“MCCULLOCH’S MOST IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTION TO ECONOMIC THEORY”: TAXATION, 1845 FIRST EDITION
MCCULLOCH, John Ramsay. A Treatise on the Principles and Practical Importance of Taxation and the Funding System. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1845. Octavo, original green cloth. $1650.
McCulloch, a follower of English economist David Ricardo, is best known for A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation (1832). Taxation is “probably McCulloch’s most important contribution to economic theory” (Amex 282). Goldsmith 34239. Kress C.6658. Bookplate of Albert May Todd, U.S. Congressman from Michigan.
Text fine; light dampstaining to original cloth, gilt very bright. A near-fine copy with an interesting association.