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INSCRIBED BY FISHER TO FELLOW STABLE MONEY ADVOCATE RALPH WESCOTT, IN SCARCE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET

FISHER, Irving. Money Illusion. New York, 1928. First edition, presentation/association copy, of this analysis of currency instability by America's first great economist, warmly inscribed by Fisher in the year of publication to a fellow stable money proponent, "To Mr. Ralph W. Wescott with the compliments and love of Irving Fisher, August, 1928." $8500.

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IRVING FISHER’S “STARTLINGLY ORIGINAL PH.D. THESIS,” INSCRIBED BY FISHER TO ECONOMIST OTTO GRESSENS

FISHER, Irving. Mathematical Investigations in the Theory of Value and Prices. New Haven, 1926.

Photo-engraved later printing of Irving Fisher’s groundbreaking doctoral dissertation at Yale, presentation/association copy, with numerous diagrams for the design of a hydraulic mechanism demonstrating equilibrium prices in a multi-market economy, inscribed to a famous economist: “To Mr. O. Gressens with the compliments of Irving Fisher. February, 1927.” $6000.

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SIGNED BY IRVING FISHER, NATURE OF CAPITAL AND INCOME, HIS PIONEERING WORK ON THE GROWTH OF WEALTH

FISHER, Irving. Nature of Capital and Income. New York and London, 1927.

Scarce 1927 edition of this pioneering work on the growth of wealth, by “the United States’ greatest scientific economist” (Niehans, 279), signed by Irving Fisher on the title page. $3800.

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INSCRIBED BY IRVING FISHER TO HIS FAMOUS ECONOMICS RIVAL, PROFESSOR FRANK A. FETTER

FISHER, Irving and FISHER, Herbert W. Constructive Income Taxation. New York and London, 1942.

First edition, presentation copy, of this book offering a proposal for a new income tax system based on the idea of taxing only “real” income, inscribed by Fisher to a fellow prominent American neoclassical economist and one of his most famous rivals: “To Professor Frank A. Fetter with the compliments and high esteem of Irving Fisher. April, 1943,” in scarce original dust jacket. $3200.

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“EVERYTHING WHICH CONCERNS WEALTH IN ITS GENERAL SENSE COMES WITHIN THE SCOPE OF ECONOMICS”

FISHER, Irving. Elementary Principles of Economics. New York, 1912.

Definitive edition—the first to be offered to the general public—of Fisher’s elementary treatise on the principles of economics. $2600.

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