“The combination of economic and political power in the same hands is a sure recipe for tyranny": Free to Choose; Inscribed by Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Milton Friedman

  • Free To Choose: A Personal Statement.

Free To Choose: A Personal Statement.


Item Number: 15043

New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980.

First edition, early printing of Friedmans’ persuasive argument for the free market, based on the PBS series Free to Choose. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by Milton Friedman on the half-title page to mathematician David Cox. Light rubbing, near fine in a near fine dust jacket.

"Excellent book, this reviewer has never read a more straightforward and simple statement of the present ills facing our society and what we as citizens in a democracy must do about them" (Chicago Sun Times). Free to Choose is an economic response to John Kenneth Galbraith’s The Age of Uncertainty, and it helped win Milton Friedman the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1976.

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