First Edition of Murray Rothbard's What Has Government Done To Our Money?
What Has Government Done To Our Money?
Rothbard, Murray N.$100.00
Item Number: 22006
Colorado Springs, CO: Pine Tree Press, 1963.
First edition. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. In very good condition with light rubbing and a touch of dampstaining to a few pages.
Murray Rothbard was an American heterodox economist of the Austrian School, a revisionist historian, and a political theorist whose writings and personal influence played a seminal role in the development of modern libertarianism. Rothbard was the founder and leading theoretician of anarcho-capitalism, a staunch advocate of historical revisionism, and a central figure in the twentieth-century American libertarian movement.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Richardson and Snyder, 1983.
First edition of this work which explains the modern fractional-reserve banking system and its origins. Octavo, original boards. Boldly signed by Murray Rothbard on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with some light wear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare signed.
New York: Collier Books, 1978.
First paperback edition of Rothbard’s classic treatise on libertarianism. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Boldly signed by Murray N. Rothbard on the title page. In near fine condition. Uncommon signed.
San Francisco : The Cato Institute , 1980.
Early printing. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. Foreword by Friedrich A. Hayek. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To George Meyer For individualism- Best regards Murray Rothbard July 1982.” In fine condition.
First Edition of Americas Great Depression "a staple of modern economic literature"; Signed By Murray Rothbard
New York: MacMillan Company, 1973.
First edition of Rothbard’s classic treatise on the 1930s Great Depression and its root causes. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author Murray N. Rothbard on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
Washington, D.C: Lexington Books, 1987.
First edition of this overview of the Austrian School of Economics. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication by the author on the front free endpaper, “For D.A. Lambeck- For sound economics and free markets- Cordially Murray Rothbard March 1987.” In near fine condition, no dust jacket was issued for this work.
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.
"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.
"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; Inscribed 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 the authors, “For Gordon St. Angelo, a fellow fighter in the good cause Milton Friedman.” Additionally signed and dated in the year of publication by Rose Friedman. The recipient Gordon St. Angelo helped create a foundation with Milton and Rose Friedman to promote and help establish educational choice in America. He served as President & CEO of the Milton and Rose D. Friedman Foundation for School Choice until 2009. Near fine a fine dust jacket. An exceptional association copy.