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"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


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

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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


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 t... View more info

Hewitt's Tables of Simple Interest. Shewing at one View, the Interest of any Sum of Money, from one Penny to 100,000 l., from one Day to 365, from one Month to 11, and from one Year to 10, at 3, 4, 5, 6 per Cent…

By: HEWITT, John.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for John Clarke and C. Hitch, 1747., 1747

Inscription: Signed


12mo. [10], [i-v], vi-cxxix, [i] pp. Second leaf is signed A3, A[7] recto blank. Original full calf, gilt-stamped double-ruling to covers; heavily worn, front cover open tear, lacks original spine, joints reinforced with kozo. Internally clean. Ownership signature of John Coryton. As is (internally very good). RARE. Complete title: Hewitt's Tables of Simple Interest. Shewing at one View, the Interest of any Sum of Money, from one Penny to 100,000 l., from one Day to 365... 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


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 Ri... 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


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). Go... 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


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 Chronic... 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


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

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


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 mathematiq... 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


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

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Thoughts and details on the high and low prices of the last thirty years. Part I. On the alterations in the currency. [Part II. On the effect of war. Part III. On the effect of the seasons. Part IV. A table of the prices of various commodities from 1782 to 1822, with statements of quantities; preceded by some general remarks].

By: TOOKE, Thomas (1774-1858).

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London:, John Murray, 1823., 1823


4 parts in 2 volumes. 8vo. viii, 220; viii, 61, [1], 185, [1], 85, [1], [2 blank], 77, [1] pp. Large folding table (vol. I). Original blue cloth-backed red pebbled paper overs boards, printed paper spine label applied to spine of second volume; corners showing, joints cracked, reinforced with kozo. Good. Complete sets are rare. First edition of what the Quarterly Review [vol. 29, (Apr. & July, 1823), p. 214], called "a very valuable contribution to the science of po... View more info