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Entnationalisierung des Geldes: E. Analyse d. Theorie u. Praxis konkurrierender Umlaufsmittel (Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche und wirtschaftrechtliche Untersuchungen) (German Edition)

By: Hayek, Friedrich A. von

Price: $5,500.00

Publisher: Germany, Mohr: 1977

Edition: First German Edition

Seller ID: 429H2943

ISBN: 3163402720

Condition: Fine


3163402720 Signed and inscribed by Nobel laureate Hayek to prominent German legal scholar E.W. (Ernst-Wolfgang) Bockenforde atop front free endpaper. XIII, [1], 136, [1 ad] pages. Text in German. Argues government monopolization of the printing and circulation of money leads to its excessive creation, thus inflation. Proposes private businesses be allowed to issue their own currency. Perhaps Satoshi Nakamoto was spurred, in part, by this work to introduce Bitcoin to the world. It is intriguing to contemplate what Dr. Hayek would think of cryptocurrencies. Clean, bright and unmarked with... View more info

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The Constitution of Liberty

By: Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Signed)

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press/Phoenix Books: 1961

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 313A8097

Condition: Good


570 pages. Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper to Swedish journalist Arvid Fredborg, dated 1982 in Berlin. A National Review Panel ranked this work as the ninth best non-fiction book of the twentieth century. "A positive statement of the principles of society that in scope and breadth is more like a new Wealth of Nations... A thorough exposition of a social philosophy which ranges from ethics and anthropology through jurisprudence and the history of ideas to the economics of the modern welfare state." - Publisher. Moderate wear to clean and unmarked book. Bind... View more info

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Monetary Theory and the Trade Cycle

By: Hayek, Friedrich A. [Kaldor, N. And Croome, M., Translators]

Price: $495.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Limited: 1933

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 169H4290

Condition: Fair


244 pages. Index of authors cited. Reprint of the first English edition of Hayek's first book, first published in German in 1929. Chapters include: The Problem of the Trade Cycle; Non-Monetary Theories of the Trade Cycle; The Fundamental Cause of Cyclical Fluctuations; Unsettled Problems of Trade Cycle Theory. Heavily-worn former libary copy with usual markings. Hinges intact. A worthy vintage reference copy. Cody & Ostrem B-1, Cohen 184, Masui p.245. View more info

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The Constitution of Liberty

By: Hayek, F[riedrich] A[ugust] Von

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: USA, The University of Chicago Press/Phoenix Books: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313H4361

Condition: Very Good


First printing. x, 570 pages. Extensive footnotes. Index of authors quoted. Index of subjects. "A thorough exposition of a social philosophy which ranges from ethics and anthropology through jurisprudence and the history of ideas to the economics of the modern welfare state." - dust jacket. A National Review panel ranked this work the ninth best non-fiction book of the twentieth century. Date of Hayek's passing inked atop front free endpaper. Two tiny ink marks to footnote on page 475. Occasional nearly imperceptible pencil erasures to first quarter of book. Dust soiling to top edge o... View more info

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Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

By: Hazlitt, Henry

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Currency: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 313A0336

ISBN: 0517548232

Condition: Very Good


0517548232 218 pages. Index. "He is one of the few economists in human history who could really write." - H.L. Mencken. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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The Inflation Crisis, and How to Resolve It

By: Hazlitt, Henry

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Arlington House: 1978

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 313C6658

ISBN: 0870003984

Condition: Very Good


0870003984 192 pages. Index. "The crisis is grave, but Mr. Hazlitt does more than just explain it. He shows you how (and how not) to protect yourself from the worst ravages of inflation. And he shows how simple it would be to turn the tide - if we can develop the political will to do it." - from dust jacket. Book clean, tight and unmarked with light wear. Light wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

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The Conquest of Poverty

By: Hazlitt, Henry

Price: $1,995.00

Publisher: USA, Arlington House: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 324G4612

ISBN: 0870001426

Condition: Good


0870001426 240 pages. Index. Signed and inscribed by Henry Hazlitt upon front free endpaper. "Man throughout history has been searching for the cure for poverty, and all that time the cure has been before his eyes. That cure, Hazlitt shows, is free enterprise." - from dust jacket. Henry Hazlitt was one of America's foremost economic journalists. Moderate wear to clean and unmarked book which bears quarter-inch notch where foot of spine meets front board. Dust jacket bears average wear with pronounced sunning to spine and top half inch of back panel, and is now preserved in gloss... View more info

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Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, April 7, 1947: Cover Photo of Sen. Arthur H. Vandenberg

By: Hazlitt, Henry; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Weekly Publications: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3314

Condition: Fair


96 pages. Features: Nice one-page color ad for Lincoln cars features a red four-door with suicide doors; One-page color ad promotes Florida vacations; Classy color one-page ad for Mallory Hats; One-page photo ad for North American Aviation Inc. features their Navion 4-passenger plane; Hoover - "U.S. Communists are better organized than any fifth column Hitler had."; Senator Claude Pepper; Hawaii - struggle for control; Centralia Coal Co. Mine disaster at Wamac, Illinois; Attractive Coke ad shows three young office ladies eating their lunches in office; Color Camel cigarette ad feature... View more info

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Goodbye Canada

By: Hellyer, Paul

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Chimo Media: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 134A5439

ISBN: 0969439482

Condition: Fine


0969439482 206 pages. "A must read for anyone wanting to understand what's going on behind the scenes, as corporate driven globalization beats up our democratic process." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Plain Talk: Memoirs of an Auditor General

By: Henderson, Maxwell

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Mcclelland & Stewart Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42102892

ISBN: 0771040644

Condition: Good


0771040644 357pages including index. Henderson speaks openly of the financial performance of the Diefenbaker, Pearson, and Trudeau administrations. Here are the private views and insights of the man who laboured to make governments accountable during a period when, as Hugh MacLellan says ruefully in his foreword, "the word thrift had vanished from the political vocabulary." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings upon title page else book clean and unmarked. Some lean to spine. Dust jacket price-clipped with sticker scar upon front panel. Moderate wear overall. Solid copy. View more info

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Major Douglas and Alberta Social Credit (Themes in Canadian Social History)

By: Hesketh, Bob

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Toronto Pr: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 344H1188

ISBN: 0802079946

Condition: Very Good


0802079946 315 pages. Index. Extensive footnotes. "Though strongly influenced by Aberhart and Manning's shared fundamentalism, Douglas social credit was the constant reference point of Alberta Social Credit ideology and government policy. The methods to achieve social credit were revised over the years, but the goal remained the same. Only the people could free themselves. The government's job was to ensure they had the opportunity." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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Capitalism for Kids: Growing Up to Be Your Own Boss

By: Hess, Karl

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Enterprise Pub: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 313A9585

ISBN: 0942103068

Condition: Fair


0942103068 247 pages. Index. "...Can really get your child or grandchild excited about the free enterprise system." - Mark Skousen. "...A brilliant job of presenting capitalism in a style that is both clear and entertaining to young people." - Roy Childs, Jr., Laissez Faire Books, Inc. Clean and unmarked with average wear. Binding tender. View more info

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My first seventy-six years

By: Hjalmar Schacht

Price: $5,500.00

Publisher: London, Allan Wingate: 1955

Edition: First Engish Edition

Seller ID: 871G0085

ISBN: B0007IWY90

Condition: Good


B0007IWY90 Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. 552 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "One of the most important autobiographies of the post-war period, for there can be few personalities still alive who have been so intimately connected with the march of world events for so many years... His first great triumph was to rescue the German Mark from the inflation of 1921... As the Nazi avalanche swelled, Hitler persuaded him to occupy the Presidential chair at the Reichsbank... but (Schacht) soon saw that the Fuhrer was driving relentlessly towards war... View more info

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My first seventy-six years

By: Hjalmar Schacht

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Allan Wingate: 1955

Edition: First Engish Edition

Seller ID: 863H2073

ISBN: B0007IWY90

Condition: Good


B0007IWY90 vi, [2], 552 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "One of the most important autobiographies of the post-war period, for there can be few personalities still alive who have been so intimately connected with the march of world events for so many years... His first great triumph was to rescue the German Mark from the inflation of 1921... As the Nazi avalanche swelled, Hitler persuaded him to occupy the Presidential chair at the Reichsbank... but (Schacht) soon saw that the Fuhrer was driving relentlessly towards war. A quarrel resulted and he left the Government,... View more info

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The breakdown of money: An historical explanation

By: Hollis, Christopher

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Sheed & Ward inc: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 324H1448

ISBN: B00087042Y

Condition: Good


B00087042Y Reprint of the 1934 first edition. 232 pages. "It is impossible to understand history without understanding its financial causes. - Count Corti and the House of Rothschild. - The danger of not understanding when debts can and cannot be paid. - The need for schools to teach about money." - from Introduction. Unmarked. Foxing to edges. Moderate wear to publisher's reddish-brown cloth. No jacket. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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The ABC of Social Credit

By: Holter, E.S.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Stanley Nott: 1935

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 313G2761

Condition: Fair


111 pages. Bibliography. "The purpose of Social Credit is to supply the shortage of purchasing power which is holding up industry, thereby securing economic independence for every one of us..." - from Introduction. Prior owner's details inside each board. Binding tender but intact. Above-average wear. Few pencil markings to contents. A worthy vintage copy. View more info

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A History of Interest Rates

By: Homer, Sidney

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: USA, Rutgers Univ. Pr.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 324G3705

ISBN: B000GU4GKE

Condition: Very Good


B000GU4GKE First printing. 617 pages. Extensive footnotes. Index. Tables and charts. "The first comprehensive account of prevailing rates of interest from earliest recorded history to the present... Reports interest rates in thirty-nine countries and covers a span of forty centuries... Discovers repetitive patterns and trends which seem to bear a direct relationship to the rise and fall of nations and civilizations... Today's financial community possesses here the first inclusive survey of the price of its principal resource, money, and the historical background for projecting future ... View more info

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The price of money, 1946 to 1969;: An analytical study of United States and foreign interest rates,

By: Homer, Sidney

Price: $795.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Rutgers University Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 324H1274

ISBN: 0813506077

Condition: Good


0813506077 ix, 156 pages. Many graphs and tables. "An analytical narrative account of the entire postwar bond market in the United States. A summary of simultaneous interest rates in several key foreign markets has been included in order to put United States interest rates into an international context." - from Preface. Homer previously wrote the landmark "A History of Interest Rates" in 1963. Moderate wear. Binding tight. Contents clean, fresh and unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy of thi... View more info

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30 + 5 (Thirty Plus Five): I Know, I Was There

By: Hooke, Alfred J.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Alberta, Institute of Applied Art: 1971

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 111A9575

Condition: Fair


265 pages. Contains numerous fascinating black and white photographic plates of historical documents which modern readers may find hard to believe. Author served in the world's first Social Credit government in Alberta in 1935 as member for Rocky Mountain House. He went on the serve until 1968 at the top levels of the Alberta government. "Knowing, as I have for so long, known, that the children of our country are our greatest asset, and knowing that the present orthodox economic system is harmful to their interests in the long run, (author's wife) has been content to take the buffeting... View more info

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Harvard Economic Studies 44 - German Monetary Theory: 1905-1933

By: Howard S. Ellis

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 324H1647

ISBN: B0044N705W

Condition: Fair


B0044N705W xv, [1], 462 pages. Index of names. Index of subjects. Bibliography. "The purposes of this book are two: to make available in summary form the content of a large literature from which many students are debarred by the obstacle of language or time, and to present critical comparisons and appraisals of its outcome in the light of monetary science generally." - from viii. Binding intact. Few library markings. Above-average external wear. A sound first edition copy of this informative reference. ALDCROFT & RODGER p.82, PETERSON p.371. View more info