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Biblioteca de los economistas espanoles en los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII (bibliography of Spanish economics and economists)

By Colmeiro, Manuel

Barcelona: Biblioteca Carandell, 1947. A spectacular edition of Colmeiro's outstanding bibliography of early Spanish economics. 405 items described in great detail, with extensive commentaries. This edition limited to 300 copies beautifully printed on fine handmade wove paper. The frontispiece portrait is an original aquatint by Jose M. Chico. Folio. Loose as issued in original wraps. Minimal wear and faint spotting to wraps, internally UNCUT, UNOPENED, BRIGHT, AND FINE. In the original (somewhat defective) slipcase.


Des Principes de l'Economie Politique, et de l'Impot, par M. David Ricardo.... (The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation)

By Ricardo, David (F.S. Constancio, translator) (Jean-Baptiste Say, commentaries)

Paris: J.P. Aillaud, 1819. Two volumes, complete. FIRST EDITION IN FRENCH OF RICARDO'S MOST IMPORTANT WORK, which had been published in London in 1817. 8vo. Bound in contemporary French tree calf, spine gilt in six compartments. Bindings somewhat worn, backstrip of volume I loose but holding. Internally clean and bright. Printing and the Mind of Man, 277.


The Free-Holder, or Political Essays

By Addison, Joseph

London: Midwinter and Tonson, 1716. FIRST EDITION of this important collection of essays. 6 leaves, 312 pp. Small 8vo. Bound in contemporary calf, worn, lower joint split but holding tight. Internally clean.