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General View of Commerce & Industry in the Empire of Japan

By: N/A

Price: $293.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Bureau of Commerce and Industry, Dept. Of Agriculture and Commerce, Japan: 1893

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005603

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth with gold titles on boards. Issued in anticipation of the World's Fair of 1893, in Chicago, as a promotional piece. Detailed records of production, exports. imports,etc. Foldout maps of the Empire and Tokyo, as well as two-page maps of several major cities - Yokohama, Kobe, Nagasaki, Hakodate, Niigata, Kyoto, and Osaka. Previous owner's name on first free endpaper. 492 pp. including index. View more info

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Canada 1940; The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Dominion Bureau of Statistics: 1940

Seller ID: 005733

Condition: Very Good


Original blue softcover. No writing or damage. Colour portraits of the King and Queen, with foldout photo page of the royal visit of 1939. 202 pp. View more info

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Buying a Bond

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Barrons; The National Financial Weekly: 1924

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006804

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Selecting and Investment House, Fair Yield, and other related topics are considered. 157 pp. View more info

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Equality

By: Bellamy, Edward

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Toronto, George N. Morang & Co., Limited: 1897

Edition: First Canadian Editiion

Seller ID: 009854

Condition: Good Plus


Sequel to his Looking Backward, which he outlines in t he Preface to bring readers up to date. Sample chapter headings: Why the Revolution Did Not Come Earlier, How Inequality of Wealth Destroys Liberty, and Foreign Commerce Under Profits; Protection and Free Trade. Lots to think about and discuss ! No writing. First free endpaper missing. Minor cover wear. 412 pp. View more info

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The Balance Sheet of the Future

By: Bevin, Rt. Hon. Ernest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Robert M. McBride & Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 005242

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. DJ grubby with small tears and hole in verso. Mr. Bevin was a prominent Labour leader in England and a valuable member of Churchill's war cabinet of the 40's. 303 pp. View more info

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The Economics of the Canadian Financial System: Theory, Policy, and Institutions

By: Bond, David E./ Shearer, Ronald A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scarborough, Ont., Prentice-Hall of Canada, Ltd.: 1972

Edition: First (No additional printings)

Seller ID: 001852

ISBN: 0-13-229781-7

Condition: Very Good


Original decorative plasticized boards. Pencil checkmarks on Contents pages only. 633 pp. View more info

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First Principles of Political Economy

By: Chapin, Aaron L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Sheldon & Co.: 1879

Seller ID: 011477

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Dark green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in pencil. Only a few pencil notes. All edges red. 213 pp. View more info

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The Tragedy of Waste

By: Chase, Stuart

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 011092

Condition: Good


Grey cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Edges tanned. An eye-opening, thought-provoking, mind-boggling examination of current (1924) estimates of waste in all areas of consumption. Worth serious consideration. 296 pp. with index. View more info

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Indian Unrest: A Reprint, Revised and Enlarged, from "The Times"

By: Chirol, Valentine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1910

Seller ID: 005689

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth on boards. Centers on "The enterprise of ruling and civilizing a great Asiatic population." - p. VIII. Library stamps and envelope. Front hinge cracked. 371 pp. View more info

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Masters of Their Own Destiny; The Story of the Antigonish Movement Of Adult Education Through Economic Cooperation

By: Coady, M. M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1939

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 011874

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on boards. The Antigonish Movement took shape in the 1920's as a response to the felt needs of Northeastern Nova Scotia. Many cooperative courses and programs were fostered by local groups with strong support from St. Francis Xavier University and various Roman Catholic and Scottish Catholic groups. 170 pp. with index. There are perhaps a dozen marginal comments, not affecting legibility. View more info

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Cottage Economy and The Poor Man's Friend

By: Cobbett, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, John Doyle: 1833

Seller ID: 011494

Condition: Fair to Good


Blue paper boards backed in blue cloth. Previous owner's name. Speckled and soiled, with foxing freckles on edges. Cottage Economy has 158 pp. with index. Poor Man's Friend has 68 pp. Previous owner's name. View more info

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Robert Owen

By: Cole, G.D.H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1925

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 009874

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


This prominent businessman was concerned about his employees and the public poor. His New Lanark became a model for socialist experiment, with emphasis upon educatioinal methods, among other topics. Previous owner's name. Newspaper clipping pasted in. 267 pp. View more info

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Economic Success

By: Cole, William Morse

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Macmillan Co.: 1926

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002906

Condition: Very Good Plus


Original brown cloth illustrated in orange and black on boards. Cole lists three requirements for economic success: Imagination, Concentration, and Logic. This book is intended as a text for higher elementary and intermediate levels. This copy has no marks or damage. The author taught the subject at Harvard for several years. 391 pp. View more info

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The Elements of Public Finance Including the Monetary System of the United States

By: Daniels, Winthrop More

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Henry Holt and Company: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005475

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. A very clean, sound copy. Organized into three parts: Government Outlay, Government Income, and Treasury Management. 383 pp, including Appendix and Index. View more info

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Protection or Free Trade; An Examination of the Tariff Question with Especial Regard to the Interests of Labor

By: George, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Henry George & Co.: 1886

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006346

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark blue blindstamped cloth on boards. Henry George (1839-1897) rose from deficient education and struggle as a working sailor to become a publisher of several books on economic theory. The first, Progress and Poverty, became a bestseller. Protection or Free Trade was much later, published posthumously, but still shows the connection to his Single Tax policy promoted in his first book. Previous owner's name. 359 pp. View more info

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Columbia; Or the Future of Canada

By: Godwin, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.: 1928

Seller ID: 006177

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. Paper labels cover and spine. Godwin is an interesting figure who came from England to Canada, tried farming for four years, and then returned to England just in time to take part in Vimy, following which he was invalided out. Entering the practice of law, he spent the rest of his life between it and writing. This book is full of short, pithy statements pointedly, but briefly substantiated before the next subject is broached. Made me w... View more info

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Political Economy

By: Greeley, Horace

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Porter & Coates: 1869

Edition: 1869

Seller ID: 000440

Condition: Very Good


THE ORIGINAL edition of this classic by the American expert, well-known as a newspaperman. Dark blue cloth on boards, no DJ. Gilt spine lettering. Dedicated to Henry Clay. Author's preface dated December l, 1869. Full title is Essays Designed to Elucidate the Science of Political Economy, While Serving to Explain and Defend the Policy of Protection to Home Industry, as a System of National Cooperation for the Elevation of Labor. 384 pp. with index. View more info

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Labor of Fire; The Ontology of Labor Between Economy and Culture

By: Gulli, Bruno

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Temple University Press: 2005

Edition: First. Number Line Ends in 1.

Seller ID: 011089

ISBN: 1-59213-113-1

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Red, white, and grey softcover. No writing. Pp. 7-8 lightly wrinkled. Be prepared to tackle several multi-syllabic terms popular in the field. Distinguishes between "living labor" and "productive labor." 214 pp. with index. View more info

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The Economics of Public School Finance; A Rand Educational Policy Study

By: Gurwitz, Aaron Samuel

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Ballinger Publishing Company: 1982

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005068

ISBN: 0884108597

Condition: Near Fine


Original dark green cloth lettered in silver on boards. This book aims to close the gap between educators and economists by establishing a common vocabulary, a basic set of concepts, and practical, technical tools for economic analysis. The author is a Senior Economist with the Rand Corporation in Washington, D.C. He holds a master's degree in Educational Administration and Policy Analysis, and a doctorate in Economics, both from Stanford University. 205 pp. with inde... View more info

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Human Values and Economic Policy; A Symposium

By: Hook, Sidney (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 1967

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010551

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. No writing or damage. In three parts; Public and Private Values, The Basis of Value Judgments in Economics, and The Role of the Corporation in American Life. Various experts contribute articles in each of the three parts. Among the experts the name of Sidney J. Arrow bears considerable weight. 268 pp. View more info