THE AFFLUENT SOCIETY

Galbraith, John Kenneth - Introduction By Jerome M. Ziegler

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Franklin Library 1978 - 384 pages including Index - Bound in TURQUOISE BLUE full leather - extensive gilt decoration on spine and both boards - 3 raised bands on spine - aeg - archival quality paper - TURQUOISE SILK end papers, starting to fade at edges and TURQUOISE SATIN ribbon book mark - NO WRITING - NO SIGN OF PRIOR OWNERSHIP - end paper edges are faintly faded and small spot of rubbed gilt on fore edge, else flawless - SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on a special dedication page - "Galbraith's classic on the "economics of abundance" is, in the words of the New York Times, "a compelling challenge to conventional thought." With customary clarity, eloquence, and humor, Galbraith cuts to the heart of what economic security means (and doesn't mean) in today's world and lays bare the hazards of individual and societal complacence about economic inequity. While "affluent society" and "conventional wisdom" (first used in this book) have entered the vernacular, the message of the book has not been so widely embraced--reason enough to rediscover The Affluent Society" Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: THE AFFLUENT SOCIETY
Publisher: Franklin Library
Publication Date: 1978
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: Limited Signed Edition.

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Galbraith, John Kenneth - Introduction By Jerome M. Ziegler
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Book Description Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1994. Full Leather. Book Condition: New. Limited Signed Edition. Easton Press 1994 - Limited Edition SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR prior to his death in 2006 - 367 pages including Index - Bound in rich SLATE BLUE full leather - extensive gilt decoration on spine and both boards - 5 raised bands on spine - aeg - archival quality paper - GOLDEN MOIRE SILK end papers and GOLDEN SATIN ribbon book mark - NO BOOKPLATE - NO SIGN of prior ownership - flawless - Influential economist and advisor to Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson. Warburg Professor of Economics at Harvard University since 1949. - "Galbraith's classic on the "economics of abundance" is, in the words of the New York Times, "a compelling challenge to conventional thought." With customary clarity, eloquence, and humor, Galbraith cuts to the heart of what economic security means (and doesn't mean) in today's world and lays bare the hazards of individual and societal complacence about economic inequity. While "affluent society" and "conventional wisdom" (first used in this book) have entered the vernacular, the message of the book has not been so widely embraced--reason enough to rediscover The Affluent Society" Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 004064

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Galbraith, John Kenneth - Introduction By Jerome M. Ziegler
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Book Description Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1994. Full Leather. Book Condition: Fine. Limited Signed Edition. Easton Press 1994 - STILL IN PUBLISHER'S SHRINKWRAP - Limited Edition SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR prior to his death in 2006 - 367 pages including Index - Bound in rich SLATE BLUE full leather - extensive gilt decoration on spine and both boards - 5 raised bands on spine - aeg - archival quality paper - GOLDEN MOIRE SILK end papers and GOLDEN SATIN ribbon book mark - NO BOOKPLATE - NO SIGN of prior ownership - flawless - Influential economist and advisor to Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson. Warburg Professor of Economics at Harvard University since 1949. - "Galbraith's classic on the "economics of abundance" is, in the words of the New York Times, "a compelling challenge to conventional thought." With customary clarity, eloquence, and humor, Galbraith cuts to the heart of what economic security means (and doesn't mean) in today's world and lays bare the hazards of individual and societal complacence about economic inequity. While "affluent society" and "conventional wisdom" (first used in this book) have entered the vernacular, the message of the book has not been so widely embraced--reason enough to rediscover The Affluent Society" Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 004067

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