First Edition of Nobel Prize Winning Economist's Thomas C. Schelling's First Book; Inscribed by Him
National Income Behavior: An Introduction to Algebraic Analysis.
Schelling, Thomas C.$2,000.00
Item Number: 25056
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1951.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Lengthily inscribed by Thomas Schelling on the title page. Light rubbing to the bottom cloth, near fine in the rare dust jacket with light wear.
Thomas Schelling served with the Marshall Plan in Europe, the White House, and the Executive Office of the President from 1948 to 1953. He wrote much of his dissertation on national income behavior working at night while in Europe. He was awarded the 2005 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for "having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis."
Other Books by this Author
"THE USUAL DISTINCTION BETWEEN DIPLOMACY AND FORCE IS NOT MERLY IN THE INSTRUMENTS, WORDS OR BULLETS, BUT IN THE RELATION BEWTWEEN ADVERSARIES": FIRST EDITION OF ARMS AND INFLUENCE: SIGNED BY NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING ECONOMIST THOMAS SCHELLING
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1966.
First edition. Octavo, original red cloth. Signed by Thomas Schelling on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing to the spine. A very nice example of an important book, that is uncommon signed.
First Edition of Thomas Schelling's Choice and Consequence: Perspectives of an Errant Economist; Inscribed by Him
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1984.
First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning economist’s important compilation of essays. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by Thomas Schelling on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing and wear. Jacket design by Mike Fender.
First Edition of The Strategy of Conflict; Inscribed by Nobel Prize-winning economist Thomas Schelling
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1960.
First edition of this work that pioneered the study of bargaining and strategic behavior. Octavo, original yellow cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by Thomas Schelling on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket that has some chipping and wear to the extremities. Rare in the original dust jacket and inscribed.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006.
First edition of this collection of essays by the Nobel Prize-winning economist. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by Thomas C. Schelling on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
First Edition of Thomas Schelling's Choice and Consequence: Perspectives of an Errant Economist; Inscribed by Him to Fellow Economist Francis M. Bator
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1984.
First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning economist’s important compilation of essays. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to colleague and close friend Francis Bator on the front free endpaper in the year of publication, “For Francis from Tom April 1984.” The recipient, Francis M. Bator was Deputy National Security Advisor of the United States from 1965 to 1967. He was also a Special Assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson. Bator was Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Political Economy in Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government where he was founding chairman of the School’s Public Policy Program, and director of studies in its Institute of Politics. Before coming to Harvard in 1967 he served as deputy national security advisor to President Lyndon Johnson covering U.S.-European relations and foreign economic policy. On the occasion of his departure from the White House, The Economist of London headed an article about his service “Europe’s Assistant.” Bator’s 1958 article “The Anatomy of Market Failure,” was recently described as “the standard reference” to the “approach [that] now forms the basis of …textbook expositions in the economics of the public sector.” His 1960 book, The Question of Government Spending, was described in the Economic Journal “as a model of the sort of contribution which the economist can make to informed public discussion” and in the New York Times as one of seven books that influenced President Kennedy’s approach to the presidency. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Mike Fender. A nice association copy.
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.
"Like all Israelis, I yearn for peace. I see the utmost importance in taking all possible steps that will lead to a solution of the conflict with the Palestinians": First Edition of Warrior: An Autobiography; Inscribed by Ariel Sharon
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989.
First edition of Sharon’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Inscribed and dated by Ariel Sharon on the half-title page. Laid in a lecture announcement by Sharon. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lawrence Ratzkin.
"The smaller the unit of government and the more restricted the functions assigned government, the less likely it is that its actions will reflect special interests rather than the general interest": First Edition of Free to Choose; Signed by Milton and Rose Friedman
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980.
First edition of Friedmans’ persuasive argument for the free market, based on the PBS series Free to Choose. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Milton Friedman and signed by Rose Friedman. Bottom boards rubbed and some scattered foxing to the edges, in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco box. Rare signed and inscribed.