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Douglas Social Credit for Canada

By: Tutte, W.A.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Social Credit Publishing Co.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313G3572

Condition: Good


288 pages. Index. Bibliography. Twelve charts. The first book on Douglas Social Credit with particular application to the Canadian economy. - from Foreword. Written in the depths of the great depression, this work includes twenty-three chapters including: Why are we Poor?; The Great Deficiency; The Monopoly of Credit; A New Synthesis of Money; The Fiction of Foreign Trade; Alternatives to and Critics of Social Credit; and many more. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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Absentee ownership and business enterprise in recent times;: The case of America (Reprints of economic classics)

By: Veblen, Thorstein

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, A. M. Kelley, bookseller: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 324H2089

ISBN: B0006BLJHG

Condition: Good


B0006BLJHG 445 pages. Reprint of the 1923 first edition. "An inquiry into the economic situation as it has taken shape during the twentieth century, particularly as exemplified in the case of America." - from Preface. Usual library markings, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. A quality copy. View more info

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The Rationale of Central Banking: And the Free Banking Alternative

By: Vera C. Smith

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Liberty Fund Inc.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 429A5047

ISBN: 0865970874

Condition: Good


0865970874 216 pages. Bibliography. Index. Reprint of the 1935 First Edition which was written as author's doctoral dissertation under the supervision of Friedrich A. Hayek at the London School of Economics. "Remains an authoritative and accurate summary of the theoretical arguments for and against free banking." - Milton Friedman. "A rare classic in monetary economics. Provides the best account available of how and why the United States and several European countries acquired the central banks that dominate their monetary systems today." - Lawrence H. White, U. of Georg... View more info

Planning for Freedom and Other Essays and Addresses

By: Von Mises, Ludwig

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Libertarian Press: 1965

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16201888

Condition: Fair


184 pages. These works may be considered an introduction to the author's comprehensive and more voluminous books. Well-worn. Covers loosening from textblock. Some lean to spine. Prior owner's name atop title page else unmarked. Remains a worthy reading copy. View more info

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Human Action: A Treatise on Economics, 3rd Revised Edition

By: Von Mises, Ludwig

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books: 1963

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 313A2045

ISBN: 0809297434

Condition: Good


0809297434 907 pages. "This treatise places economic problems within the broad frame of a general theory of human action." - from Introduction. Index. Average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. A sound working copy. View more info

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The Theory of Money and Credit

By: Von Mises, Ludwig (Translated from the German By Batson, H.E.); Robbins, Lionel - Introduction

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Limited: 1934

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 324G4378

Condition: Fair


445 pages. Index. Translator's Note. First English language edition, translated from the second (1924) German edition. "A detailed sophisticated explanation of the quantity theory of money based on the subjective, marginal utility theory. Explains money's origin, the development and nature of banking, the cause and consequences of inflation and credit expansion, the differences in the value of different moneys, as well as the reason for 'cyclical' economic fluctuations." (B2 Greaves & McGee). Black top stain. Bottom edge uncut. Above-average wear to black cloth exterior. Narro... View more info

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Theory of Games and Economic Behavior

By: von Neumann, John; Morgenstern, Oskar

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1955

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 169H4034

Condition: Fair


xx, 641 pages. Subject index. Reprint of the 1953 third edition. "Posterity may regard this book as one of the major scientific achievements of the first half of the twentieth century." - American Mathematical Society Bulletin. "The appearance of a book of this calibre is indeed a rare event." - American Economic Review. "I have sometimes wondered whether a brain like von Neumann's does not indicate a species superior to that of man." - Nobel Laureate Hans Bethe. Former library copy with usual markings. Front hinge starting. Binding intact. Please note: Very he... View more info

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Money and banking, illustrated by American history

By: White, Horace

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Ginn and Company: 1913

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 429H3742

ISBN: B000858LEO

Condition: Good


B000858LEO xiv, 491, 6 [ads] pages. First published in 1895, this edition "revised and continued to the year 1911", per title page. Tissue-protected frontispiece illustrates gold coins in circulation 1830-1860. A most fascinating vintage view of America's monetary history with twenty-one chapters including: Money a Commodity; Coinage; Legal Tender; Gold as a Metal; The Gold Standard; Colonial Bills of Credit; Revolutionary Bills of Credit; The Greenbacks; Confederate Currency; Silver Dollars and the Panic of 1893; Functions of a Bank; The Clearing-House System; Colonial Banking; Ear... View more info

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The banks: The ongoing battle for control of Canada's richest business

By: Whittington, Les

Price: $59.89

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42904485

ISBN: 0773731695

Condition: Fine


0773731695 256 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Documents the ongoing battle for control of Canada's richest business. "Based upon dozens of interviews with all the major players, including an exclusive one-on-one with Paul Martin, this is a rich story of outsized personalities and egos, brilliant and stupid strategies, and an epic power struggle pitting business against government and corporate Canada against ordinary Canadians." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket in archival-grade Brodart cover. Beautiful copy. View more info

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The Mind of Napoleon - a Study of Napoleon, Mr. Roosevelt, and the Money Power

By: Wilson, R. McNair

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, Ltd.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112A2038

Condition: Good


246 pages. Index. "It is my object in this book to display... the battle between the President of the United States and the Masters of Money, so that my reader may be able to watch the struggle for himself, and, as I hope, take part in the struggle as a good citizen." - from Preface. Bright gilt lettering on backstrip. Blue boards. Prior owner's name upon front free endpaper. Bit of writing inside front board else unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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If Only Things Were Different : A Model for a Sustainable Society

By: Woods, Elizabeth

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Woodsworks: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242A9642

ISBN: 0969630700

Condition: Fine


0969630700 112 pages. "My purpose is to increase our chances of survival by presenting a model of what life might be like in the not-too-distant future, if we manage to find ways of living in harmony with each other and with the natural world, before it's too late." - from Preface. Clean, bright, unmarked and unread. Lovely copy. View more info

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Canada Reconstructed - Without Paternalism - Without Capitalism - Without Communism - Without Bureaucracy

By: Woodward, E.S.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Wrigley Printing Company / Free Economy Book Store: 1933

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 313H0377

Condition: Good


64 page booklet with two pages of illustrations. Applies economic science to current problems: how to make money circulate; how to abolish usury; how to start consumer buying; how to extend markets; how to raise prices; how to terminate unemployment; how to increase wages; how to secure cheap money; how to reduce business overhead; how to do business on a spot cash basis; how to slash taxation; how to pay off public debts; how to nationalize natural resources; how to provide for old age. Unmarked with moderate wear. Toning to card covers. Binding intact. A sound copy of this fascinating w... View more info