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Author:
Vernon, Christopher
Title:
Considerations For regulating the Exchequer, In the more timely answering, better husbanding, and more orderly and safe conduct of the Revenues of the Crown into his Majesties Coffers, as hath been heretofore used by Sheriffes [etc.]. Wing V244
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Harper, and are to be sold by [four others], London, 1642.
Description:
First edition of the first legal treatise on the Exchequer, exposing considerable corruption in its practice, written by one of its officials, to whom a substantial grant had been made "in consideration of his service in discovering sundry abuses"
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered double blind ruled sheep, skillfully repaired and refurbished, quite clean and crisp, with the errata leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79481
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
economics, sheriffs, taxation
 
Author:
Rostow, Eugene V.
Title:
A National Policy for the Oil Industry
Publisher:
Yale University Press, New Haven, 1948.
Description:
Condition:
A bit rubbed, and a little pencilling, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-47765
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
economics, oil and gas law
 
Author:
Farnam, Henry W.
Title:
Bibliography of the Department of Economics and Sociology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. Third Edition
Publisher:
Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, 1914.
Description:
Part of the Institution's monumental undertaking to develop its "Contributions to American Economic History", for which the Department was organized into twelve divisions, with monographs, articles, and unpublished monographs listed accordingly
Condition:
Original brown printed sewn wraps, a bit crinkled and ex-library, but sound; 19 pages + an addendum slip pasted to the front wrap not noted in OCLC
Book No.:
W-72530
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bibliography, economics, law and sociology
Author:
Chappel, Capt. Samuel
Title:
A Diamond or Rich Jewel, To the Common-wealth of England, For inriching of the Nation; being necessary for the use of all Marchants and Tradesmen, and advantagious to the poor: Wherein is declared a way [with eight reforms proposed]. Wing C1955. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by John Clowes, against the Lower Pump in Grubstreet, London, 1651.
Description:
Sole edition of Chappel's only work, an idiosyncratic tract written from debtor's prison, but proposing some real reforms, including a national bank, an insurance fund (to protect against pirates), expansion of the fishing trade, and cheap salt
Condition:
Modern 3/4 morocco, gilt, definite browning, top margin cut close, without the coat of arms preceding the title, textually complete; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79909
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
legal reform, banks, bankruptcy, economics, poor law, insurance law, law of piracy, English Commonwealth
 
Author:
Cassing, James H. and Steven L. Husted (eds.)
Title:
Capital, Technology, and Labor in the New Global Economy
Publisher:
American Enterprise Institute, Washington, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-30238
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics, Science and the law, labor law
 
Author:
Stevens, R.B. and B.S. Yamey
Title:
The Restrictive Practices Court, A Study of the Judicial Process and Economic Policy
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth, worn but sound
Book No.:
W-30554
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Anti-trust, economics, Anti-trust
Author:
Title:
The Rates of Marchandizes; As they are set downe in the Book of Rates, for the Custome and Subsidie of Poundage . . . Together with the Rates . . . as are laid vpon any Commodities, either brought into the Realme, or carried out [etc.]. S.T.C. 7695
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1635.
Description:
The uncommon and seemingly final official publication setting forth the taxes on imports and exports before the abolition of customs farming and the introduction of a new book of rates in 1642, the effects of this fundamental change still debated
Condition:
Modern straight- grained green morocco, gilt lettered, the spine a bit faded, without the final blank, else crisp and well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78682
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
economics, taxation
Author:
Title:
Anno Regni Georgii . . . Undecimo. At the Parliament Begun and Holden at Westminster, the Ninth Day of October, Anno Dom. 1722 . . . to the Twelfth Day of November, 1724 [with] An Additional Book of Rates of Goods and Merchandizes. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by John Baskett [etc.], London, 1724-25.
Description:
The Parliamentary legislation enacted in the eleventh year of the reign of George I, complemented by the rare Additional Book of Rates created by the Customs Act of 1724 [c.7] expanding the 1660 Act of Charles II; 1 copy of the Book in ESTC in the UK
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed and unevenly darkened, front joint cracking but firm, else a good tall copy; without the first act, on land-tax
Book No.:
W-77071
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Acts, economics
 
Author:
Musgrave, Richard A. and Peggy B.
Title:
Public Finance in Theory and Practice
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth, bottom edge of spine damaged, else quite sound
Book No.:
W-30561
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
education, economics, taxation
Author:
Wilkinson, James John
Title:
The Law Relating to the Public Funds; and the Equitable and Legal Remedies with Respect to Funded Property; Including the Practice by Distringas, and under the Statute 1 & 2 Vict. c. 110, With References to the Cases on the Foreign Funds and Public Companies
Publisher:
Saunders & Benning, Law Booksellers . . . 43 Fleet Street, London, 1839.
Description:
The uncommon only edition of the first legal treatise on public funds, that is, government securities, including a history of stockjobbing and speculation (time-bargains, puts and refusals, bulls and bears), and so anticipating modern hedge funds
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, ex-library, else a good untrimmed copy with ample margins; five copies in OCLC in this country
Book No.:
W-76941
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
economics
 
Author:
Gold, Joseph
Title:
The Fund Agreement in the Courts, XV
Publisher:
International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1980.
Description:
Reprinted from International Monetary Fund Staff Papers, Vol. 26, No. 3
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy, 24 pages; reprinted from Volume 27, No. 3 of the Fund's Staff Papers
Book No.:
W-91681
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics, international law
 
Author:
Vertin, James R. (ed.)
Title:
Managing the Investment Professional
Publisher:
Institute for Chartered Financial Analysts, New York, 1983.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 95 pages
Book No.:
W-30488
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics, securities
 
Author:
Biegler, John C.
Title:
The Widening World of Accountability
Publisher:
Price Waterhouse & Co., New York, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, well-preserved; 10 pages
Book No.:
W-30212
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
corporations, economics, banks, corporations
 
Author:
Friedlaender, Ann F.
Title:
The Dilemma of Freight Transport Regulation
Publisher:
Brookings Institution, Washington, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy in a discolored dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30331
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Commercial Law, economics, Transportation, Commercial Law, economics
 
Author:
Title:
Problems of Unemployment and Inflation, 1950 and 1951. Analysis of Replies by Governments to a United Nations Questionnaire
Publisher:
United Nations, New York, 1951.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps rebound in cloth-backed boards; a sound ex-library copy
Book No.:
W-30997
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
economics, United Nations
Author:
Title:
A Study of the Construction and Enforcement of the Federal Antitrust Laws
Publisher:
Temporary National Economic Committee, Washington, 1941.
Description:
The 38th monograph in the Committee's vast Investigation of Concentration of Economic Power, one of the few directly focusing upon the antitrust laws, written by Milton Handler and appearing while Thurman Arnold was head of the Antitrust Division
Condition:
Original orange printed sewn wraps, ex-library, else a very good copy; 106 pages
Book No.:
W-74230
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Anti-trust, economics, legal reform
Author:
Title:
Anno Regni Gulielmi III Regis Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae & Hiverniae, Septimo [and Octavo]. At the Parliament begun at Westminster the Two and twentieth Day of November, Anno Dom. 1695. In the Seventh Year of the Reign [etc.]. Not in Wing. Folio.
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb [&c], London, 1696.
Description:
The Parliament enacting legislation resulting in "one of the great monetary events in history" and the adoption of the gold standard, crucially involving the views of John Locke, with its philosophical and financial consequences still debated
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, a variant not in ESTC, with certain of the first 14 title pages dated 1696 [compare ESTC R223064]; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79743
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
Acts, economics, Bench and Bar, Coining, legal reform
Author:
Keyser, Henry
Title:
The Law Relating to Transactions on the Stock Exchange
Publisher:
Henry Butterworth, 7, Fleet Street [etc.], London, 1850.
Description:
Only edition of a work written on the eve of the dramatic half-century transforming the London Stock Exchange, expanding its transactions beyond government and railway securities to commercial and industrial stocks safeguarded by limited liability
Condition:
Original cloth, neatly rebacked, printed paper label, some browning and general wear, else a good copy; with a 16 page Butterworth catalogue appended
Book No.:
W-76854
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
economics, Law and the stockmarket
Author:
Pound, Roscoe
Title:
Social and Economic Problems of the Law. Setaro 159
Publisher:
American Academy of Political and Social Science, Philadelphia, 1928.
Description:
Dean Pound's contribution to the issue of The Annals entitled "Progress in the Law", that issue devoted to "a discussion of some of the tendencies . . . to adapt law to the changing conditions of our modern social and economic life"
Condition:
Original printed stapled self wraps, reprinted from the Academy's "The Annals" Publication No. 2119, nine pages; two copies in OCLC
Book No.:
W-78856
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
economics, legal reform, law and sociology
Author:
Mun, Thomas
Title:
A Discourse of Trade, from England vnto the East Indies: Answering to diuerse Obiections which are usually made against the same. S.T.C. 18255; ESTC S101128. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by Nicholas Okes for Iohn Pyper, London, 1621.
Description:
First edition of Mun's first and highly influential work, contending that a nation's balance of trade is the most important condsideration determining its prosperity, earning him the reputation as "one of the key economic writers of the Stuart age"
Condition:
Modern calf, definite browning, lacking the first and last blanks and the title in facsimile, the margins cut close, textually complete; the Taussig cop
Book No.:
W-79799
Price:
$ 8000.00
Category:
economics
Author:
Title:
Anno Regni Annae Reginae Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, Sexto. At the Parliament Begun and Holden at Westminster the Twenty third Day of October, Anno Dom, 1707. In the Sixth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lady Anne [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, London, 1708.
Description:
The legislation enacted at the third session of Anne's first parliament, including the act (still partly in force) establishing the Protestant line of succession [c.7] and the regulation of foreign coins in America [c.30]; with the table of all acts
Condition:
Contemporary panelled mottled calf, rebacked, definite browning and foxing, else a good copy, with the signature of Thomas Lund, Mayor; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78836
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Acts, Parliament, Religion, economics
Author:
Title:
A Study of the Construction and Enforcement of the Federal Antitrust Laws
Publisher:
Temporary National Economic Committee, Washington, 1941.
Description:
The 38th monograph in the Committee's vast Investigation of Concentration of Economic Power, one of the few directly focusing upon the antitrust laws, written by Milton Handler and appearing while Thurman Arnold was head of the Antitrust Division
Condition:
Original orange printed sewn wraps, well-preserved; 106 pages
Book No.:
W-74229
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Anti-trust, economics, legal reform
 
Author:
Vertin, James R. (ed.)
Title:
Improving the Investment Decision Process: Applying Economic Analysis to Portfolio Management
Publisher:
Institute for Chartered Financial Analysts, New York, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 95 pages
Book No.:
W-30486
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
economics, securities
 
Author:
Allen, Polly R. and Peter B. Kenen
Title:
The Balance of Payments, Exchange Rates, and Economic Policy
Publisher:
Department of Economics, Princeton University, Princeton, 1979.
Description:
Reprints in International Finance No. 19
Condition:
Wraps, a well-preserved ex-library copy; 64 pages
Book No.:
W-30222
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
economics, international law
Author:
Title:
By the King. A Proclamation for the better execution of the Office of His Maiesties Exchanger, and Reformation of sundry Abuses and Fraudes practised vpon his Maiesties Coynes. S.T.C. 8860; Steele 1512
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by Bonham Norton and Iohn Bill, London, 1627.
Description:
Part of Charles I's ill-advised assumption of monetary monopoly control through re-establishing the office of King's Exchanger of gold and silver, unsuccessfully opposed by the Goldsmith's Company, London's Lord Mayor and its Court of Alderman
Condition:
Five leaves measuring about 12x15 inches, browned, definite staining, loss of text on the first two leaves, some repairs, a working copy only
Book No.:
W-79501
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
fraud, economics, Coining
Author:
Title:
A Rare, extensive collection of over 250 mid-19th century original General Orders of Great Britain's Board of Customs, each dated and numbered, signed and initialed (usually by several individuals), with frequent manuscript notations and emendations
Publisher:
Board of Customs, London, 1846-48.
Description:
A day-to-day view of Great Britain's international commercial affairs during a three year period of its "imperial century", with orders issued by the Board itself, the Treasury Chambers, the Privy Council, and the Queen herself at several palaces
Condition:
Contemporary 1/2 vellum, the front board detached, each order with a hole towards its top as if initially spiked, else a good usable volume
Book No.:
W-76682
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
economics, international law
Author:
Manley, William]
Title:
A Collection Of The Laws of the Customs Now in Force, To prevent Frauds and Abuses in the Revenue . . . Being An Abridgement of several Acts of Parliament . . . Wherein are contained The Powers given by the Laws now in Force [etc.]. Goldsmiths 7924
Publisher:
Printed by Thomas Baskett . . . for Robert Vincent [etc.], London, 1742.
Description:
A rare work, seeking to provide "outdoor officers" with sufficient legal knowledge to stem fraud, digesting the laws from the 14th century onwards, providing opinions of counsel on doubtful points, and listing the legal wharfs; three copies in RLIN
Condition:
?Later 1/2 calf, rubbed, title clipped, else a good untrimmed copy
Book No.:
W-69523
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
economics, Abridgements, justices of peace, Exchequer, international law
 
Author:
Title:
Methods of Financing Economic Development in Under-Developed Countries
Publisher:
United Nations Department of Economic Affairs, Lake Success, 1949.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps rebound in damaged cloth-backed boards; ex-library, usable
Book No.:
W-31000
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
economics, United Nations
Author:
Vickaris, A.
Title:
An Essay for Regulating of the Coyn: Wherein also is set forth, First, How we have lost that Import of Plate and Bullion we formerly had. Secondly, What is become of the great Quantities of Money coyned [and three other points]. Wing V337. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by James O. for Richard Cumberland [etc.], London, 1696.
Description:
A work significant in the debate leading to "one of the great monetary events in history" and the adoption of the gold standard, crucially involving the views of John Locke, with its philosophical and financial consequences still debated
Condition:
Modern cloth backed marbled boards, a printed paper label on the front board, a bit of foxing, else clean and with untrimmed margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79623
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Coining, economics, legal reform
Author:
Title:
The Act of Tonnage & Poundage, and Rates of Merchandize, With The Further Subsidy; The Old Impost; The Additional Impost; And all other Duties relating to Her Majesties Customs, now Payable upon any sort of Merchandize Imported or Exported [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb [&c], London, 1702.
Description:
A massively detailed work evidencing the enormous revenue generating power of England's customs and excise, "the key to England's financial success" (in contradistinction to France), complemented by the pertinent statutes over the prior half century
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, the original label preserved, especially clean and bright, with the errata leaf after the title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79401
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Commercial Law, economics
 
Author:
Title:
Primary Commodities, Market Developments and Outlook
Publisher:
International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1989.
Description:
World Economic and Financial Surveys, July 1989
Condition:
Printed wraps, rubbed but sound
Book No.:
W-30338
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
economics, international law
Author:
Title:
A Subsidy Granted to the King, of Tonnage, and Poundage, and other Sums of Money, payable upon Merchandize Exported and Imported. Together with a Book of Rates [with] Rules and Instructions for the Tare of Goods & Merchandize [etc.]. Wing E2315 and E923A
Publisher:
Printed by Chr. Barker [and] Printed Anno Dom., London, 1661 & 1663.
Description:
Two rare works marking the evolution of one of the foremost constitutional debates of the seventeenth century, as Parliament granted Charles II these two important subsidies for his life, in contrast to the much circumscribed grants formerly made
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered calf, rubbed, rebacked, portions of the original spine laid down, the Taussig copy; three and two copies in ESTC respectively
Book No.:
W-78110
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
international law, maritime law, economics, English constitutional law
 
Author:
Fogler, H. Russell and Darwin M. Bayston (eds.)
Title:
Improving the Investment Decision Process: Quantitative Assistance for the Practitioner - and for the Firm
Publisher:
Institute for Chartered Financial Analysts, New York, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 107 pages
Book No.:
W-30485
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics, securities
Author:
Title:
The Land-Purchaser's Companion: And the Laws Relating to Tenants and Tenures. Containing I. The Years Purchase all sorts of Lands, Tenements, Rents, Reversions, &c are worth . . . To which are added. The Laws and Statutes relating to Tithes [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1720.
Description:
A primer with an uncommon focus, directed at potential purchasers prior to the South Sea Bubble bursting, providing a guide to valuing land and to associated legal problems, though prudently (and prophetically) suggesting a quite different future
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered blind ruled and decorated calf, somewhat marked and stained, light browning, else quite well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79728
Price:
$ 1350.00
Category:
Real Property, landlord and tenant, Abridgements, Religion, economics
Author:
Title:
Anno Regni Annae Reginae . . . Nono [1710] [through] Anno Regni Georgii II . . . tertio [1729] [with four other acts and one index on duties enacted during these two decades]. ESTC N51412, T132502, N54590, T123503, T132497, T132495, T132499
Publisher:
Imprints vary, London, 1724-30.
Description:
A likely unique collection of six reprinted acts and an index comprehensively setting forth duties on malt, hops, candles, soap, paper, silks, callicoes, linens, and stuff during the early 18th century, most rare with fewer than five copies in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary calf, joints cracking but firm, label partly chipped away, the top margin cut close (legibility preserved), the number "II" on the spine
Book No.:
W-79768
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
economics, Excise, Liquor & Drink
 
Author:
Vertin, James R. (ed.)
Title:
Management Skills for Investment Managers Seminar
Publisher:
Institute for Chartered Financial Analysts, New York, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 62 pages
Book No.:
W-30489
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics, securities
Author:
Title:
A Subsidy Granted to the King of Tonnage and Poundage [with] An Act For continuing the Excise 1660 [with] An Act For the present Nonimnating of Commissioners of Sewers [with] The Rates of Merchandise . . . Subsidy of Tonnage, Subsidy of Poundage [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by John Bill and Christopher Barker [imprints vary], London, 1660.
Description:
Three acts and a related work principally bearing upon a major constitutional debate of the seventeenth century, as Parliament granted Charles II two important subsidies for his life, two of the three acts located in one copy only in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary mottled panelled calf, gilt, rebacked, bearing the Royal arms and manuscript paper label ("Inner 02-13"); the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78814
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, economics, English constitutional law
 
Author:
Gold, Joseph
Title:
The Fund Agreement in the Courts, XIV
Publisher:
International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1979.
Description:
Reprinted from International Monetary Fund Staff Papers, Vol. 26, No. 3
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 32 pages
Book No.:
W-30376
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics, international law

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