ECONOMY

[ Pitcairn Island; economics ] MS. lecture or draft for an article on the workings of capitalism on an island (Pitcairn used)

Author: 
[Charles Baron Clarke; Pitcairn] C.B. Clarke, eminent botanist but also writer on politics and economics.
Publication details: 
No date
£150.00

], 12pp., [12mo], incomplete or not completed (since p.12 has only a few lines), additions and corrections. He commences: "Let us picture to ourselves an island in the North Temperate Zone, as Pitcairn Island, with a small community entirely cut off from the rest of the world. We will begin by supposing ten households on it; and that, at the end of September the harvest has been got in . . . | The capitalist . . . will allow himself as much food as his appetite disposes him to consume. With the rest, he will set the nine laborers to work . .

Diplomatic and Consular Reports on Trade and Finance. Japan (1896). No. 1937.

Author: 
[Foreign Office. 1897. Annual Series]
Publication details: 
Foreign Office, 1897
£35.00

Pamphlet, stitched as issued, sl. foxed and dusted, mainly good condition, 22pp. , 8vo. Report for 1896.

[ Pamphlet; Free Trade; Tariffs ] The Annual Meeting of the Cobden Club, 1897, with the Committee's Report and Speeches by [ ...]

Author: 
[ Cobden Club ]
Publication details: 
Printed or the Cobden Club, 1897.
£80.00

40pp., 8vo, printed paper wraps, damaged with small loss, contents good. FFull title appesars to be (front cover): "Free trade. Preferential tariffs. Canadian fiscal policy. Imperial trade and foreign trade. Sugar bounties & sugar taxes. Foreign prison-made goods. Merchandise marks. Trade questions & the diplomatic service : the annual meeting of the Cobden Club, 1897 with the Committee's report". Copies in seven libraries, home and abroad, but no copy in BL (COPAC and WorldCat).

[ Printed economic pamphlet. ] Half-past Twelve. Dinner Hour Studies for the Odd Half-hours.

Author: 
George W. Gough, Sometimes Exhibitioner of Balliol College, Oxford [ George Woolley Gough (1869-1943), historian and economist ]
Publication details: 
Privately printed by 'Sells Ltd., 168, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4.'. [ 1919. ]
£30.00

[6] + 77 + [1]pp. With frontispiece photograph of Draft. Stapled. In orange printed wraps. Compliments stamp of the Yorkshire Evening news on front cover. In good condition, with light signs of age and wear. Two-page introductory note on Gough states that 'His first close interest in the study of economics was aroused when an old shoemaker - of the class now largely driven out by modern machinery - advised him to read Adam Smith's "Wealth of Nations." [...] Mr.

[ Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne. ] Autograph Letter Signed ('Lansdowne') to the economist Nassau Senior (acting as his agent), directing him to arrange accommodation for him at Ilfracombe.

Author: 
Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice (1780-1863), 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne [ Lord Henry Petty ], British Liberal statesman [ Nassau Senior [ Nassau William Senior ] (1790-1864), economist ]
Publication details: 
Bowood [ Bowood House, Wiltshhire ]. 5 September 1837.
£56.00

2pp., 12mo. On leaf with mourning border. With 7.5 x 12.5 cm frank cut from front of envelope, reading 'Calne September fifth 1837 | Nassau Senior Esq | Ilfracombe | Devon | Lansdowne'. In good condition, lightly aged. While Senior is known to have been a protégé of the Marquess of Lansdowne, this letter suggests that he acted as his agent. The Marquess asks him to 'secure me a lodging at the hotel at Ilfracombe or if full at any house in the town on Friday, when I expect to be there pretty early'.

[Printed pamphlet.] John Stuart Mill. As some of the Working Classes Knew Him. An answer to a letter circulated by "The Author of the Article in the "Times" on Mr. Mill's Death."'

Author: 
George Jacob Holyoake [ John Stuart Mill ]
Publication details: 
London: Tr
£90.00

29pp., 12mo. Disbound and without wraps. In fair condition, on lightly aged and worn paper. Attributed at end to 'G. J. H. | 20, COCKSPUR STREET, | LONDON, S.E.' Now uncommon.

[Printed ephemera] Statement of Expenditure under Schedule D to ACT 18 and 19 Vic., Cap.55, During the Year 1859 on Account of he Year 1858.

Author: 
[Victoria, Australia]
Publication details: 
By authorty; John Ferres, Government Printer, Melbourne. | No.7.
£80.00

Four pages, sm. folio, pp.[2] and [4] blank, disbound (a little roughly leaving edge ragged, with small holes), some foxing, and marking, but text complete. No separate listing although the State of Victoria appears to hold a Statement from the previous year.

[Rev. Thomas Chalmers.] Autograph Letter Signed ('Grace Chalmers') from Grace Pratt Chalmers to her mother Grace Chalmers, wife of Rev. Thomas Chalmers, asking for control over her clothing allowance, to show that she is 'not altogether the Hottentot

Author: 
Grace Pratt Chalmers (1819-1851), daughter of Rev. Dr Thomas Chalmers (1780-1847), theologian, economist and leader of the Church of Scotland, and his wife Grace Chalmers [nee Pratt] (1792-1850)
Publication details: 
Without date or place. [Stirling, 1838.]
£80.00

3pp., 4to. Bifolium. 62 lines of text. In good condition, lightly-aged, with short unobtrusive closed tears along crease lines and '(Grace Pratt)' in a later hand at head of first page. On the reverse of the second leaf is the address, with remains of red wax seal: 'Mrs. Chalmers. | Inverleith Row - | Edinburgh.' Docketted: 'G. P. Chalmers | 1838'. Closes 'Yr. ever affectionate daughter | Grace Chalmers'.

[Bonamy Price, political economist.] Autograph Note Signed ('B Price').

Author: 
Bonamy Price (1807-1888), Drummond Professor of Political Economy at Oxford
Publication details: 
Norham Gardens, Oxford. 28 February [no year].
£75.00

On slip of paper, 7 x 13 cm. Reads: 'Norham Gardens. Oxford | Feb 28. - | I send a second article on Free Trade. | B Price'. In purple pencil on reverse: 'Bonamy Price | Professor Poll. Economy | Oxon.'

Autograph Letter Signed "Leo Chiozza Money", economist, to Robert Lynd, essayist.

Author: 
Sir Leo George Chiozza Money (1870-1944), economist.
Publication details: 
London, no year given.
£56.00

ALS, on letterhead of the Royal Societies Club, St James's St, SW1. 29 June [no year], 2p., 12mo. Returning proofs and offering his services for the 'reviewing of scientific books'.

Autograph Letter Signed "H.S. Foxwell" to Messrs Stoakley & Sons, bookbinders, about paying the [Cambridge] University Account.

Author: 
H.S. Foxwell [Herbert Somerton Foxwell (1849–1936), economist and bibliophile
Publication details: 
[Embossed] 1 Harvey Road, Cambridge, 27 Sept. 1914.
£600.00

Four pages, 12mo, bifolium, closed tear at fold discreetly repaired, some marking but mainly good, text clear and complete. As follows: "I an surprised that you should be worrying me about paying the University Account. I explained most carefully to you the situation in regard to both accounts at the beginning of the year,& it was open to you to have declined the work if you did not like hte condition. | I have no funds to p[ay this account, which musr first be sent in to the University.

[Dr César De Paepe, French syndicalist.] Autograph Letter Signed ('Dr. De Paepe'), in English, to the Liberal economist Thorold Rogers, asking for a copy of one of his books to review in his journal 'Le National Belge'.

Author: 
Dr César De Paepe (1841-1890), French syndicalist, a major influence on the Industrial Workers of the World [Thorold Rogers [James Edwin Thorold Rogers] (1823-1890), economist and Liberal politician]
Publication details: 
On letterhead of Le National Belge, Bruxelles. 2 May 1885.
£180.00

1p., 12mo. Good, on aged paper. De Paepe's grasp of the English language is not firm, but he makes himself understood. He has seen Rogers' 'new scientific book' 'Six Centuries of Work and Wages' advertised in 'many English papers'.

Autograph Letter Signed Leo Cza Money", economist, to Robert Lynd, essayist.

Author: 
Sir Leo George Chiozza Money (1870-1944), economist.
Publication details: 
London, no year given.
£56.00

ALS, on letterhead of the Royal Societies Club, St James's St, SW1. 29 June [no year], 2p., 12mo. Returning proofs and offering his services for the 'reviewing of scientific books'.

[Printed pamphlet.] [Drophead title] The Claims of Capital considered. By William Browne.

Author: 
William Browne [of Montreal, Canada] [John Lovell (1810-1893), Canadian printer and publisher; John Stuart Mill]
Publication details: 
'Published by JOHN LOVELL, Montreal, and Rouse's Point, N.Y.' [1870?]
£180.00

16mo, 36pp. Printed in small type. Disbound. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper. A separate title-page may have been printed on a front wrap, now lacking. The pamphlet begins in stirring style: 'The conflict between labor and capital becomes more and more the struggle of the age. On both sides there are titanic powers engaged in what appears to be headlong and indiscriminating war. There may be now and again a lull in the contest - there may be some kind of truce proclaimed - some good sort of people may approach the combatants andn induce them for a season to lay down their arms.

Autograph Letter Signed ('B Price') from Bonamy Price, Drummond Professor of Political Economy at Oxford University, to 'My dear General' at Yale, following an 'American journey'.

Author: 
Bonamy Price (1807-1888), Drummond Professor of Political Economy at Oxford University, and Fellow of Worcester College [William Graham Sumner (1840-1910), Professor of Sociology, Yale University]
Publication details: 
2 March 1875; on letterhead of 2 Norham Gardens, Oxford.
£180.00

4 pp, 12mo. Bifolium. 63 lines. Text clear and complete. Good, on lightly-aged paper. Difficult hand. He thanks him for 'the Statistical Tables', admitting with 'some shame' that he needs 'an interpreter for part of the tables on page 68'. Describes the problem in detail, and discusses 'the sly remark that "the change is being made quite as abruptly as would be safe".

Autograph Letter Signed from Sir George Birdwood ['George Birdwood'], a reference for William Martin Wood, editor of The Times of India, in his application to become Examiner in Political Economy at University College London.

Author: 
Sir George Birdwood [Sir George Christopher Molesworth Birdwood] (1832-1917), English administrator in India [William Martin Wood, editor of The Times of India; University College London]
Publication details: 
19 March 1887; No 7 Apsley Terrace, Acton.
£56.00

12mo, 4 pp. Bifolium. 47 lines. Text clear and complete. Good, on lightly-aged paper. As 'an intimate personal friend from 1865', Birdwood endorses Wood's application, stating that he was 'a frequent Examiner in political economy for Bombay University' between 1874 and 1880. He explains that Bombay University took in 'the greatest interest' in the subject, and 'always endeavoured to secure the best qualified examiners, - having the whole Civil Service, beside the Educational Department to select from', and that they 'always preferred' Wood.

Autograph Letter Signed "R.L. Ellis" to R. Rothman, M.D., applying mathematics to a political economy issue.

Author: 
R.L. Ellis, English polymath (1817-1859), remembered principally as a mathematician and editor of the works of Francis Bacon.
R.L. Ellis, English polymath (1817-1859)
Publication details: 
No place or date.
£500.00
R.L. Ellis, English polymath (1817-1859)

Three pages, 8vo, good condition. He commences with a mathematical supposition (in formula terms) then proceeds with putting the suppositions of "the master" [Malthus, Ricardo or their like?) in mathematical terms, concluding a fall of price to "3/4d or one quarter", adding that "The suppositions he makes are incompatible with the ratio theory ...", doing sums which he concludes with the an answer he describes as "absurd".

The Duties and Encouragements of the Poor. [With wood-engraving.]

Author: 
[Religious Tract Society]
Publication details: 
[Religious Tract Society.] No. 22. [1820?] 'Printed and sold by R. TILLING, 68, Circus-street, Liverpool.'
£56.00

16mo, 8 pp. Unbound as issued. Following slug: 'Price 2s. 8d. per 100. | Great Allowance to Shopkeepers and Booksellers.' Text clear and complete. On aged and grubby paper. Vignette, beneath title, of priest exhorting poor family in their humble home. Separate sections on duties and encouragements, each with numbered sub-sections of 'inspired passages'. Scarce: the only copies on COPAC at the British Library, Lambeth Palace, Manchester and the V&A.

Diplomatic and Consular Reports. Trade of the German Colonies [Togo, Cameroon, East Africa, German South-West Africa, Kiau-Chow, German New Guinea, Marschall Islands (1896). No. 474.

Author: 
[Foreign Office. 1897. Annual Series] [GERMAN COLONIES]
Publication details: 
Foreign Office, 1897
£35.00

Pamphlet, stitched as issued, blue wraps, 44pp., 8vo, sl. marked, mainly good condition. Report for 1896.

Diplomatic and Consular Reports. Trade of the Hawaiian Islands (1896). No. 1900.

Author: 
[Foreign Office. 1897. Annual Series] [Hawaiian Islands; HAWAII]
Publication details: 
Foreign Office, 1897
£35.00

Pamphlet, stitched as issued, 14pp., 8vo, sl. foxed and dusted, mainly good condition. Report for 1896.

Diplomatic and Consular Reports on Trade and Finance. France [Tahiti] (1896). No.1931.

Author: 
[Foreign Office. 1897. Annual Series][TAHITI]
Publication details: 
Foreign Office, 1897
£30.00

Pamphlet, stitched as issued, sl. foxed and dusted, mainly good condition, 10pp. , 8vo. Report for 1896.

Western Pacific. Diplomatic and Consular Reports. Trade of Tonga (1896). No. 2174

Author: 
[Foreign Office. 1897. Annual Series][TONGA]
Publication details: 
Foreign Office, 1897
£30.00

Pamphlet, stitched as issued, blue wraps, 8pp., stained wraps, mainly good condition. Report for 1896.

On first looking over the list of books recommended to candidates for honors

Author: 
[Charles Baron Clarke] C.B. Clarke, eminent botanist but also writer on politics and economics.
Publication details: 
Cambridge 1861
£150.00

"Printed for Private Distribution Only 25pp., 8vo, printed pamphlet, plain green paper wraps,closed tear not penetrating text, which attacks Carey's "Political Economy" which he was "surprised to find in the Tripos. COPAC lists only one copy (ULRLS ), WorldCat the Yale and Wisconsin copies.

The Landlord's Budget Addressed to the Right Hon. The Earl of Rosebery

Author: 
[Charles Baron Clarke] C.B. Clarke, eminent botanist but also writer on politics and economics.
Publication details: 
Kew, 21 April 1896
£56.00

Printed pamphlet, 8pp., 8vo, unbound, some candle-wax droppings, otherwise good. Clarke dissents from Rosebery's proposal "to spend one-and-a-half-million of National income in paying half agricultural rates". No copy found listed on COPAC or WorldCat.

Subscription of letter, clipped, including signature.

Author: 
Thomas Tooke, political economist.
Publication details: 
No place or date
£65.00

Piece of paper cut from letter, 3 x 1", good condition, saying, "I am Sir / Your obedient servant. / Thos. Tooke".

Autograph Letter Signed to 'Professor H. Fawcett, M.P.'

Author: 
Nowrozjee Furdoonjee [Henry Fawcett (1833-1884), English economist and politician]
Publication details: 
25 April 1874; 85 Ladbroke Road, Notting Hill, London.
£56.00

12mo, 2 pp. Monogram letterhead. Good, with light foxing. Congratulating Fawcett on his 'triumphant election to Parliament'. 'The wire will this morning have communicated this most gratifying anouncement to millions of my fellow countryment in India, who will rejoice at your victory, which will enable you again to advocate their cause and protect their interests'. Praises Fawcett's 'noble and distinguished efforts to promote the welfare and prosperity of my countrymen'.

Autograph Letter Signed to (Hamilton)

Author: 
William Graham.
Publication details: 
04/08/91
£50.00

Irish philosopher and political economist. 3pp., 8vo. He addresses Hamilton as "President" and refers to the "Society" in Belfast. He explains that J.A. Froude is more selective about engagaments as he gets older and is unlikely to accept an invitation from the "Society". He recommends a direct approach. He expresses pleasure at the performance of the "Belfast students" and adds a postscript about candidates for the "English Chair in the college".

Autograph Letter, third person, to a Miss Maxwell

Author: 
J.E. Bicheno,
Publication details: 
(2 May 1830)
£30.00

Colonial secretary , Van Diemen's Land. 1.5pp., 8vo. He discusses the physical composition of a necklace. (Bicheno's works on Law and the Irish economy are listed on the reverse in a different hand.)

Autograph Letter Signed, 4pp., 8vo, to [Sir Frederick Young?]

Author: 
Bonamy Price
Publication details: 
25/07/76
£50.00

Political economist (1807-1888). Price appears to be responding to a work of Young's (probably " Imperial Federation of Great Britain and her Colonies. In letters edited by F. Y., (London, 1876)". He admires Young's enthusiasm but cannot himself "go into a definite Federated scheme as <?> as you do". He explains why, dintroducing the Great Powers, the Turks rotting, Russia advancing to the Bosphorus, and so on.

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