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IRVING FISHER’S “STARTLINGLY ORIGINAL PH.D. THESIS,” INSCRIBED BY FISHER

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 copy, with numerous diagrams for the design of a hydraulic mechanism demonstrating equilibrium prices in a multi-market economy, inscribed to an economics professor at UNC: "To Mr. Frank R. Garfield with the compliments of Irving Fisher. January, 1927." $6000.

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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.” $5500.

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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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INSCRIBED BY FISHER

FISHER, Irving. America's Interest in World Peace. New York, 1924. First edition, presentation copy, of Fisher's plea for the United States to enter into both the League of Nations and the International Tribunal at The Hague, inscribed and signed by Fisher on the front free endpaper, "To Mr. Champe S. Andrews with the compliments of Irving Fisher." $950.

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