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    Important Scientific Books: The Richard Green Library

    17 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 211

    KEYNES, John Maynard. The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money. London: Macmillan and Co., 1936.

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    KEYNES, John Maynard. The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money. London: Macmillan and Co., 1936.

    8o. Original blue cloth gilt.

    FIRST EDITION of Keynes's attempt to provide an explanation of the vagaries of the trade-cycle and new methods of controlling them. PMM 423 ("his influence... even on his theoretical opponents, has been such that a highly placed American official recently remarked that 'we are all Keynsians today.'")

    [With:] KEYNES. Essays in Persuasion. London: Macmillan and Co., 1931. 8o. Original cloth. FIRST EDITION. -- CLEWS, Henry. Twenty-eight Years - in Wall Street. New York: Irving Publishing Co., 1888. 8o. Illustrated throughout. (Browned and with some pale stains.) Original green cloth, gilt (extremities scuffed). FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED by the author on the recto of the first blank "L.J. Cunningham Esq with the compliments of Henry Clews, July 18/95." - MOODY, John. Moody's Weekly Letters. Twenty-First Year, Number W-1 - 15. New York: Moody's Investors Service, January-October, 1929. 4o. Publisher's blue cloth, gilt (extremities just touched). - SCHUMPETER, Joseph A. Business Cycles. New York and London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1939. 2 volumes, 8o. Original brown cloth, gilt. FIRST EDITION. (6)


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