The Age of Turbulence.
Item Number: 1467
New York: The Penguin Press, 2007.
First edition. Octavo, original burgundy boards with titles to the spine in gilt. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the title page.
Other Books by this Author
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.
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.
First Edition of Gary Beckers Classic Work A Treatise on the Family; Inscribed by Him To Fellow University of Chicago Colleague Sidney Davidson
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981.
First edition of this landmark work. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed by the author to colleague Sidney Davidson. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small chip to the front panel.
"Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive " First Edition of The Affluent Society; Signed by John Kenneth Galbraith
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1958.
First edition of the economist’s landmark work. Octavo, original cloth with titles to the spine in silver. Boldly signed by John Kenneth Galbraith on the front free endpaper. Also laid in a signed letter dating from 1966 on Galbraith’s Harvard University letterhead. Fine in a bright near fine dust jacket with light wear. A very sharp example of this book.