“AMONG THE HALF DOZEN OR SO MOST IMPORTANT FIGURES IN THE LONG HISTORY OF ECONOMICS”
MARSHALL, Alfred. Money, Credit & Commerce. London: Macmillan, 1923. Octavo, original green cloth. $1100.
First edition, by one of the most important turn-of-the-century economists.
The third of a series by Marshall, succeeding Principles of Economics (1890) and Industry and Trade (1919), this work “contains a quantity of materials and ideas, and collects together passages which are otherwise inaccessible to the student or difficult to access” (John M. Keynes, Essays in Biography). He “was the most eminent economist of his day, and remains among the half dozen or so most important figures in the long history of economics” (Pressman, Fifty Major Economists, 68). Without scarce original dust jacket.
Offsetting to endpapers; slight chip to spine head. About-fine.