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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Economic History", for which the Department was organized into twelve divisions, with monographs, articles, and unpublished monographs listed accordingly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:
Studenmund, A.H. et al.
Title:
Coursebook for Economics, Private and Public Choice, Third Edition
Publisher:
Academic Press, New York, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a bit rubbed, but quite clean and sound
Book No.:
W-30299
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
economics
 
Author:
Perloff, Harvey S. and Lowdon Wingo (eds.)
Title:
Issues in Urban Economics
Publisher:
Resources for the Future, Washington, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 668 pages
Book No.:
W-30475
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
economics
 
Author:
Boughton, James M. and Elmus R. Wicker
Title:
Principles of Monetary Economics
Publisher:
Richard D. Irwin, Inc., Illinois, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Green cloth, several exterior ink markings, else a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-30292
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics
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:
Gold, Joseph
Title:
Conditionality
Publisher:
International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1979.
Description:
Pamphlet Series No. 31
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 51 pages
Book No.:
W-31140
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics
 
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:
Tullock, Gordon
Title:
Trials on Trial, The Pure Theory of Legal Procedure
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47353
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Supreme Court, constitutional law, trials, economics
 
Author:
Title:
Mobilization of Domestic Capital: Report and Documents of the First Working Party of Experts
Publisher:
United Nations, Bangkok, 1952.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, ex-library, rebound in cloth-backed boards; some pencilling
Book No.:
W-31025
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
economics
 
Author:
Nadiri, M. Ishaq and Sherwin Rosen
Title:
A Disequilibrium Model of Demand for Factors of Production
Publisher:
National Bureau of Economic Research, New York, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
A sound copy in a slightly discolored dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30959
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics
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:
Posner, Richard A.
Title:
Economic Analysis of Law. Second Edition, Third Printing
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1977.
Description:
The first revision of Judge Posner's pathbreaking work, now in its sixth edition, of which he recently observed "after my book was published, its [the law and economics movement] existence could not be denied, though it could be deplored"
Condition:
Original orange cloth, a few speckles on the front board, else a very good clean copy
Book No.:
W-77124
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
economics
 
Author:
Gold, Joseph
Title:
Order in International Finance, the Promotion of IMF Stand-By Arrangements, and the Drafting of Private Loan Agreements
Publisher:
International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1982.
Description:
Pamphlet Series No. 39
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 55 pages
Book No.:
W-31141
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
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:
Title:
The Capital Development Needs of the Less Developed Countries
Publisher:
United Nations Department of Economic Affairs, New York, 1962.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, rebound in cloth-backed boards; a sound ex-library copy
Book No.:
W-31019
Price:
$ 35.00
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:
Grubel, Herbert G.
Title:
A Proposal for the Establishment of an International Deposit Insurance Corporation
Publisher:
Department of Economics, Princeton University, Princeton, 1979.
Description:
Essays in International Finance No. 133
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 24 pages
Book No.:
W-31139
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics
 
Author:
Goldsbrough, David et al.
Title:
Reinvigorating Growth in Developing Countries, Lessons from Adjustment Policies in Eight Economies
Publisher:
International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1996.
Description:
Occasional Paper 139
Condition:
Printed wraps, a very good copy; 113 pages
Book No.:
W-30504
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
international law, economics
 
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:
Shapiro, Perry and Harold L. Votey
Title:
Econometric Analysis of Crime in Sweden
Publisher:
National Council for Crime Prevention, Stockholm, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 55 pages
Book No.:
W-90473
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, SWEDEN, economics
 
Author:
Tullock, Gordon
Title:
Trials on Trial, The Pure Theory of Legal Procedure
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-48940
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Supreme Court, constitutional law, trials, economics
 
Author:
Title:
The International Flow of Private Capital, 1946-1952
Publisher:
United Nations Department of Economic Affairs, New York, 1954.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps, worn but sound; 61 pages
Book No.:
W-31024
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics
 
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:
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:
Gide, Charles
Title:
Les Societes Cooperatives de Consommation
Publisher:
Librairie Du Recueil Sirey, Paris, 1917.
Description:
In French
Condition:
Blue cloth, gilt; sticker residue on the spine, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-91150
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
economics
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:
A Conversation with Secretary Ray Marshall, Inflation, Unemployment, and the Minimum Wage
Publisher:
American Enterprise Institute, Washington, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 27 pages
Book No.:
W-30751
Price:
$ 15.00
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:
The International Flow of Private Capital, 1946-1952
Publisher:
United Nations Department of Economic Affairs, New York, 1954.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps rebound in cloth-backed boards; a sound ex-library copy
Book No.:
W-31022
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics
 
Author:
Waters, William R. and Thomas A. Bausch (eds.)
Title:
Ethics and Economics: Retrospect and Prospect
Publisher:
Association for Social Economics, Milwaukee, 1982.
Description:
Review of Social Economy, Vol. XL, No. 3, December 1982
Condition:
Sewn wraps
Book No.:
W-90539
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics
 
Author:
Pigou, A.C.
Title:
Essays in Applied Economics
Publisher:
Frank Cass & Co., London, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy in a faded and torn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30463
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
economics
 
Author:
Stigler, George
Title:
The Pleasures and Pains of Modern Capitalism. Thirteenth Wincott Memorial Lecture delivered at the Royal Society of Arts [etc.]. Foreword by Graham Hutton
Publisher:
Institute of Economic Affairs [for The Wincott Foundation], London, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed pink stapled wraps, a bit crinkled, but quite sound; 23 pages
Book No.:
W-72679
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
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:
Schultze, Charles L.
Title:
National Income Analysis
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, 1964.
Description:
Condition:
Printed, sewn wraps; 145 pages
Book No.:
W-42725
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
economics
 
Author:
Clarke, Stephen V.O.
Title:
Exchange-Rate Stabilization in the Mid-1930s: Negotiating the Tripartite Agreement
Publisher:
Department of Economics, Princeton University, Princeton, 1977.
Description:
Studies in International Finance No. 41
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 63 pages
Book No.:
W-31137
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
economics
 
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:
Title:
Domestic Financing of Economic Development
Publisher:
United Nations Department of Economic Affairs, New York, 1950.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps rebound in cloth-backed boards, a sound ex-library copy
Book No.:
W-31001
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics
 
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

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