Some Leading Principles of Political Economy Newly Expounded. [THREE PARTS IN ONE].
London, Macmillan, 1874. Three parts in one volume. Royal octavo. Pp. xix, 506, (4), 28, (4) publisher's catalogue and ads. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's brown pebbled cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, chalked forest-green endpapers, some abrasion to cloth on upper board, spine ends and corner-tips bit worn. In a very good condition.
¶ ~ A First Issue of the first edition. Later issues were published with an enlarged 54-page publisher's catalogue. The present copy contains the original 28-page catalogue. The American edition was published only later that year (New York, Harper and Brothers). John Elliot Cairnes (1824-1875), Irish economist. At the time of his death he was generally regarded as the leading British economist and the last defender of the classical school. 'Some Leading Principles of Political Economy' is considered one of his most important writings.
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