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THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT INTEREST AND MONEY. by KEYNES. JOHN MAYNARD - First Edition - from Paul Foster Books and Biblio.com

THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT INTEREST AND MONEY.

by KEYNES. JOHN MAYNARD

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Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1936. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.8 inches). A couple of light spots to the half title page otherwise a fine, bright copy finely bound in recent full black morocco leather. The spine has five raised bands, the compartments ruled and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. A lovely copy of this classic work.

The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money was written by the English economist John Maynard Keynes. The book, generally considered to be his magnum opus, is largely credited with creating the terminology and shape of modern macroeconomics.




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