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The Worst Poverty: A History of Debt and Debtors

By: Hugh Barty-King

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.K., Budding Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 429A5025

ISBN: 1840150092

Condition: Fine


1840150092 214 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white illustrations. "This topical and absorbing work charts the evolution of debt and debtors in Britain from the Middle Ages to the present day." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with minimal wear. Dust jacket preserved in Brodart cover. Excellent copy. View more info

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Authorship, Commerce, and Gender in Early Eighteenth-Century England: A Culture of Paper Credit

By: Ingrassia, Catherine

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Cambridge University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113H2092

ISBN: 0521630630

Condition: Fine


0521630630 xi, [1], 230 pages.Extensive footnotes and bibliography. Index. Two black and white illustrations. "Discusses the connection between the cultural resistance to speculative finance and hostility to the similarly 'feminized' professional writers that Alexander Pope depicts in the Dunciad. Shows how new financial and fictional models were important for women's social, sexual, and economic interaction." - from half-title page. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligibl wear. Appears unread. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

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The Theory of Interest as Determined By Impatience to Spend Income and Opportunity to Spend It

By: Irving Fisher

Price: $950.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 324H1285

ISBN: B000JZX698

Condition: Good


B000JZX698 First printing. xxxii, 566 pages. Index. Bibliography. Appendices. Lists of Charts and Tables. Errata slip bound in at vii. A complete rewriting of "The Rate of Interest", first published in 1907, with new material added. Binding sound. Moderate wear to navy blue cloth-covered boards. Brilliant gilt lettering upon backstrip. Prior owner's modest ink stamp upon front free endpaper and inside back board, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Minor tanning to endpapers. A quality copy. FISHER E-1539, BLAUG p.79, PRESSMAN p.140. View more info

Canadian banking and monetary policy

By: James P Cairns

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1972

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 42902405

ISBN: 0070926670

Condition: Good


0070926670 403 pages. Examines 7 issues: Objectives of Economic Policy; The Role and Effectiveness of Monetary Policy; Monetary Policy in an Open Economy; The Responsibility for Monetary Policy; Central Banking; Commercial Banking and Financial Intermediation; Issues in Monetary Economics. Unmarked.Average wear. Solid working copy. View more info

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A Catalogue of Rare English Books on Banking, Economics & Trade in the Library of Amex Bank Limited

By: John Drury

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313H0854

ISBN: B001NCN8RG

Condition: Good


B001NCN8RG 192 pages. "This catalogue is of the section of rare books in English of the library of Amex Bank" - from verso of title page. Includes 502 detailed listings arranged by author with summaries, physical descriptions, publishing details and, in some instances, black and white reproductions of title pages. Noteworthy listings are specially identified with headings such as; "The Earliest English Work on Mining"; "The First Great Survey of Poverty"; "A Virulent Attack on Usury"; "The South Sea Bubble"; etc. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding... View more info

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The Financiers and the Nation

By: Johnston, Thomas (Signed); Webb, Sidney (Preface)

Price: $999.95

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1935

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 163C9799

Condition: Good


206 pages. Index. Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. "... A complete survey from a democratic point of view of the financial machinations of the last century." - from dust jacket. Average wear to book. Binding intact. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A sound copy. View more info

Arian: Story of Money and Banking in Wales

By: Jones, Reg Chambers

Price: $129.95

Publisher: UK, C.Davies (Publishers) Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42902548

ISBN: 0715404474

Condition: Fine


0715404474 170 pages including index. A study of the development and use of money in Wales from its early origins - through the cattle drovers and the first private banks. Discusses counterfeiting, tokens, private notes, the truck system, and more. Black and white illustrations. Bookplate inside front board else clean, bright and unmarked. Very light wear to book. Light wear to dust jacket. Lovely copy. View more info

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The Alaska Sportsman Magazine, May, 1942 - Alaska's Copper Currency, The Tinneh"

By: Keithahn, E.L.; Ederer, B.F.; Suydam, Harry L.; DeLay, J.E.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ketchikan, Alaska, Alaska Magazine Publishing Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1357

Condition: Good


30 pages. Many black and white photos. Features: Main Trails and Bypaths; Alaska's Copper Currency - the value of the 'tinneh' or chief's copper, was determined by its history; Through Alaska's Back Door - life takes on new interest for those who travel the arduous route to Alaska via its little-used 'back door'; Soapy Smith - the fourth of a series of eight chapters on "The Klondikers"; We Nearly Conquered Saint Elias - this party encountered crevasses, almost impossible ledges and a blizzard atop an 18,000-foot mountain; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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A New View of Comparative Economics (Harcourt Series in Economics)

By: Kennett, David A.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, South-Western College Pub: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 211A7761

ISBN: 0030189594

Condition: Fine


0030189594 573 pages. Clean, bright and unmarked with virtually zero wear. Unread. Beautiful copy. View more info

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Max Weber (Jurists--profiles in legal theory)

By: Kronman, Anthony T

Price: $299.95

Publisher: UK, E. Arnold: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 566A9809

ISBN: 0713163615

Condition: Fair


0713163615 214 pages. Index. Reference notes. Intended "...to show that Weber's sociology of law, despite its apparently diffuse nature, is closely connected to the other branches of Weber's general social theory - in particular those dealing with authority, religion and economic action - and that it is in fact unified by a few simple philosophical ideas which have their roots in his methodological views and, more particularly, in his theory of value." - from back cover. Usual library markings. Covers almost detached from textblock. Reading copy only. View more info

Economic Integration: Two Approaches

By: Kuznetsov, V.I.

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Printing of English Edition

Seller ID: 42903408

Condition: Fine


174 pages. Deals with one of the most important aspects of contemporary international development - What is economic integration: is it a new phenomenon or a deep-rooted objective process? What do we mean by "organised integration"? Concludes that the basic aim of the Common Market is to extend the area for capital investment and to obtain a maximum rate of profit, entailing an all-out attack on the gains of the working people and further restrictions of national sovereignty for the EEC member states. Book clean, bright, tight and unmarked in beige cloth-covered boards which show v... View more info

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The Dearborn Independent (Magazine) - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, March (Mar.) 12, 1927: Debt - Our Biggest National Industry

By: Laket, Henry; Stidger, William L.; Colby, Captain Elbridge; Jenks, Albert Ernest; Bacon, Irving R.; Colman, Edna M.; Mac Farland, Alice; Beckman, James W.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4935

Condition: Fair


32 pages. Features: Fun photos of children inside front cover; Debt - Our Biggest National Industry/Money - Our Most Costly Commodity - Can the Price of Money Be Decreased?; The Backstage Story of the Marion Talley Drama - article with photo; Morality That Was First Military - army commanders long ago discovered principles now claimed by pacifists; Where the People of the British Isles Came From; Books That Started the Bells Ringing; Henry Ford's Page - Businessmen are leaders of social movements; Editorials - the McNary-Haugen Bill is vetoed, Judge Ben Lindsey of Denver advocates trial marri... View more info

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The History of Bimetalism in the United States - Second Edition

By: Laughlin, J. Laurence

Price: $349.95

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1891

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 313A3927

Condition: Fair


259 pages plus advertisements. Several fold-out charts. Index. Contents include: The United States 1792-1873; The Silver Period, 1792-1834; Cause of the Change in the Relative Values of Gold and Silver, 1780-1820; Change of the Legal Ratio by the Act of 1834; The Gold Discoveries and the Act of 1853; The Gold Standard, 1853-1873; The Late Fall in the Value of Silver; India and the East; Germany Displaces Silver with Gold; France and the Latin Union; Cause of the Late Fall in the Value of Silver; Silver Legislation in 1878; The Present Situation. Bookseller's ink stamp upon front free endpa... View more info

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Ludwig von Mises, Notes and Recollections (English and German Edition)

By: Ludwig von Mises

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: USA, Libertarian Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463G3663

ISBN: 0910884048

Condition: Very Good


0910884048 181 pages. Index. Warmly signed and inscribed atop half-title page by Margit von Mises, author of the Foreword, to her friend, Ruth Matthews. Ms. Matthews was the wife of Dr. J.B. Matthews, "foremost Communist fellow traveler of the early 1930s, who by the end of that decade was the chief investigator for the Dies Committee... Matthews had been converted from socialism partly by reading Mises's 'Socialism'" - Murray Rothbard. Publisher's promotional slip and Ms. von Mises' unsigned 'Compliments of' card laid in, plus a 1978 Wall St. Journal clipping bearing a review of t... View more info

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Human Action: a Treatise on Economics

By: Ludwig von Mises

Price: $1,950.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 324H1234

ISBN: B001QJWDYA

Condition: Fair


B001QJWDYA xv, 889 pp. Index. A comprehensive and systematic treatise on economics, social philosophy, and the social sciences. A survey of the science of human action, its epistemology, its theories derived by reasoning logically from a priori axioms, and their application to specific economic phenomena. A rewritten version of Nationalokonomie, Theorie des Handelns und Wirtschaftens, published in 1940. Usual library markings. Ink markings to page 265. Above-average wear to grey boards. Binding intact. A worthy first printing example of this, the author's masterwork. Greaves & McGee ... View more info

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The Coming Battle: A Complete History of the National Banking Money Power in the United States

By: M. W Walbert

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Walter Publishing & Research: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 163G2825

ISBN: 0965636909

Condition: Fine


0965636909 364 pages. Originally published in 1899. The true history of the American national debt. Presents the complete banking money power history of the U.S. from 1776 to 1899. "Must reading for all ... Told in breathtaking detail with proof-positive evidence taken from Congressional records, newspaper reports, writings of the day, and statements by our founding fathers. You will not read about this in any history book." - from back cover. Must reading for thinking Americans. Please note: despite what may appear elsewhere in this listing, we are offering a new paperback copy... View more info

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The Economics of Tropical Farm Management

By: Makeham, J. P.; Malcolm, L. R.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.K., Cambridge University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152G2770

ISBN: 0521308941

Condition: Good


0521308941 179 pages. Glossary. Index. "Sets out the principles and practices of farm management economics on small holdings in the tropics in a clear, simple, useful and useable way." - from back board. Prior owner's name atop front free endpaper otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. A sound copy. View more info

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How We Live - The World's Manuals

By: Marriott, J.A.R.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1932

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 313A2238

Condition: Good


142 pages. Index. "Endeavours to present a complicated subject (Economics) in the simplest possible terms. Chapters include: The Daily Miracle; The Shop; The Farm; Some Definitions; Capital; Labour; Modern Business; Money; Banks and Banking; Overseas Trade; The Machinery of Trade. Prior owner's name atop front free endpaper. School stamp inside front board. Moderate wear. Binding intact. A nice copy. View more info

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Money Credit & Commerce

By: Marshall, Alfred

Price: $495.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313A4761

Condition: Fair


369 pages. Index. "The present volume is the third of a group, the main purpose of which is to study the direction of man's efforts for the attainment of material ends: and to search for possibilities of improvements in that procedure which may increase the command of the peoples of the world over their resources; and enable them to develop their higher faculties." - from Preface. Bright gilt lettering upon backstrip. Usual internal library markings, externally unmarked. Above-average external wear. Binding and hinges intact. A worthy first edition copy of this important work. View more info

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How Much is a $ (Dollar) - The Story of Money and Banks

By: McCaleb, Walter F.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, The Naylor Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42902545

Condition: Very Good


128 pages. Will be of great appeal to those who have read "The Creature From Jekyll Island", and similar works. Chapters include: Money - its origins; Banks - the beginnings; The new world; The First Bank of the United States; "Wild-Cat" Banking; The Second Bank of the United States; A Period of Confusion; The National Bank Act; The Federal Reserve Act; Experience Under the Reserve Act; Labor Banking; The Bank Act of 1933; Credit Unions; Savings and Loan Associations; The Gold Standard. Moderate wear to navy blue boards. Contents very clean, bright and unmarked . The excep... View more info