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The Economic Review: Complete in Twenty-Four (24) Volumes, 1891-1914

By: Campion, Rev. W.J.H.; Carter, Rev. J.; Phelps, Rev. I.R.; Et al: Editors

Price: $1,995.00

Publisher: London, Percival & Co./Rivingtons: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 718A4805

Condition: Fair


The complete works of this early British learned economic journal which was published quarterly between 1881 and 1914 for the Oxford University Branch of The Christian Social Union. Includes writings by many names familiar to the modern historian of economic thought including: W.J. Ashley; W.H. Beveridge; J. Bonar; A.L. Bowley; Edwin Cannan; S.J. Chapman; A.W. Flux; L.L. Price; J.C. Stamp; R.H. Tawney; Sidney Webb; Beatrice Webb. Usual library markings. Most volumes bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands. Many later volumes bound in black buckram. Buckram volumes in good conditi... View more info

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Ration Book 3 / Carnet De Rationnement 3: World War II Canadian Food Ration Book

By: Canadian Government

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Government of Canada - Ration Administration - Wartime Prices and Trade Board: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114A9549

Condition: Good


Vintage World War II era Canadian food ration book. Some coupons removed, some remain. Bilingual text. Fascinating instructions inside each cover. Of great educational value to those who have never lived through such times. Original owner's details handwritten upon front cover. Circa 1943. View more info

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The Theory of Social Economy (Volumes 1 & 2)

By: Cassel, G.

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: London, T.Fisher Unwin: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 324H1208

ISBN: B0010IMBLM

Condition: Fair


B0010IMBLM xii, 341, vii, 313 pp. Index. Tables. First English Edition. "I intend to treat the economic relations of a whole social body as far as possible irrespective of its extension, its organisation, its laws of property, etc. The ultimate aim of economic science must be to discover those necessities which are of a purely economic nature and which cannot be arbitrarily mastered by the will of men. An intimate knowledge of these necessities is the first condition for Social Reformers being ever able to produce something more than cheap speculations on the economic organization of... View more info

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Modeling Monetary Economies

By: Champ, Bruce; Freeman, Scott

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Wiley: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 215A2242

ISBN: 0471579483

Condition: Fine


0471579483 252 pages. Index. Two inch tear to fore-edge of half-title page else clean and bright with very light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Economics and Life

By: Chataway, H.D. (Signed)

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 429A5443

Condition: Very Good


222 pages. Index. "Leads the reader from the simplest life of primitive man to the complexities of the modern monetary system... Will man again blunder tragically into a betrayal of hapless millions as in the last Depression? The author audaciously tackles the problem and points a way out." - from dust jacket. Author's inscription and initials atop front free endpaper. Mild sunning to boards. Moderate wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Clean sound copy. View more info

Money - Second Edition

By: Clark, Fred G.; Rimanoczy, Richard Stanton

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, D. Van Nostrand Company Inc.: 1948

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16301706

Condition: Good


39 pages. Dedicated to man's age-old effort to create a government strong enough to protect him without creating a force strong enough to enslave him. "Most of the mystery surrounding what we call money results from the illusion that money, in itself, is something: in reality money, in itself, is nothing. If the reader of this book will open his/her mind to this apparently paradoxical truth, he will more easily understand the true nature and function of money. Written for the millions of citizens whose lives are directly and seriously affected by money, but who have never had access t... View more info

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Land, Power, and Economics on the Frontier of Upper Canada (Carleton Library Series)

By: Clarke, John

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 837H1657

ISBN: 0773521941

Condition: Fine


0773521941 xxxvii, [1], 747 pages. Index. Footnotes. Bibliography. "Examines Ontario's formative years, focussing on Essex County in Ontario from 1788 to 1850. Upper Canadian attitudes to land and society are shown to have been built on contemporary visions of the cosmos. Shows how almost unbridled acquisitiveness, and its concomitant land speculation, could promote or hinder development." - half-title page. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. An excellent copy. View more info

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Legislative and Documentary History of the Bank of the United States - Including the Original Bank of North America

By: Clarke, M. St. Clair; Hall, D.A. (Compilers)

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, Augustus M. Kelley: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 429A5048

Condition: Fine


832 pages plus index. Splendid tight clean copy of this superlative reference. Negligible wear. Appears unread. Attractive gilt lettering to spine and front board. Small dab of liquid paper and prior owner's signature inside front board. Blind stamp to front free endpaper, half title page, and both title pages. Difficult to find a nicer copy. View more info

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Money Creators: Who Creates Money? Who Should Create it?

By: Coogan, Gertrude M.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Omni: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 238G1351

Condition: Good


344 pages. Bibliography. Index. "Americans! Do You Favor U.S. Honest Money or Continued Payment of Billions Yearly to Be Kept Artificially Poor?" - from front cover. Reprint of the 1935 first edition. Unmarked. Moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The Economics of Inflation: A Study of Currency Depreciation in Post-war Germany, 1914-1923 (Sir Halley Stewart Trust Publications)

By: Costantino Bresciani-Turroni

Price: $799.95

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1953

Edition: Second English Impression

Seller ID: 313A4266

ISBN: B0007ITVFU

Condition: Fair


B0007ITVFU 464 pages. Index. "In the analysis of the causes and effects of the depreciation of the German mark I have used, besides German official publications and economic articles in some of the leading newspapers... personal observations made during a long stay in Germany from 1920 to 1929, first as a member of Berlin staff of the Reparations Commission; than as head of the German Exports Control, which was instituted in 1921 by the Committee of Guarantees; and lastly as economic advisor to the Agent-General of Reparations." - from Preface to the English Edition. Usual library m... View more info

Making Money: An Insider's Perspective on Finance, Politics, and Canada's Central Bank

By: Crow, John W.

Price: $119.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Wiley: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 42902281

ISBN: 0470831804

Condition: Fine


0470831804 256 pages including index. "Offers a rare glimpse behind the curtain of Canada's central bank: what it is, what it does, how it functions, and the policy choices and constraints it struggles with. Demystifies the arcane art of central banking, proving that the Bank of Canada matters in the life of every Canadian, and showing what it takes to have a good policy for money, whether in Canada or in any country." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked. Very light wear to dust jacket. Splendid copy. View more info

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The Inequality Principle

By: Culwick, A.T.; Oosthuizen, J.C.

Price: $129.95

Publisher: South Africa, Dolphin Press (Pty) Ltd.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 429C9270

Condition: Fair


"Once again, A.T. Culwick... probes about amongst the foundations of contemporary ideas and brings to light serious flaws which account for those gaping cracks in the social fabric and the instability of the whole structure." - from back cover. Unpaginated thin paperback. Undated. Appears to be circa 1970. Average wear. Unmarked. Prior owner's small address label inside front cover. A sound copy. View more info

Canadian Transportation Economics

By: Currie, A.W.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33609031

Condition: Good


719 pages including index. Describes and analyses the economics of transport in Canada whether by rail, highway, inland and coastal waterways, the high seas, air or pipeline. Written to be of interest to employees of railways, steamship companies, airlines, and pipelines, to operators of motor vehicles, to shippers, consignees, and other businessmen, to professional economists and to citizens generally. Students writing upon front endpaper. Minimal markings to text which remains bright and clean. Moderate wear and bumping to blue boards. Silver lettering upon front board and spine. View more info

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The National Home Monthly Magazine, February (Feb.) 1934 - Present and Future Transportation / Australia's Central Bank

By: Dickie, F.; Ralph, M.; Wallace, E.; Howard-Burleigh, F.; Atlee, B.; Kelly, M.; France, B.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, The National Home Monthly: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0012

Condition: Good


64 pages. Features: Nice cover illustration of sledding scene; Classy two-page 1934 Chevrolet ad with prominent illustration of handsome grille; One-page yeast ad features photos of Dr. Edouard Antoine of Paris; Australia's Central Bank - interesting article on contemporary developments in central banking; One-page color Crisco ad; Mean People (short story); The Beginning (short story); Taking Children to Sea - interestin photo-illustrated article on attractions offered for children aboard ocean liners; The Trimming of Paul Lumiere (short story); The Girl in Green (short story); White Cargo (... View more info

Trade and Commerce - Cambridge Industrial and Commercial Series

By: Dicks, A.J.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge: 1915

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42902606

Condition: Good


94 pages including index and black and white illustrations. "This book is of great importance in this series for it deals with the Trade and Commerce of Britain." - Editor's Note. Discusses topics including: Weights, Measures and Coinage; The Royal Mint; the Post Office; the Food Supply; Foreign and Colonial Markets; Banks, Exchange and Custom Houses; Gold Reserves. Chapters also detail the work of the Board of Trade and the Patent Office, Joint Stock Companies, and Lloyd's of London. Underlining on a handful of pages else unmarked. small openings at each hinge. Average wear over... View more info

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The Alberta Experiment - An Interim Survey

By: Douglas, C.H.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313C6805

Condition: Good


220 pages. Examines Alberta's experiment with Social Credit. Sturdy library binding with usual markings. A sound copy. View more info

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The Control and Distribution of Production

By: Douglas, Major C.H.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Cecil Palmer: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313C6804

Condition: Fair


175 pages. Considers the following issues: The Mechanism of Consumer Control; The Control of Policy in Industry; The Control of Production; A Mechanical View of Economics; Production and Prices; What is Capitalism?; The Question of Exports; Unemployment and Waste; Commentaries on World Politics. Binding intact. Library binding with usual markings. Above-average external wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Post-Capitalist Society

By: Drucker, Peter [Signed]

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: USA, Harpercollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 169H4031

ISBN: 0887306209

Condition: Very Good


0887306209 Signed, without inscription, by Peter Drucker upon front free endpaper. First printing. 232 pages. Index. "A probing and incisive analysis of the major world transformation from the Age of Capitalism to the Knowledge Society and how it will affect society, economics, business, and politics now and in the years ahead." - dust jacket. "Peter Drucker's pen is like a laser beam focusing powerful illumination on every subject touched." - R.M. Kanter, Harvard Business School. Drucker [1909-2005] was described in a 2014 Forbes article as "the founder of modern management." Prior own... View more info

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The Dollar, The Franc and Inflation

By: Dulles Ph.D., Eleanor Lansing

Price: $169.95

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 429A5010

Condition: Good


"This brief study of inflation in the United States and in France was written in November 1933, with the sincere conviction that there are serious dangers ahead which can still, to a considerable extent, be avoided by careful statesmanship guided by a strong expression of public desire for sound money." - from Foreward. Gilt lettering upon navy blue spine. Minimal pencil markings. Moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Microeconomics: Theory with Applications, Sixth Canadian Edition (6th Edition)

By: Eaton, B. Curtis; Eaton, Diane F.; Allen, Douglas W.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Prentice Hall: 2005

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 221A1013

ISBN: 0131217909

Condition: Very Good


0131217909 720 pages. Occasional light pencil markings to contents. Very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info