First Editions of Murray Rothbard's Landmark Work Conceived in Liberty Volumes 1-4
Conceived In Liberty: Volumes 1- 4.
Item Number: 15030
New York: Arlington House Publishers, 1975-79.
First editions of each volume in the author’s acclaimed four volume series. Octavo, four volumes, original cloth. Each are near fine in the original dust jackets with light wear.
Murray Rothbard's ambition was to shed new light on Colonial history and show that the struggle for human liberty was the heart and soul of this land from its discovery through the culminating event of the American Revolution. These volumes are a tour de force, enough to establish Rothbard as one of the great American historians.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Richardson and Snyder, 1983.
First edition of this work which explains the modern fractional-reserve banking system and its origins. Octavo, original boards. Boldly signed by Murray Rothbard on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with some light wear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare signed.
Washington, D.C: Lexington Books, 1987.
First edition. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication by the author on the front free endpaper, “For D.A. Lambeck- For sound economics and free markets- Cordially Murray Rothbard March 1987.” In near fine condition, no dust jacket was issued for this work.
San Francisco : The Cato Institute , 1980.
Early printing. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. Foreword by Friedrich A. Hayek. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To George Meyer For individualism- Best regards Murray Rothbard July 1982.” In fine condition.
New York: Collier Books, 1978.
First paperback edition of Rothbard’s classic treatise on libertarianism. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Boldly signed by Murray N. Rothbard on the title page. In near fine condition. Uncommon signed.
Colorado Springs, CO: Pine Tree Press, 1963.
First edition. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. In very good condition with light rubbing and a touch of dampstaining to a few pages.
First Edition of Americas Great Depression "a staple of modern economic literature"; Signed By Murray Rothbard
New York: MacMillan Company, 1973.
First edition of Rothbard’s classic treatise on the 1930s Great Depression and its root causes. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author Murray N. Rothbard on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
First Editions of Lord Skidelsky's Monumental Biography of J.M. Keynes; Each volume inscribed by Him
John Maynard Keynes: Hopes Betrayed 1883-1920; The Economist as Savior 1920-1037; Fighting For Britain 1937-1946.
London: Macmillan, 1983-2000.
First editions of each volume in the author’s acclaimed biography on J.M. Keynes. Octavo, 3 volumes, original cloth, illustrated. Inscribed by the author in each volume. Each are near fine with the dust jackets that show only light wear.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1899.
First edition of the authors landmark work. Octavo, original green cloth, gilt topstain. In near fine condition with only light shelfwear to the extremities. Housed in a custom clamshell box. A very sharp copy.
Stanford: Hoover Press, 1987.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the half title page, “To the Jackson Hole economist Tucker Smith, Milton Friedman.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Introduction by Anna J. Schwartz. Foreword by W. Glenn Campbell. Edited by Kurt R. Leube. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An important collection of the Nobel Prize-winning economist’s writings.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1939.
First edition of the economist’s ground-breaking work. Octavo, 2 volumes. Original cloth. Some light rubbing to the cloth, a very good set of this landmark work. From the library of economist Moses Abramovitz, with his signature to volume one. Abramovtitz was known for his Catch-Up Growth Hypothesis, which attempted to explain what caused Western Europe’s Golden Era of economic growth from 1948 until 1972 and also for his work on business cycles. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare and desirable with noted provenance.