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    Association Copy of Keynes' Most Important Work

    John Maynard Keynes. The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money. London: Macmillan and Co., 1936. First edition. Association copy, with the contemporary signature of economist and writer G. D. Rokeling on the front free endpaper. Rokeling's light pencil annotations, underlining, and notes throughout. Octavo. viii, 209, 2 pages of publisher's ads. Publisher's full blue cloth with blind ruling to both covers and gilt titles and ruling to spine. Very light rubbing to covers and edges. Slight fading to spine. Minute spot of faint dampstaining at top corner of first few pages. Very light toning and occasional spot of foxing to terminal and fore-edge. Otherwise, a near fine association copy of this key work on economics of the Twentieth Century. Printing and the Mind of Man 423.

    "The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds." From the James and Deborah Boyd Collection.


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