First edition, first printing of Theory and History: An Interpretation of Social and Economic Evolution by Ludwig von Mises.
Octavo, ix, , 384pp. Blue cloth, title stamped in gilt on spine. No additional printings mentioned on copyright page. Light transference to both endpapers. Solid text block, touch of wear to top edge of spine, free of any marks or notations. Lacking the publisher’s dust jacket. A handsome example.
Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) was an Austrian economist, historian and sociologist. He was a leading economist and social philosopher of the 20th century, writing extensively on the need for laissez-faire economic policies and free market economies.