"A PIONEER OF ECONOMIC HISTORY IN SCOTLAND": FIRST EDITION OF NICHOLSON'S MAGNUM OPUS, PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, 1893-1901
NICHOLSON, J[oseph] Shield. Principles of Political Economy. London, 1893-1901. Three volumes.
First edition of the magnum opus of the preeminent economist, an influential disciple of Adam Smith, this three-volume work renowned for its "skillful interweaving of theory and historical evidence" (ODNB), deemed a "creditable achievement" by Schumpeter, in original bright gilt-stamped cloth. $950.