Essai sur La Nature du Commerce en Général. Edited with an English Translation and other material by Henry Higgs, C.B. Richard Cantillon.

Essai sur La Nature du Commerce en Général. Edited with an English Translation and other material by Henry Higgs, C.B.

London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd. for the Royal Economic Society, 1931. First Edition. Octavo, pp. viii, [2], 394 with two plates; original cloth, faded, front board showing some bublling, corners bumped, canceled library bookplate on front pastedown. First edition of the first complete translation of Cantillon (1680-1734) into English (with the French original on the opposite pages). Also included is an essay by the economist W. Stanley Jevons, “Richard Cantillon and the Nationality of Political Economy.” The volume ends with Henry Higgs’s overview of the life and work of Cantillon. Item #371

The book features a frontispiece portrait of Cantillon's wife as well as a plate showing his daughter. But no portrait of Cantillon himself.

Price: $100.00

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