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MCCULLOCH, J.R. - The Principles of Political Economy: with a sketch of the rise and progress of the science.

Edinburgh, Tait 1825. Octavo contemporary half calf. Some occasional light browning, a splodge in one margin and an insignificant stain on the edge of the last couple of pages. A very good copy. ¶ First edition. On the title in pencil is 'Lord Overstone', there is some pencilling inside and penned at the end of the text is the opening passage by Shelley on the labour of man being the only real wealth; dated 1850, the year Samuel Loyd became Baron Overstone. Overstone (a friend and eventual owner of McCulloch's library) was a banker and liberal politician, one of the richest men in England and one of the most influential in terms of finance and currency. McCulloch edited a series of tracts for Overstone in 1856 and 57 and in 1858 edited a collection of Overstone's own tracts.
AUD 1800.00 [Appr.: EURO 1156 US$ 1362.85 | £UK 1031.5 | JP¥ 152704] Book number 7206

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