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On the Probable Fall in the Value of Gold: The Commercial and Social Consequences which May Ensue, and the Measures which it Invites. [with] 1859 ALS from Author

On the Probable Fall in the Value of Gold: The Commercial and Social Consequences which May Ensue, and the Measures which it Invites. [with] 1859 ALS from Author

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On the Probable Fall in the Value of Gold: The Commercial and Social Consequences which May Ensue, and the Measures which it Invites. [with] 1859 ALS from Author

by Chevalier, Michel; Cobden, Richard

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1859. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 0x0x0. Signed by author. First American edition. 1859 autograph letter signed by author laid in, explaining to a friend how an illness and other eventualities prevented social visits. Rebacked with original backstrip laid down, minimal pencil marginalia. 211, [4] pp. Translated from the French with a new preface by Richard Cobden. Michel Chevalier was a French engineer, statesman, economist and free market liberal whose 1837 work Des interets materiels en France earned him influence and a position as professor of political economy at the College de France. Together with Richard Cobden and John Bright he prepared the free trade agreement of 1860 between the United Kingdom and France, which is still called the Cobden-Chevalier Treaty.

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Title
On the Probable Fall in the Value of Gold: The Commercial and Social Consequences which May Ensue, and the Measures which it Invites. [with] 1859 ALS from Author
Author
Chevalier, Michel; Cobden, Richard
Format/Binding
Hard Cover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
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No Jacket
Quantity Available
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Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
D. Appleton and Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1859
Size
0x0x0
Weight
1.19 lbs
Keywords
ECONOMICS ECONOMY GOLD VALUE STANDARD CURRENCY BUSINESS

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