hume by T.Cook, half title + pp.iv + 62pp, duststained, uncut, ownership in ink on the recto of plate Robert Barclay, Capilrig. £2,500 Provenance: Robert Barclay [died 1783], purchased the esta....

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F A Lange. J.St.Mill’s Ansichten über die sociale Frage und die angebliche Umwälzung der Socialwissenschaft durch Carey.Duisberg, Berlag von Falk & Lange 1866

F A LANGE

J.St.Mill’s Ansichten über die sociale Frage und die angebliche Umwälzung der Socialwissenschaft durch Carey.Duisberg, Berlag von Falk & Lange 1866

Influential on Karl Marx and Nietzsche

Octavo, uncut, original publishers printed paper green upper cover, rebacked , uncut, pp.viii, 256. £1,800 First edition by the German philosopher and sociologist Lange’s[1828-1875] highly influential work. Karl Marx read the work extensively during his research on the second volume of Das Kapital and was greatly inspired by it, especially in re....

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John Locke. Some Considerations of the Consequences of the Lowering of Interest and Raising the Value of Money. 1692

JOHN LOCKE

Some Considerations of the Consequences of the Lowering of Interest and Raising the Value of Money. 1692

First edition of John Locke’s first book on economics

[LOCKE, John]. Some Considerations of the Consequences of the Lowering of Interest and Raising the Value of Money. In a Letter to a Member of Parliament. London, Awnsham & John Churchill 1692 Small octavo, 15 x 8.8cm, contemporary mottled calf, rebacked, five raised bands, leaf edges mottled pp.(4) +4 +192, title within double ruled border with....

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MOUNTIFORT LONGFIELD. Lectures in Political Economy. Dublin 1834 First Edition

MOUNTIFORT LONGFIELD

Lectures in Political Economy. Dublin 1834 First Edition

Longfield’s remarkable lectures – a ‘neglected British Economist’

LONGFIELD,Mountifort Lectures on Political Economy, delivered in Trinity and Michaelmas Terms, 1833. Dublin, William Curry, Jun, and Company 1834 Octavo, contemporary cloth backed boards with loss of original paper to boards, printed paper label rubbed, pp.xii, 267, without the half title, a good copy. Blaug: Great Economists before Keynes, ....

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T.R. Malthus. Essai sur le Principe de Population.
Genève 1830

T.R. MALTHUS

Essai sur le Principe de Population. Genève 1830

Original printed paper covers, uncut and unopened

MALTHUS, T.R. Essai sur le Principe de Population…3me edition française, trés-augmentée. Genève, Abraham Cherbuliez 1830 4 volumes, octavo, original printed paper covers, entirely uncut and unopened, xxixpp + 434pp; (2) + 420pp; (2) + 384pp; (2) + 381pp, spines darkened, some wear to extremities, an excellent copy. £500 Not in Kress or....

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Barthélémy MARMONT DU HAUTCHAMP,. Histoire des Finances Sous la Minorité de Louis XV. Pendant les années 1719 & 1720. Précedée D’un Abrégé de la Vie du Duc Regent, & du sur Sr.Law. La Haye 1739

BARTHéLéMY MARMONT DU HAUTCHAMP,

Histoire des Finances Sous la Minorité de Louis XV. Pendant les années 1719 & 1720. Précedée D’un Abrégé de la Vie du Duc Regent, & du sur Sr.Law. La Haye 1739

Eonomist John Law’s System – the best contemporary record and history. The Mississippi Project’s Birth, Bubble and Collapse

[MARMONT DU HAUTCHAMP, Barthélémy] Histoire des Finances Sous la Minorité de Louis XV. Pendant les années 1719 & 1720. Précedée D’un Abrégé de la Vie du Duc Regent, & du sur Sr.Law. Tome Premier – Tome Sixieme. La Haye, chez Pierre du Hondt 1739 Twelvemo, 6 volumes bound in 3 volumes, 16.2 x 9.3cm, very fine contemporary continent....

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Fray Thomas de Mercado. Summa de Tratos y Contratos. Seville 1571

FRAY THOMAS DE MERCADO

Summa de Tratos y Contratos. Seville 1571

The first description of the quantity theory of money

The School of Salamanca and the Quantity Theory of Money THOMAS DE MERCADO, Fray. Summa de Tratos y Contratos...anadidas ala primera addition, muchas nueuas resoluciones. Y dos libros enteros, como parace en la pagina siguente. Seville, Hernando Diaz 1571 Thick quarto, 20.0 x 14.0cm, quarter vellum and cloth boards, five raised bands, spine le....

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William Julius Mickle. The Lusiad; or, the Discovery of India. An Epic Poem. 1778 2nd edition

WILLIAM JULIUS MICKLE

The Lusiad; or, the Discovery of India. An Epic Poem. 1778 2nd edition

Critical attack on Adam Smith’s laissez-faire doctrines to the East India Trade in the Wealth of Nations

MICKLE, William Julius. The Lusiad; or, the Discovery of India. An Epic Poem. Translated from the Original Portugese of Luis de Camöens. The Second Edition. Oxford, Jackson and Lister 1778 Quarto, contemporary tree calf, edges worn, rebacked, red morocco label, (2) + ccxxxvipp + 496pp, including the dedication to the Duke of Buccleuch, engraved ....

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James Mill. A Fragment on Mackintosh 1835

JAMES MILL

A Fragment on Mackintosh 1835

First edition

A Fragment on Mackintosh: being strictures on some passages in the dissertation by Sir James Mackintosh, prefixed to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. London, Baldwin & Cradock 1835 Octavo, original boards rebacked in calf, spine lettered in gilt, corners worn, leaf edges uncut, pp.vi, (2), 431, (1), ownership inscription of W R Sorley, (1855-1935), pr....

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James Mill. Commerce Defended. An answer to the arguments by which Mr Spence, Mr Cobbett, and others, have attempted to prove that Commerce is not a source of National Wealth. London, C. and R. Baldwin, 1808

JAMES MILL

Commerce Defended. An answer to the arguments by which Mr Spence, Mr Cobbett, and others, have attempted to prove that Commerce is not a source of National Wealth. London, C. and R. Baldwin, 1808

Among the most advanced expositions of the theory of saving and capital formation

Octavo, 19 x 21.2 cm, later nineteenth-century quarter calf and marbled boards, spine ruled and decorated gilt, red leather label, originally stab-sewn, lower and fore-edges uncut, top edge gilt , pp.(4) + 154, some spotting and staining, a very good, large copy. £7,000 First edition, very rare, last auction record 1937. A reply to Spence’s Brit....

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James and George Grote Mill. Objections To The Ballot

JAMES AND GEORGE GROTE MILL

Objections To The Ballot

MILL,James and GROTE,George. Objections to the ballot, answered from the writings and speeches of Mill, Grote, &c. London: Henry Hooper, 1837 Octavo, linen-backed marbled boards lettered., pp.20. First edition: variant issue, one of the copies printed for general distribution. A disposal of 23 popular objections to Parliamentary elections by ballo....

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James and John Stuart Mill Mill. THE WESTMINSTER REVIEW. Volume I.

JAMES AND JOHN STUART MILL MILL

THE WESTMINSTER REVIEW. Volume I.

MILL,James & John Stuart MILL. THE WESTMINSTER REVIEW. Volume I. January-April 1824. London,Baldwin, Cradock and Joy 1824 2 parts in one volume, thick octavo, original grey boards, uncut, pp.iv +288; (2) + 289-560, title with engraved view of Westminster, discreet library stamps on title of Gr.York kl.oels Bibliothek, an excellent copy. Contain....

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John Stuart Mill. On Liberty

JOHN STUART MILL

On Liberty

MILL,John Stuart. On Liberty. London, John W.Parker 1859 Octavo contemporary calf, worn, covers with greek key pattern, spine skilfully rebacked, red and brown morocco labels lettered gilt, marbled endpapers, leaf edges gilt, pp.207 + (1), inscribed in ink on the title in a secretarial hand From the Author, numerous pencil lines throughout in the bla....

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John Stuart Mill. Programme Of The Land Tenure Reform Association. With An Explanatory Statement By John Stuart Mill

JOHN STUART MILL

Programme Of The Land Tenure Reform Association. With An Explanatory Statement By John Stuart Mill

MILL,John Stuart. Programme of the Land Tenure Reform Association. With an explanatory statement by John Stuart Mill. London, Longmans Green, Reader and Dyer 1871 Octavo, paper wrappers, printed paper label, pp.16, old ink stamp of the British Library of Political & Economic Science on title, first and final leaf dust stained. First edition. The '....

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John Stuart Mill. Speeches Of Mr Jacob Bright,M.P., Mr Robert Lowe,M.P. Mr J.S.Mill,M.P. And Mr G.Shaw Lefevre, M.P., In The Debate On The Second Reading Of “The Bill To Amend The Law With Respect To The Property Of Married Women”

JOHN STUART MILL

Speeches Of Mr Jacob Bright,M.P., Mr Robert Lowe,M.P. Mr J.S.Mill,M.P. And Mr G.Shaw Lefevre, M.P., In The Debate On The Second Reading Of “The Bill To Amend The Law With Respect To The Property Of Married Women”

MILL,John Stuart. Speeches of Mr Jacob Bright,M.P., Mr Robert Lowe,M.P. Mr J.S.Mill,M.P. and Mr G.Shaw Lefevre, M.P., in the Debate on the Second Reading of "The Bill to amend the Law with respect to the Property of Married Women". Manchester, A.Ireland & Co, 1868 Octavo, disbound, pp.23. First edition. The speeches are on pp.3-16. "The Married....

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John Stuart Mill. Personal Representation. Speech Of John Stuart Mill Esq, M.P. Delivered In The House Of Commons, May 29th, 1867

JOHN STUART MILL

Personal Representation. Speech Of John Stuart Mill Esq, M.P. Delivered In The House Of Commons, May 29th, 1867

MILL,John Stuart. Personal Representation. Speech of John Stuart Mill Esq, M.P. delivered in the House of Commons, May 29th, 1867. With an Appendix containing notices of reports, discussions and publications on the system in France, Geneva, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, the Australian Colonies and the United States. London, Henderson, Rait & Fenton....

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John Stuart Mill. Speech Of J.Stuart Mill Esq., M.P. For Westminster Upon The Reform Bill, Delivered In The House Of Commons, April 13th, 1866

JOHN STUART MILL

Speech Of J.Stuart Mill Esq., M.P. For Westminster Upon The Reform Bill, Delivered In The House Of Commons, April 13th, 1866

MILL,John Stuart. Speech of J.Stuart Mill Esq., M.P. for Westminster upon the Reform Bill, delivered in the House of Commons, April 13th, 1866. From the "Daily Telegraph." London, Diprose & Bateman 1866 Octavo, cloth boards, spine lettered gilt, pp16, title lightly dust stained, with 2 other works bound in and described below, H.R.Fox Bourne, John St....

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John Stuart Mill. Utilitarianism Russian

JOHN STUART MILL

Utilitarianism Russian

Utilitarianism Russian

MILL,John Stuart. Utilitarianism. About Freedom. Translated from the English by A.N. Nevodomsky. (2nd ed.). With lridozheniem essay on the life and d'vyated?nosti Middya E. Conradi. S. Leterbchrt, A. M. Gotomina 1882 Octavo, original publishers printed cloth boards, dust stained and a little worn, pp.(2), cxxxv, (1), 3-387, (1), (1) index, discreet R....

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John Stuart Mill. Thoughts On Parliamentary Reform

JOHN STUART MILL

Thoughts On Parliamentary Reform

MILL,John Stuart. Thoughts on Parliamentary Reform. London, John W Parker 1859 Octavo, original grey printed paper covers, pp.(4) + 5-50 + (2)adverts + 8 adverts, ownership in ink on cover of Toulmin Smith, a fine copy preserved in a card slip case. First edition. MacMinn,p.92. "The political circumstances of the time induced me to complete and....

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John Stuart Mill. Om Friheten

JOHN STUART MILL

Om Friheten

MILL,John Stuart. Om friheten. Ny svensk öfversättning af Hj. Ö[hrvall]. Upsala 1881 Octavo, original publishers pale brown printed paper covers, uncut and unopened, pp.(8), 182, (1), a fine copy. First edition in Swedish of On Liberty Very rare, no copy in copac Price-£150....

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John Stuart Mill. Om Friheden

JOHN STUART MILL

Om Friheden

MILL.John Stuart. Om friheden. Paa dansk ved Vilhelm Arntzen. Copenhagen, Andr. Fred. Høst & Søns Forlag. 1875. Small octavo, original publishers brown cloth, spine lettered gilt, decorated endpapers, pp.(12), 208, a fine copy. First edition in Danish. Very rare [no copy of this first edition in copac] Price- £150....

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John Stuart Mill. Ueber Die Freiheit

JOHN STUART MILL

Ueber Die Freiheit

MILL,John Stuart. Ueber die Freiheit. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von E.Pickford. Frankfurt am Main, J.D.Sauerländer's Berlag, 1860 Octavo, contemporary quarter cloth and marbled boards, spine lettered gilt, pp.ix, (2), 164, discreet contemporary private library stamp on the title of C.Schierer, Breslau First edition in German. Mill had wanted ....

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John Stuart Mill. La Libertè

JOHN STUART MILL

La Libertè

MILL.John Stuart. La Libertè. Traduit et augmentè d'une introduction par M.Dupont-White. Paris, Guillaumin et Cie 1860 Octavo, original publishers printed paper covers, uncut, pp.(6), xc, 211, (1). First edition in French translated by Charles Dupont-White [1807-1878], French economist, translator of not only Liberty but also Representative Gove....

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John Stuart Mill. A Nemzetgazdaságtan Alpelvei

JOHN STUART MILL

A Nemzetgazdaságtan Alpelvei

MILL, John Stuart. A nemzetgazdaságtan alpelvei, s ezek némelyikének a társadalom-bölcsészetre való alkalmazása. Írta J. Stuart Mill. Az angol eredeti hatodik kiadása után fordította Dapsy László. Budapest, Légrády Testvérek 1874 5 parts in 4 volumes, octavo, original publishers brown cloth, spines lettered gilt, some light browning ....

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John Stuart Mill. Zasady Ekonomji Politicznej

JOHN STUART MILL

Zasady Ekonomji Politicznej

MILL,John Stuart. Zasady ekonomji politicznej z niektóremi zastosowaniami do ekonomji spo?ecznej. Napisal po angielsku…t?umaczyli R.P.i B. Tom pierczwy [-drugi] Petersburg, Józafat Ohryzki 1859, 1860 2 volumes, octavo, contemporary cloth, spines lettered gilt but faded, pp.iv, 428, v; xiii, (3), 559, viii, leaves a lightly spotted, contemporary P....

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John Stuart Mill. Principles Of Political Economy, With Some Of Their Applications To Social Philosophy (1857)

JOHN STUART MILL

Principles Of Political Economy, With Some Of Their Applications To Social Philosophy (1857)

MILL,John Stuart. Principles of Political Economy, with some of their applications to social philosophy. In Two Volumes. Fourth Edition. London, John W Parker 1857 2 volumes, octavo, original publishers green/blue cloth, original printed paper labels, pp.xvi, 606, (2) adverts; xv, (2), 582, (2) adverts, a fine copy. Fourth edition, revised through....

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John Stuart Mill. Principles Of Political Economy, With Some Of Their Applications To Social Philosophy (1852)

JOHN STUART MILL

Principles Of Political Economy, With Some Of Their Applications To Social Philosophy (1852)

MILL,John Stuart. Principles of Political Economy, with some of their applications to social philosophy. In Two Volumes. Third Edition. London, John W Parker 1852 2 volumes, octavo, original publishers green/blue cloth, original printed paper labels, pp.xx, 604; xv, 571, (1), 4 adverts, ownership in pencil in volume I Augustine Birrell, Trin.Hall, Ca....

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John Stuart Mill. A Deductiv És Inductiv Logika Renszere

JOHN STUART MILL

A Deductiv És Inductiv Logika Renszere

MILL,János Stuart. A Deductiv és Inductiv Logika renszere, mint a megismerés elveinek és a tudományos kutatás módszerének elöadása. Az eredeti VII-dik kiadása után, a Magyar tud, Akadémia Megbizásából, forditotta Szász Béla, M.Kir.Egytemi Tanár. Budapest, Kiadja Ráth Mór, 1874-1877 3 volumes, octavo, original publishers green clo....

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John Stuart Mill. India Pamphlets 1858

JOHN STUART MILL

India Pamphlets 1858

[MILL,John Stuart] East India (Improvements in Administration). Copy “of a Memorandum (prepared at the India House) of the Improvements in the Administration of India during the last Thirty Years”. London 1858 Folio, disbound, pp.1-38 +(2). MacMinn, p.90 FIRST EDITION, from Parliamentary Papers, 1857-1858, XLIII. Of this Memorandum Mill wrote in ....

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John Stuart Mill. On Liberty London, John W Parker and Son 1859

JOHN STUART MILL

On Liberty London, John W Parker and Son 1859

First edition - Presentation Copy to Henry Thomas Buckle With his manuscript notes for his review.

Octavo contemporary calf, worn, covers with greek key pattern, spine skilfully rebacked,richly, red and brown morocco labels lettered gilt, marbled endpapers, leaf edges gilt, pp.207 + (1), inscribed in ink on the title in a secretarial hand From the Author, numerous pencil lines throughout in the blank margins and a few annotations in pencil in the mar....

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Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de MONTESQUIEU. De l’Esprit des Loix. Paris [1748]
First edition

CHARLES-LOUIS DE SECONDAT, BARON DE MONTESQUIEU

De l’Esprit des Loix. Paris [1748] First edition

The Doctrine of the Separation of Powers A universal criterion of Constitutional Government

De l’Esprit des Loix. Ou du rapport que les Loix doivent avoir avec la Constitution de chaque Gouvernement, les Moeurs, le Climat, la Religion, Le Commerce, &c. à quoi l’Auteur a ajouté Des recherches nouvelles sur les Loix Romaines touchant les Successions, sur les Loix Françoises, & sur les Loix Féodales. Tome Premier [Tome Seconde] Geneve....

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Sir Thomas More. Utopia.

SIR THOMAS MORE

Utopia.

Dublin 1737 First Dublin edition

MORE,Sir Thomas Utopia: written in Latin by Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England. Translated into English by Gilbert Burnet, late Bishop of Sarum. To this edition is added, a short account of Sir Thomas More’s life and his trial. Dublin, R.Reilly, for G.Risk, G.Ewing, and W.Smith 1737 Small octavo, contemporary pale calf, double rule to covers....

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JOHANN HEINRICH PESTALOZZI. Wie Gertrud ihre Kinder lehrt. Bern & Zurich 1801 1st edition

JOHANN HEINRICH PESTALOZZI

Wie Gertrud ihre Kinder lehrt. Bern & Zurich 1801 1st edition

Pestalozzi's principles of education

PESTALOZZI, Johann Heinrich. Wie Gertrud ihre Kinder lehrt, ein Versuch den Muttern Anleitung zu geben, ihre Kinder selbst zu unterrichten. Bern & Zurich, Heinrich Gessner 1801 Octavo, contemporary half calf and marbled boards, black morocco label, engraved portrait of Pestalozzi + (1) + 390pp, an excellent copy. Printing and the Mind of....

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Thomas and Birks Rawson. Modern Utilitarianism, Or The Systems Of Paley, Bentham, And Mill Examined And Compared

THOMAS AND BIRKS RAWSON

Modern Utilitarianism, Or The Systems Of Paley, Bentham, And Mill Examined And Compared

BIRKS,Thomas Rawson. Modern Utilitarianism, or the Systems of Paley, Bentham, and Mill Examined and Compared. London, Macmillan, 1874. Octavo, publishers blue cloth, spine lettered gilt, pp.viii, 240, 48 advert First edition – the main part of a course of lectures in 1873 at Cambridgeon Modern Utilitarianism. Birks was Knightsbridge Professor of....

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David Ricardo. Autograph Letter to Hutches Trower 1823

DAVID RICARDO

Autograph Letter to Hutches Trower 1823

A lost letter from David Ricardo to his frequent correspondent Hutches Trower

David Ricardo Autograph letter in ink, signed to Hutches Trower. London 24 April 1823 Quarto, 20 x 25cm, 3 pages in ink + integral address leaf. Unpublished. A lost letter from David Ricardo to his frequent correspondent Hutches Trower. The Ricardo/Trower Letters are in University College Library, London passed to them in the 19th century. This ‘....

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David Ricardo. Principles of Political Economy 1817 First edition

DAVID RICARDO

Principles of Political Economy 1817 First edition

One of the most important works of economics of the 19th century

RICARDO,David On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation. London, John Murray 1817 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 underlinin....

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Samuel Smiles. Self-Help: With Illustrations of Character and Conduct. London, John Murray 1859

SAMUEL SMILES

Self-Help: With Illustrations of Character and Conduct. London, John Murray 1859

First edition - Classic of the Self-Help ethic

Smiles,Samuel. Self-Help: With Illustrations of Character and Conduct. London, John Murray 1859 Octavo, 7.5 x 5.5 ins, original purple/brown cloth, covers panelled and ruled in blind with floral central motif, spine lettered in gilt, spine faded, original brown endpapers with faint cracks on inner hinge of endpapers, pp.xii + 343, Edmonds & Remnant....

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Adam Smith. Recherches Sur La Nature Et Les Causes De La Richesse Des Nations, Traduites De L’Anglois D’Adam Smith: Par Le Citoyen Blavet

ADAM SMITH

Recherches Sur La Nature Et Les Causes De La Richesse Des Nations, Traduites De L’Anglois D’Adam Smith: Par Le Citoyen Blavet

Paris. Imprimerie de Laran, An.9, 1800-1801 4 volumes, octavo, contemporary quarter calf and blue marbled boards, a little scuffed, spines lettered gilt, pp. Xxvii + 500; (4) + 521; (4) + 460; (4) + 436; with the four half titles, first two leaves of volume I foxed, otherwise a good copy. Kress B4271. Goldsmith 17863. Vanderblue p.25. The secon....

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Adam Smith. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. Glasgow 1805

ADAM SMITH

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. Glasgow 1805

First printing in Scotland and first with a portrait

ADAM SMITH 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. Glasgow, R.Chapman 1805 4 volumes, twelvemo, ORIGINAL PALE BLUE BOARDS, UNCUT, original printed paper labels, engraved frontispiece portrait of Ad....

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Adam Smith. The Wealth of Nations. 1884

ADAM SMITH

The Wealth of Nations. 1884

An interleaved copy

SMITH,Adam. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. With an Introductory Essay and Notes by Joseph Shield Nicholson,M.A. London, T.Nelson and Sons 1884 1 volume bound in 2 volumes, octavo, contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards, calf edges, maroon morocco labels lettered gilt, five raised bands, leaf edges uncut, int....

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Adam Smith. The Wealth of Nations. 1786 Fourth edition

ADAM SMITH

The Wealth of Nations. 1786 Fourth edition

SMITH,ADAM. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. In Three Volumes. The Fourth Edition. London, A.Strahan and T.Cadell 1786 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....

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Adam Smith. The Works 1811-1812 First edition

ADAM SMITH

The Works 1811-1812 First edition

SMITH,Adam The Works of Adam Smith, LL.D....With an account of his life and writings by Dugald Stewart. In Five Volumes. London, T.Cadell and W.Davies 1811-1812 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....

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William Spence. Agriculture The Source Of Wealth Of Britain; A Reply To The Objections Urged By Mr Mill, The Edinburgh Reviewers, And Others, Against The Doctrines Of The Pamphlet, Entitled "Britain Independent Of Commerce." With Remarks On The Criticism Of The Monthly R

WILLIAM SPENCE

Agriculture The Source Of Wealth Of Britain; A Reply To The Objections Urged By Mr Mill, The Edinburgh Reviewers, And Others, Against The Doctrines Of The Pamphlet, Entitled "Britain Independent Of Commerce." With Remarks On The Criticism Of The Monthly R

SPENCE,William. Agriculture the source of wealth of Britain; a reply to the objections urged by Mr Mill, the Edinburgh Reviewers, and others, against the doctrines of the pamphlet, entitled "Britain independent of commerce." With remarks on the criticism of the Monthly reviewers upon that work. London: Luke Hanford and Sons for T. Cadell and W. Davies, ....

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W Stebbing. Analysis Of Mr. Mill's System Of Logic

W STEBBING

Analysis Of Mr. Mill's System Of Logic

STEBBING,W. Analysis of Mr. Mill's System of Logic. London, Longmans, Green 1864 Octavo, oriinal publishers brown cloth, spine lettered gilt, spine worn, pp.xi + 167, ownership in ink on title P.C.Gardiner First edition Price-£250....

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JAMES STEUART. Principles of Political Oeconomy. Dublin 1770

JAMES STEUART

Principles of Political Oeconomy. Dublin 1770

First Irish edition

STEUART,SIR JAMES. An Inquiry into the Principles of Political Oeconomy. Dublin, James Williams and Richard Moncrieffe 1770 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) + 4....

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Charles Villers. An Essay On The Spirit And Influence Of The Reformation Of Luther

CHARLES VILLERS

An Essay On The Spirit And Influence Of The Reformation Of Luther

MILL,James.[translator] Villers,Charles. An Essay on the Spirit and Influence of the Reformation of Luther: the Work which obtained the Prize on the question proposed in 1802, by the National Institute of France; With a Sketch of the History of the Church, from its Founder to the Reformation; Intended as an Appendix to the Work by Charles Villers. Tr....

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William Wilberforce. A Letter on the Abolition of the Slave Trade 1807

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE

A Letter on the Abolition of the Slave Trade 1807

First Edition Uncut in the original sheets

WILBERFORCE,William. A Letter on the Abolition of the Slave Trade; Addressed to the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of Yorkshire. London, Luke Hansard & Sons for T.Cadell and W.Davies and J.Hatchard, 1807 Octavo, 23.0 x 15.0 cm, uncut in the original sheets, stab holes, pp.(2) +396 + (4), printing flaw on page 276 affecting part of the text o....

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John Wood. A Sketch Of The Life And Projects Of John Law Of Lauriston,Comptroller General Of The Finances In France

JOHN WOOD

A Sketch Of The Life And Projects Of John Law Of Lauriston,Comptroller General Of The Finances In France

A Sketch of the Life and Projects of John Law of Lauriston,comptroller General of the finances in France By John Wood - Paperback - first - 1791 - From Hamish Riley Smith Rare Books (SKU: B201) Click for full size. A Sketch Of The Life And Projects Of John Law Of Lauriston,Comptroller General Of The Finances In France By Wood,Joh....

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