Essays in Biography.

KEYNES John Maynard (1933.)

£250.00  [First Edition]

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First edition. 8vo. x, 318, [2] pp. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt (spine very lightly sunned, some minor spotting to fore edge, otherwise an excellent copy). London, MacMillan & Co., Limited.

A collection of biographical sketches of fifteen famous scientists, economists and statesmen, including Winston Churchill, Lloyd George, Edwin Montagu, Robert Malthus, Alfred Marshall, F. Y. Edgeworth, and F. P. Ramsey. Of particular note is Keynes's essay on Thomas Robert Malthus, being the source of his infamous statement 'Economics is a very dangerous science'. 

Moggridge, A 9.1.1

Stock Code: 234310

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