First Edition of the Kenneth Arrows First Book Social Choice and Individual Values; Inscribed by Him to a Fellow Economist
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1951.
First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning economist’s groundbreaking work. Octavo, original blue cloth with titles and frontispiece in gilt. Association copy, inscribed by the author in a contemporary hand to fellow economist David W. Slater, “For Dave with best wishes Ken.” Slater has written his name and Dept. of Economics Stanford University. Fine in a very good dust jacket with some chipping to the top front panel. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare, especially in the original dust jacket and inscribed by Arrow.