"Knowledge used does not need to be remembered; practice forms habits and habits make memory unnecessary. The rule is nothing; the application is everything" First Edition of Henry Hazlitts Rare First Book Thinking As A Science
Thinking as a Science.
Item Number: 3766
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1916.
First edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original blue cloth. In near fine condition. Uncommon.
Henry Hazlitt was a journalist who wrote about business and economics for such publications as The Wall Street Journal, The Nation, The American Mercury, Newsweek, and The New York Times.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Arlington House Publishers, 1966.
First edition of the re-issue of Hazlitt’s classic novel. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Kip Carlisle with warmest good wishes Henry Hazlitt Nov. 23, 1971.” Very good in a very good dust jacket.
Rare First Edition of Henry Hazlitts Classic Economics In One Lesson; Inscribed by Him to Fellow Journalist Benjamin Stolberg
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1946.
First edition of the author’s seminal work. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author to fellow journalist and close friend on the front free endpaper, “To Ben Stolberg with warm regards Harry Hazlitt.” Stolberg worked as editor of The Bookman, as well as a columnist for leading newspapers, such as the New York Times and the New York Herald Tribune. Both he and Hazlitt were contributors to The New York Times. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few closed tears. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A nice association copy of a book that is exceptionally rare signed and inscribed.
New York: Arlington House Publishers, 1978.
First edition of the author’s masterpiece on money. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication, "To Robert G. Dunlop Henry Hazlitt Aug. 8, 1978." Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
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.
"The political problem of mankind is to combine three things: economic efficiency, social justice and individual liberty": First American Edition of the most influential social science treatise of the twentieth century
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1936.
First American edition with the date of 1936 on the title page of the economist’s masterpiece, generally regarded as the most influential social science treatise of the twentieth century. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some light wear to the crown of the spine and overall wear. Uncommon in this condition.
"If history could teach us anything, it would be that private property is inextricably linked with civilization": First German Edition of Von Mises Classic Treatise on Money, Theorie des geldes und der Umlaufsmittel
Munich & Leipzig: Dunker & Humblot, 1912.
First German edition. Translated into English as The Theory of Money and Credit. Octavo, original wrappers. Spine has some chipping and traces of tape, a small paper library label to the front panel. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare.
First Edition of Milton Friedmans First Book Income From Independent Professional Practice; Signed by Him
New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1945.
First edition of Milton Friedman’s first book, co-authored with fellow Nobel Prize-winning economist, Simon Kuznets. Octavo, original blue cloth, gilt titles to the spine. Signed by Milton Friedman on the title page. In near fine condition. Income From Independent Professional Practice served as his Ph.D. thesis at Columbia. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Exceptionally rare, especially signed.