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    H. C. Carey. Two First Editions, Uniformly Bound, including: The Past, the Present, and the Future. Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1848. First edition. Octavo. 472 pages (front blank, reckoned in the pagination, not present). [and:] The Unity of Law; As Exhibited in the Relations of Physical, Social, mental, and Moral Science. Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1872. First edition. Octavo. xxiv, 433, [1, blank], 24 [publisher's catalog], pages (missing the blank between the text and publisher's catalog). Uniformly bound in modern three-quarter morocco over marbled paper boards with gilt titles and decorative gilt stamping in compartments with four raised bands. Minor spotting to a few leaves in each book. Text edges dust-soiled. Near fine. Two works from a prominent economist who was once described as "the most original American political economist before Veblen."

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