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R.T. Rohde:
A Practicable Decimal System for Great Britain and her Colonies.

London: Effingham Wilson, printed by William Brown & Co, n.d. [1885?]. Original reprint. Reprinted from the Banker's Magazine. 17pp, illustrated. 8vo pamphlet, VG, in Fine new binding of grey boards with attractive printed label reproduced from the title page. VG+.

Price: 28.00


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J.W. Root:
Tariff and Trade.

Liverpool: Allott, Jones & Co., 1898. First edition. xvi, 452pp. Contents very clean, with slight foxing to the endpapers and closed edges. Firm, in the original binding of maroon cloth titled in gilt: clean and bright, corners sharp, spine ends puckered. Very nice copy. VG+.

Price: 80.00


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J.W. Root:
Studies in British National Finance.

Liverpool: J.W. Root, 1901. First edition. x, 116, +[1] adverts. Contents very clean, with faint tanning to half-title and advert page: oak-leaf patterned endpapers. Firm, in the original binding of maroon cloth titled in gilt: clean and bright, but with some dark patches to the upper board. Very Good.

Price: 65.00


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J.W. Root:
Trade Relations of the British Empire.

Liverpool: J.W. Root, 1903. First edition. xvi, 431, +[1] adverts. Contents very clean. Endpapers have at some time been strained, tearing at the hinge, and have been very carefully and effectively re-glued, so that the boards are firm. In the original binding of maroon cloth titled in gilt. Front board and joint marked or scratched: corners good, spine ends puckered. VG.

Price: 24.00


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J.W. Root:
Trade Relations of the British Empire. Second Edition.

Liverpool: J.W. Root, 1904. Second edition. xvi, 327, +[1] adverts, with yellow endpapers. Some foxing to the prelims and the closed edges, and occasional minor spotting in the text. Contents otherwise clean. In the original binding of blue cloth titled in gilt: bright and clean, corners good, spine ends puckered. In the protected dust jacket: this is soiled, with repairs, and with a corner chip to the (plain) back panel. VG in poor dust-jacket.

Price: 25.00


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J.W. Root:
British National Finance. [a 'revision and extension' of his 'Studies in British National Finance', 1901].

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1909. First edition. viii, 203pp. Some foxing to the endpapers, prelims, and closed edges, very little in the text. Contents otherwise clean. Firm, in the original binding of maroon cloth ruled in blind and titled in gilt: very bright, one corner slightly bumped, spine ends puckered. In the protected dust jacket: this is rather soiled, with some wear to the edges. VG+ in G dust-jacket.

Price: 80.00


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A.S. Wade:
Modern Finance and Industry: a plain account of the British financial system and of its functions in relation to industry and commerce.

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1926. First edition. xii, 124, + 16 adverts. Early ownership name and slight soiling to front free endpaper: contents otherwise clean. In the original binding of burgundy fine pebble cloth, ruled in blind and titled in gilt: boards bright with some soiling, spine very dulled, but legible. Firm, corners good: good copy. VG.

Price: 45.00


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Max Weber: translated by Talcott Parsons, and with an Introduction by R.H. Tawney:
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1930. First edition. xii, 1(a-e)-292pp. Faint tanning to endpapers, and crossed-out name to fep. Contents otherwise in very clean fresh condition. Faint stain to closed fore-edge of text block. In the original binding of black cloth, firm and square, faintly marked, gilt spine titles bright: spine ends crimped, slight wear to head of joints, and three small punctures to cloth at head of spine, two of them affecting the title. A very nice copy. Very Good.

Price: 500.00


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Brooks, Collin:
The Economics of Human Happiness.

London: Routledge, 1933. First edition. xiii, (i), 311pp. With the author's 1933 gift inscription to Brian Manning on the front free endpaper. A little minimal foxing to endpapers and prelims, contents otherwise clean and unmarked. In the original binding of smooth green cloth, slightly faded, spine ends puckered, small splash mark on front, and several nicks (nibbles?) to cloth at leading edge of upper board. Good firm copy. VG.

Price: 30.00


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Ayatullah Sayyid Mahmud Taleghani: translated from the Persian by R.Campbell:
Society and Economics in Islam: Writings and Declarations of Ayatullah Sayyid Mahmud Taleghani.

Berkeley: Mizan Press, 1982. First edition. 230pp. Contents clean and unmarked. In the original navy cloth-textured binding, spine titled in gilt, clean, bright and firm. In the protected colourful dust jacket, scuffed at spine ends. Very nice copy. Near Fine in VG+ dust-jacket.

Price: 35.00


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Andrew Marrison:
British Business and Protection 1903-1932.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. First edition. xvii, 491pp. In-depth study of the involvement of businessmen in the campaign for Tariff Reform. Review copy, with residue of publishers' request label to front free endpaper. Contents otherwise fine. In the classic Oxford navy and gilt cloth binding, bright and clean, corners sharp, spine ends slightly blunted. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket: clean and bright, with a small label to the foot of the spine, a tiny snag to one corner, and top edge a little creased. Very Good+ in VG dust-jacket.
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Price: 40.00


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Sun Hee Chae:
The Transfer of Korean Passenger Car Production to East Central Europe: The Case for Direct Investment by Daewoo Motor. (PhD thesis).

PhD thesis submitted to the Development Planning Unit, University College London, 1998. 280pp, printed recto. Foolscap softcover. Explores the reasons for Daewoo Motor's direct investment in car manufacturing in Poland and Rumania, and investigates the company's comparative advantages and global strategy by identifying the pattern of its global operations. Contents clean and fresh, in flexi blue cloth covers, lettered on spine. Knocked at one corner. Very Good.
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McDonald, John:
Production Efficiency In Domesday England, 1086. Routledge Explorations in Economic History.

London: Routledge 1998. First edition. xiv, 240pp, with charts and diagrams. Author's gift inscription on dedication page. Contents otherwise clean and fresh. Front pastedown has a thin ridge (binding fault). Uses data and management science to examine manorial production efficiency in medieval Essex in 1086 ..[revealing] unexpected facts about economic history. In the original smooth grey binding, clean, firm, and sharp. Near Fine.

Price: 68.00


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Edited by Partha Dasgupta and Ismail Serageldin:
Social Capital: A Multifaceted Perspective.

Washington, D.C.: The World Bank, 1999. First edition. xii, 424pp. Contents very fresh and clean. In original binding of maroon cloth lettered in gilt, spine ends slightly knocked, boards bowing. Unclipped dustjacket is clean, but slightly knocked at the edges and slightly sunned. VG+ in VG dust-jacket.

Price: 16.00


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Yasua Iljima:
Post-Cold War Demilitarisation and 'Korean Trading Diaspora' in Vladivostock: the Past and Present. (PhD thesis). Thesis submitted for the Degree of Ph.D in Planning Studies.

Development Planning Unit, Bartlett School of Architecture and Planning, University College London, 1999. 459pp: foolscap softcover, printed both sides. includes colour photographs and maps in the text. Examines the changes in the presence of Asian traders in Vladivostock from the mid nineteenth century up to the 1990s, and explores the dismantling of the "war-making" socialist state system and the reappearing of Chinese Korean traders, supported by the author's original fieldwork in the Chinese market in the city. Contents clean and unmarked, in printed blue textured card covers, knocked at one corner. Very Good.
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Price: 25.00


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Robert Leeson:
A. W. H. Phillips: Collected Works in Contemporary Perspective.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. First edition. xviii, 515, illustrated with diagrams and a portrait frontis. Very fresh and unmarked, inside and out, in as new condition. In the original black cloth-textured binding, spine titled in silver, in the protected pictorial dust jacket. Wonderful book. Fine in fine dust-jacket.

Price: 60.00


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Jeffrey D. Sachs:
Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet.

London: Allen Lane (Penguin Group), 2008. First UK edition. xiii, 386pp, illustrated. Contents very clean and fresh and unmarked, appears unread. In the original blue cloth-textured binding titled in white, very clean, bright, firm and sharp. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket, bright and clean: as new. Fine in fine dust-jacket.

Price: 30.00


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