First Edition of Kenneth Arrows First Book Social Choice and Individual Values; Signed by Him; from the library of fell economist Emmanuel Drandakis
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. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “with best wishes Kenneth J. Arrow.” From the library of Emmanuel Drandakis with his name to the front free endpaper, “Emm. Drandakis Rochester, N.Y. 10/20/59.” Drandakis was a well-known economist, who specialized in general equilibrium theory and served the University of Athens Department of Economics from 1972 to 2000 and one of the first people from the University of Rochester Economics department to be awarded a Ph.D. In near fine condition with some marginala by Drandakis.