First Edition of Carl Snyder's Capitalism the Creator in the Rare Original Dust Jacket
Capitalism the Creator: Economic Foundations of Modern Industrial Society.
Item Number: 4506
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1940.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth, with 44 original charts. Original promotional material laid in. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some chips and wear.
Carl Snyder was an American economist and statistician. His response to the Great Depression was to write his magnum opus Capitalism the Creator. The book, written in an eccentric prose style is part classical liberal manifesto, part elucubration of an enthusiastic statistical autodidact. It blamed the Depression on the Fed's failure to stabilize the money stock and the price level.