First Edition of The Essence of Friedman; Inscribed by Milton Friedman
The Essence of Friedman.
Friedman, Milton; Introduction by Anna Jacobson Schwartz.$3,000.00
Item Number: 4000
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.
Milton Friedman “is regarded [as] a giant within the economics profession, and is one of the two or three most referenced and revered economics figures in the 20th century” (Pressman, 161). The Essence of Friedman is a collection of the Nobel Laureate’s writings seeking to provide the essence of his vast and important contributions to public and professional understanding of economics.