Traité d'économie politique ou simple exposition de la manière dont se forment, se distribuent et se consomment les richesses; troisieme edition, a laquelle se trouve joint un epitome des principes fondamentaux de l'économie politique (Treatise on Politic
Place Published: Paris
Publisher: Chez Deterville, Libraire
Date Published: 1817
Edition: Third edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 38450
452; 486pp. Octavo [21 cm] 1/4 maroon leather with speckled paper over boards, raised bands and gilt tooled spines. Marbled text block edges and endpapers. Very good condition. The extremities are lightly rubbed, and the spines are darkened. There are a couple of small gouges in the surface of the leather of the spines, and there are sporadic light tide marks on the top edges of the pages of volume 1. The books are very sturdy. An attractive set.
Jean-Baptiste Say was a French economist and businessman, who held classically liberal views and actively supported competition, free trade, and the lifting of business restraints. This is an early edition of Say's principal work, which first appeared in 1803.