Miscellaneous Essays and Addresses.
SIDGWICK Henry (1904.)
£150.00 [First Edition]
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First edition, first impression. 8vo. vi, , 374, [2, publisher's advertisements] pp. Original red diced cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, ruling continued to boards in blind, top and fore edges untrimmed (some occasional light pencilled marginal highlighting throughout, neat pencilled annotations to rear endpapers, extremities only slightly rubbed, otherwise an excellent, notably bright copy). London, Macmillan and Co.
A posthumous collection bringing together some of Sidgwick's most significant articles on economics and politics, including his influential address 'The Scope and Method of Economic Science' delivered to the Economic Science and Statistics Section of the British Association, that "argues that abstract reasoning can never be 'a substitute for an accurate and thorough investigation of facts', and discusses at length the relations between economics and politics" (Batson).
From the library of Ernest Thorp, Professor of Modern and Political Thought at the London School of Economics, with his neat ownership inscription dated '1958' to the front free endpaper.
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