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Probability Foundations of Economic Theory

By: McCann, Charles

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 324H1663

ISBN: 0415108675

Condition: Very Good


0415108675 xvi, 171 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. "A clear and informative survey of the area which serves to standardize terminology and so integrate probability into a discussion of the foundations of economic theory." - half-title page. Clean, tight and unmarked with very light wear. Possibly unread. A high-quality copy. View more info

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Fifty Ways to Save Money

By: McCaw, Malcolm

Price: $395.00

Publisher: USA, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313C5032

Condition: Good


145 pages. A rare surviving copy of this classic Depression-era guide. "Here is a book that gives the devices people have employed to make saving painless. But it is more. It is a philosophy of personal economics - of spending as well as saving, a development of the idea that the act of saving is merely a postponement and enlargement of the act of spending." - from dust jacket. Binding sound. Moderate wear to book which is unmarked but for a tiny ink dot atop front free endpaper. Soiling to text edges. 3"x 2" chunk missing from bottom edge of dust jacket front panel. O... View more info

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The National Home Monthly Magazine, November 1934 - Heroic Canadian Monetary Reformer Gerald Grattan McGeer

By: McGeer, G.G. (Gerald/Gerry Grattan); Andrews, M.; Cave, H.; Batten, H.; Blumenfeld, D.; Lynde, F.; Brooks, T.; Thorne, D.; Sieburth, M.; Et al

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Canada, The National Home Monthly: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0009

Condition: Good


76 pages. Features: Ceylon Tea Bureau ad inside front cover features colour painting of Laurentian Scene by F. S. Coburn; The Way to Solvency - famous Canadian monetary reformer G.G. McGeer makes his case for changes to the Bank of Canada; Super one-page colour ad for Heinz canned beans and spaghetti; Fantastic one-page colour-photo Chipso ad features Mrs. John Boyle, Jr. and her children Mercedes, John and Patricia; Sometime We'll Meet (short story); Bloomin' Idol (short story); Afghanistan Destined for Conflict - a most prophetic photo-illustrated article; Children of the Heather (short sto... View more info

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The Panic of 1837: Some Financial Problems of the Jacksonian Era

By: McGrane, Reginald Charles

Price: $295.00

Publisher: USA, The University of Chicago Press/Phoenix Books: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 313C5934

Condition: Fair


Reprint of the 1924 first edition. "In this study I have endeavored to describe the economic forces oand the leaders involved in the great crisis of 1837. The close relationship between business and politics, the clashing ambitions of Andrew Jackson, Nicholas Biddle, and Martin Van Buren, and the dominant tone of Jacksonian democracy versus Whig aristocracy have been set forth." - from Preface. Prior owner's name inside front cover and upon half-title page. Occasional markings to contents. Above-average external wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Trade and Peace with Old Spain 1667-1750: A Study of the Influence of Commerce on Anglo-Spanish Diplomacy in the First Half of the Eigheenth Century

By: McLachlan, Jean O.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge at the University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112A0832

Condition: Fair


249 pages. Index. "Illustrates the truth that both diplomacy and politics rest on a solid commercial foundation." - from Foreward. Heavily worn former library copy with usual markings. Binding intact. Reading copy only. View more info

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The Economic Blockade, Volume I (only)

By: Medlicott, W.N.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationary Office and Longmans, Green and Co: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138A4345

Condition: Fair


732 pages. Extensive index. "I was asked towards the end of 1941 to undertake the preparation of an official history based on the activities of the Ministrry of Economic Warfare." - from Preface. Hinges intact. Some library markings. Top corner of front free endpaper clipped. Above-average external wear. Binding intact. View more info

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Poverty in Canada: Its nature, Significance and Implications for Public Policy

By: Menzies, M.W.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba Pool Elevators: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 726C9009

Condition: Fair


39 pages. "Rural poverty has enormous implications in terms of the health of the national economy and it has an immeasurable impact on the effectiveness of general agricultural policy. If poverty in rural areas could be ameliorated the design of appropriate and effective farm policies would be greatly simplified, quite apart from the human values implicit in a successful assault on poverty." - from Foreword. Above-average wear. Originally bound as a stapled pamphlet - now protected in rigid library binding. Usual library markings. A sound working copy. View more info

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History of Prices During the War - Summary / International Price Comparisons: Two Books in One Volume

By: Mitchell, Wesley C.; Goldsmith, Margaret L.; Middaugh, Florence K.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., United States Government Printing Office: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 832H1228

Condition: Good


96, XIII, 395 pages. A substantial compilation of detailed historical pricing data, both domestic and international. from the WWI period. Issued by the War Industries Board, of which Bernard Baruch was Chairman. Bound in beige cloth-covered boards with gilt titling upon spine. Binding intact. Average wear. Few library markings. A sound copy. View more info

The Definite National Purpose

By: Moore, William Henry

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, The Macmillan Company of Canada, Limited: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73509494

Condition: Good


161 pages. Author's prescription to cure the Great Depression, written in the depths thereof. Average to above average wear. Erasure and small bookseller's sticker to front endpaper. Occasional pencil marks to text. Damage to top quarter inch of blue cloth spine. View more info

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The New York Times Magazine, September (Sept.) 8, 1963: Maurice Chevalier at 75 - Still a One-Man Show

By: Morgenthau, Hans J.; Wicker, Tom; Zagoria, Sam; Pines, Maya; Bowen, Elizabeth; Szulc, Tad; Schwartz, George; Schneider, P.E.; Corman, Rena; Peck, Seymour; Payne, Robert; Buckley, T.; Murphy, J

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4095

Condition: Good


116 pages. Features: Cover photo of stolid East German woman working on construction project in East Berlin; One-page Loew's Hotel ad features the Americana of New York; Lovely fashion ads; Germany Give Rise to Vast Uncertainties - can we be sure how the Bonn Republic will use its capacity to tip the scales?; Five photos of street scenes in East Berlin; Q's and A's About Presidential Press Conferences - with photos of JFK; Suggestions to Improve Congress; The Laser Lights Up the Future - article on its great potential; Enchanted Centenary of the Brothers Grimm; Photo-illustrated article on th... View more info

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Schacht: Hitler's magician,: The life and loans of Dr. Hjalmar Schacht,

By: Muhlen, Norbert

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Alliance Book Corporation: 1939

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 422H2834

ISBN: B00085B3ZI

Condition: Fair


B00085B3ZI xvi, [2], 228 pages. "For more than fifteen years - under the Republican and Nazi regimes - the enigmatic figure of Dr. Hjalmar Schacht has cast a sinister shadow across the intricate network of international finance." - dust jacket. "Mr. Muhlen has succeeded brilliantly in giving a complete and concise picture of Schacht 'as the economist of the Third Reich'." - Introduction. This edition issued just after Hitler removed Schacht from his position as President of the Reichsbank in January 1939. Above-average wear. Few library markings. Binding sound. A worthy ... View more info

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Against the Odds: The Public Life and Times of Louis Rasminsky

By: Muirhead, Bruce

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 422A2517

ISBN: 0802006299

Condition: Good


0802006299 380 pages. Index. Footnotes. Black and white photographic plates. "The story of Louis Rasminsky, an extraordinary figure in Canadian economic history. Governor of the Bank of Canada from 1961 to 1973, Rasminksy was one of only two Jewish senior civil servants in Canada when he was appointed.... Sheds light on the development of Canadian economic and monetary policy after the Second World War." - from dust jacket. Pleasingly light wear. Usual library markings. A quality copy. View more info

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From the Chairman Selected Speeches 1980-1989

By: MULHOLLAND, W.D.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Bank of Montreal.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 512C5789

ISBN: 0969435703

Condition: Fine


0969435703 186 pages. Laid inside front cover is a signed presentation letter from BMO's subsequent CEO, Matthew Barrett, on his letterhead dated 1990. "Deals with such questions as economic interdependence, economic policy, Third World debt, energy and resource sector policy, bank management and development, as well as personal responsibility and commitment in the business world." - from dust jacket. Black and white photographic plates. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart cover. An excellent copy. Will surely serv... View more info

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The Secrets of the Federal Reserve - The London Connection

By: Mullins, Eustace

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Bankers Research Institute: 1983

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 329C5031

Condition: Very Good


198 pages including index and bibliography. "Here are the simple facts of the great betrayal. Wilson and House knew that they were doing something momentous. One cannot fathom men's motive's and this pair probably believed in what they were up to. What they did not believe in was representative government. They believed in government by an uncontrolled oligarchy whose acts would only become apparent after an interval so long that the electorate would be forever incapable of doing anything efficient to remedy depredations." - Ezra Pound, from Introduction. Clean, bright and unmark... View more info

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The Federal Reserve Conspiracy

By: Mullins, Eustace

Price: $499.95

Publisher: USA, Omni Publications: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 328C5069

Condition: Fair


148 pages. A rare early reprint of Mullins' classic expose of the Federal Reserve. Yellow high-lighting throughout. Modest lean to spine. Somewhat above-average external wear and soiling. View more info

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A Study of the Federal Reserve / Mullins on the Federal Reserve (Later Reprinted as The Secrets of the Federal Reserve)

By: Mullins, Eustace

Price: $995.00

Publisher: New York, Kasper and Horton: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 163C7643

Condition: Good


140 pages. Bibliography. "...The first careful study of the Federal Reserve System... Includes a careful presentation of the origins, purposes, and activities of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. The reader will find for the first time the actual mechanism of this powerful organization, which has wielded such a tremendous influence on America in the twentieth-century." - from back cover. Contents unmarked. Incidental half-inch pen mark to front cover. Two ink stamps on back cover, one of which is smudged over publisher's information. Binding intact. Average wear. A rare ... View more info

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Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, January 27, 1947: Cover Photo of Ingrid Bergman;

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Weekly Publications: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3315

Condition: Good


96 pages. Features: Nice color ad for Pan American World Airways inside front cover features travel to Guatemala; B.F. Goodrich ad features photo of huge articulated bus owned by Santa Fe Trailways; Gillette shaving blade ad features speedskater Irving Jaffee; Nice color ad for Ford cars; Former Soviet official Kiril M. Alexeieff; Russian shortwave broadcasts to America; Nice color General Tire ad; What Stalin said to Montgomery; Plymouth car ad; Photo of Kelly the Clown; Poland harassed by 170,000 Russian-trained security police; Behind the Japanese Purge - American Military Rivalries; Brita... View more info

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Power and Market: Government and the Economy

By: Murray N. Rothbard; Murray Rothbard

Price: $1,950.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Sheed Andrews and McMeel: 1977

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 429C9943

ISBN: 0836207513

Condition: Good


0836207513 Signed, without inscription, by Murray Rothbard upon half-title page. 304 pages. Extensive footnotes. Index. "... Offers a systematic analysis of the political approach to governance through the power of the state, in contrast to the economic approach of the free market." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Moderate sunning to backstrip. Binding tight. A quality copy. View more info

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Long Wave Cycle

By: Nikolai Kondratieff

Price: $499.95

Publisher: USA, E P Dutton: 1984

Edition: First Unabridged English Edition

Seller ID: 429C9054

ISBN: 0943940079

Condition: Very Good


0943940079 138 pages. Footnotes and charts. "The breakdown of international order that usually occurs during a depression, along with a sense of America's economic weakness, increases the likelihood that some nation will pursue military aggression somewhere in the world. In order to preserve international stability, America may feel it necessary to intervene. And so the cycle continues." - from Introduction. Author was banished to Siberia due to his politically incorrect thinking. A classic work of economic forecasting. Clean with light wear. Usual library markings. Tight and ... View more info

Banking in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: The Belfast Banks, 1825-1914

By: Ollerenshaw, Philip

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Manchester, United Kingdom, Manchester Univ Pr: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42902546

ISBN: 0719022762

Condition: Fine


0719022762 263 pages including notes, bibliography and index. "Drawing extensively upon unused and unpublished business archives, this book throws new light on the economic history of nineteenth-century Ireland... Banking business is discussed in the wider context of fluctuations in the Irish and British economies; and, overall the book presents a revisionist view and stresses the positive contribution made by banks before 1914." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with faintest wear. Very light wear to dust jacket. Excellent copy. View more info