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On Economic Man: An Essay on the Elements of Economic Theory, Bensusan-Butt, D. M.
1 Bensusan-Butt, D. M. On Economic Man: An Essay on the Elements of Economic Theory
Canberra ANU Press 1978 First Australian Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
viii, 188 pp. Light wear to upper edge of unclipped dw. A few splotches and a spot of abrasion to upper panel. Very light wear to edges of black cloth boards, which are square and unbumped. Faint foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk, Bernstein, Peter L.
2 Bernstein, Peter L. Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
New York John Wiley & Sons 1996 0471121045 / 9780471121046 Later Impression Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Octavo 
xi, 383 pp. Extremely light wear to upper edge of unclipped dj. Tiny chips at corners. All else as new. "Presents fascinating vignettes of such towering intellects as Omar Khayyam, Pascal and Berhnoulli, Bayes and Keynes, Markowitz and Arrow, and Gauss, Galton and von Neumann.... [C]larifies the concepts of probability, sampling, regression to the mean, game theory, and rational versus irrational decision making.... [R]aises important questions about the role of the computer, the relationship between facts and subjective beliefs, the impact of chaos theory, the role of the burgeoning markets for derivatives, and the loming dominance of numbers." 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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3 Borrie, W. D. The Growth and Control of World Population
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1970 29700137X First Hard Cover Good + Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
x, 340 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in clear removable sleeve, is price clipped and has edgewear including wrinkling, chips and small tears. Very light edgewear to black cloth boards. Upper edge of text block sunned and lightly foxed. Endpapers lightly foxed. Bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Internally unmarked, unwrinkled and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w maps, diagrams, charts. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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4 Crow, Ben; Mary Thorpe et al. Survival and Change in the Third World
Cambridge Polity Press 1988 0745601669 / 9780745601663 First Paperback Paperback Good Large 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall 
xi, 365 pp. General and edgewear to wraps. Spine uncreased but sunned. Page edges uniformly yellowed. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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5 Ekins, Paul (ed.) The Living Economy: A New Economics in the Making
London Routledge 1989 0415039371 / 9780415039376 Reprint Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xviii, 398 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated wraps. edges of text block a little grubby. One section slightly proud, but still solidly bound. A quick flip-through reveals two inked marginal notes. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want with Increase of Wealth. -- The Remedy, George, Henry
6 George, Henry Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want with Increase of Wealth. -- The Remedy
London Kegan Paul, Trench & Co. 1888 Hardback Good No Jacket Octavo 
406 pp. plus 43 pgs. listing Kegan Paul publications. General and edgewear to boards, including a short closed tear to upper edge of spine. A large piece of the Contents page has been torn away, taking with it three or four listed topics. Previous owner’s details inked to title page and opposite. A few page corners are nibbled. Text unmarked; solidly bound. "To those who, seeing the vice and misery that spring from the unequal distribution of wealth and privilege, feel the possibility of a higher social state, and would strive for its attainment." -- Dedication. 
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7 Harriss, John, et al, editors The New Institutional Economics and Third World Development
London and New York Routledge 1997 0415157919 / 9780415157919 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xiii, 360 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Two or three creases and a small chip at lower front corner. Some faint splotching to edges of text block. Spine uncreased; internally as new. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Natural Capitalism: The Next Industrial Revolution, Hawken, Paul, and Amory B. Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins
8 Hawken, Paul, and Amory B. Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins Natural Capitalism: The Next Industrial Revolution
London Earthscan 2000 1853837636 / 9781853837630 Reprint Paperback Very Good Large Octavo 
xix, 396 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block, slight scuffing to lower edge. Internally as new. "This is smart, strategic thinking -- The book presents an extraordinary catalogue of brilliant, profitable and environmentally informed design." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Wild Politics: Feminism Globalisation Bio/Diversity, Hawthorne, Susan
9 Hawthorne, Susan Wild Politics: Feminism Globalisation Bio/Diversity
North Melbourne Spinifex 2002 1876756241 / 9781876756246 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xii, 462 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Appendix, Glossary, Abbreviation s, Bibliography, Index. "Disconnection is critical for a system based on profit. By contrast, biodiversity relies on connection and relationship." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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10 Henin, Pierre-Yves. Foreword by Frank Hahn Macrodynamics: Fluctuations and Growth A Study of the Economy in Equilibrium and Disequilibrium
Routledge & Kegan Paul 1986 071020664X / 9780710206640 First English Language Paperback Good Octavo 
x, 455 pp. Light general and edgewear to wraps. Spine a little scratched but uncreased. Faint yellowing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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11 Inglis, Mary, and Sandra Kramer, editors The New Economic Agenda
The Findhorn Press 1985 0905249615 / 9780905249612 First Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
180 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Corners a little scuffed and curled. Lower corner bumped. Spine uncreased, internally clean and solidly bound. Contributors include Jonathon Porritt, Manfred Max-Neef, Charles Handy, Lionel Fifield, Peter Schwartz, Guy Dauncey, Barrie Sherman, Chris Elphick and Jose Lutzenberger. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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12 Lingle, Christopher The Rise and Decline of the Asian Century: False Starts on the Path to the Global Millennium
Barcelona Sirocco 1997 848580953 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo Inscribed by Author
viii, 220 pp. Light general and edgewear to laminated boards. Internally as new. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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13 Olthuis, James H., and Gerald Vandezande Bunglers and Visionaries: Christian Labour at the Crossroads
Toronto Wedge Publishing Foundation 1972 Paperback Good Octavo 
iii, 38 pp. Light general and edgewear to covers. A little foxing to upper edge of text block. Prev. owner's whited-out name to first page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "A labour activist and an ethicist tackle the crucial problems in labour relations today. How these issues are resolved will determine the shape of Christian labour witness for the next ten years." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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14 Plekhanov, G. (N. Beltov) The Development of the Monist View of History
Moscow Foreign Languages Publishing House 1956 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
410 pp. Grey cloth boards a little edgeworn, with bumps to lower corners. Foxing to upper edge of text block, small stain to fore-edge. Small light grease stain to front eps; bookshop sticker to front pastedown. Small tear in middle of contents page. Otherwise, internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The International Economy since 1945 (The Making of the Contemporary World, series), Pollard, Sidney
15 Pollard, Sidney The International Economy since 1945 (The Making of the Contemporary World, series)
London and New York Routledge 1997 0415140676 / 9780415140676 First Paperback Near Fine 12 mo 
127 pp. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Glossary, notes, further reading, index. "Why did the world enjoy twenty years of economic growth from 1945? Why was this followed by stagnation and mass unemployment?" 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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16 Self, Peter Government by the Market? The Politics of Public Choice
Hampshire & London Macmillan 1993 0333569733 / 9780333569733 First Paperback Paperback Good+ Remainder 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xiv, 303 pp. Light edgewear to wraps. Spine creased but binding is solid. A little scuffing to edges of text block. Red remainder mark to upper edge. Internally unwrinkled and unmarked. 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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17 Shanahan, Martin P., and Gerry Treuren. Foreword by Bob Hawke Globalisation: Australian Regional Perspectives
Kent Town, South Australia Wakefield Press 2003 1862546371 / 9781862546370 First Edition Paperback Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
x, 324 pp. Very light edgewear, slight curl to corners and a little scuffing to edges of text block. Internally as new. This book was supported by the School of International Business and the Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre located in the University of South Australia. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Lectures on the Industrial Revolution of the 18th Century in England. Popular Addresses, Notes and Other Fragments, Toynbee, Arnold
18 Toynbee, Arnold Lectures on the Industrial Revolution of the 18th Century in England. Popular Addresses, Notes and Other Fragments
London and New York Longmans, Green, and Co. 1980 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
xxxvii, 263 pp + 24 pp publisher's catalog. Considerable scuffing and edgewear to original green cloth boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Occasional light pencilled underlining, otherwise unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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19 Ward, J.T. The Factory System. Volume 1: Birth and Growth, and Volume 2: The Factory System and Society
Newton Abbot David & Charles 1970 Paperback Good Octavo 
Two Volumes. V1 203 pp, V2 199 pp. Both vols. have light general and edgewear to glossy wraps. Spines are uncreased. Edges of text block lightly foxed. Corners a little bumped. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Series: David & Charles Sources for Social and Economic History. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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20 Wedgwood, Josiah The Economics of Inheritance
London George Routledge & Sons Ltd. 1929 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xviii, 276 pp + 12-page "List of Studies in Economics and Political Science edited by the Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science". Light general and edgewear to blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Foxing to eps and edges of text block. Ex libris to front pastedown; prev. owner's name to ffep. Occasional foxing to pages, o/w internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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