"This civilization is rapidly passing away, however. Let us rejoice or else lament the fact as much as everyone of us likes; but do not let us shut our eyes to it: Rare First British Edition of Capitalism Socialism and Democracy in rare original dust jacket

  • Capitalism Socialism and Democracy.

Capitalism Socialism and Democracy.

Item Number: 4502

London: George Allen and Unwin, 1943.

First British edition of the economist’s ground-breaking work. Octavo, original cloth. Some light rubbing to the cloth in the very good price-clipped dust jacket with a few small chips to the crown and foot of the spine. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare in the original dust jacket.

Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy is widely considered one of the greatest works on social theory written in the 20th century. Named by Modern Library as one of the 100 best non-fiction books of the twentieth century and by The Times Literary Supplement as one of the 100 most influential books since World War II.