"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, 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.
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. A nice association copy of a book that is exceptionally rare signed and inscribed.
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. First editions of Business Cycles rare.
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.