First edition of Economics: An Introductory Analysis; signed by Paul A. Samuelson

  • Economics: An Introductory Analysis.
  • Economics: An Introductory Analysis.

Economics: An Introductory Analysis.


Item Number: 5039

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1948.

First edition of this influential text by the father of modern economics. Octavo, original cloth. In very good condition, lacking the rare dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page, “Paul A. Samuelson MIT.” Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.

Its fundamental impact on the opinions and approaches of today's most influential economists is extraordinary. Upon publication this text immediately became the authority for the principles of economics courses. The book continues to be the standard-bearer for principles courses, and continues to be a clear, accurate, and interesting introduction to modern economics principles. The New York Times considered Samuelson to be the "foremost academic economist of the 20th century." Named to The Times Literary Supplement 100 most influential books since the end of World War II.

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