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The Collected Economic Writings.
London: Macmillan, St Martin's Press, for the Royal Economic Society, 1971-1989. London: Macmillan, St Martin's Press, for the Royal Economic Society,, 1971-1989. 30 volumes bound in 31, octavo. Original Cambridge blue cloth, spines lettered gilt on a dark blue ground, top edge stained blue, with the dust jackets. A fine set, in generally very good jackets, spine panels unevenly sunned, general light rubbing and creasing at extremities, loss to foot of spine and rear panel of vol. XIV, chip without loss to spine panel of that of vol. XII, most jackets price-clipped (occasionally quite bluntly), some with over-price stickers, others unclipped without printed price. Overall a very good, complete set. First complete edition of Keynes's collected writings, published by the Royal Economic Society "as its memorial to Lord Keynes, who for thirty-two years was its secretary and editor of its Economic Journal." This definitive edition of the works of the most influential economist of the 20th century contains all Keynes's published writings, including less accessible articles and letters to the press, as well as previously unpublished speeches, government memoranda and minutes, drafts and economic correspondence. "No other writer in this century has done more than Maynard Keynes to change the ways in which economics is taught and written. No other economist has done more to change the ways in which nations conduct their economic and financial affairs." (dust jacket).
Bookseller: Peter Harrington [United Kingdom]
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