First Edition of Gary Becker’s Classic Work A Treatise on the Family; Inscribed by Him To Fellow University of Chicago Colleague Sidney Davidson

  • A Treatise on the Family.

A Treatise on the Family.


Item Number: 3898

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981.

First edition of this landmark work. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed by the author to colleague Sidney Davidson. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small chip to the front panel.

Treatise on the Family is truly a pathbreaking book which marries techniques and problems hitherto regarded as utterly incompatible--rigorous economic reasoning to understanding the family. The marriage is astoundingly productive. It is destined to affect the foundations of every science dealing with human behavior" (Milton Friedman).

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