Stock Image

The Age of Uncertainty

Galbraith, John Kenneth

171 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0395249007 / ISBN 13: 9780395249000
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, 1977
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Modern First Editions Boston (Boston, MA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since December 22, 2015

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 87.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.72 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Signed by John Kenneth Galbraith in blue pen on the first page. Sinature only. First printing, with complete number line. Fine or better copy in As New dustwrapper. Unread copy, pages and cover are crisp. Protected in clear Mylar cover. There is a slight yellow fading about 1/4 inches wide on top and bottom of pages, otherwise as new book. 0395249007 Contains: Foreword, A Major Word of Thanks, Notes, List of Illustrations and Index. Illustrated with black and white and a few full-color photographs. Galbraith was a long-time Harvard faculty member and as a professor of economics stayed with Harvard University for half a century. He was a prolific author and wrote four dozen books, including several novels, and published over a thousand articles and essays on various subjects. Professor Galbraith traces, in this book, ideas and their consequences from Adam Smith and Herbert Spencer, through Marx and Lenin, to Keynes to concepts and events that gave shape to the Cold War, the modern corporation, the struggles of the Third World and the problems of modern urban society. Bookseller Inventory # 000014

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Age of Uncertainty

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

The distinguished diplomat and economist surveys the ideas and influence of economists and social philosophers, from Adam Smith's day to the present, contrasting the certainties in nineteenth-century economic thought with the uncertainty of today's

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Growing collection of 900 + books, mostly from 60s, 70s and 80s. Vast majority of books are first editions, many of them first printings and signed. All books are from a private collection and are being sold now for the first time. Unless noted otherwise: books are without marks, original prices are not clipped and there are no former library books. For commission free sales please contact me directly or visit: http://www.biblio.com/bookstore/modernfirsteditionsboston-boston?aid=BSCB2273189

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Please place your order via the AbeBooks website and allow 2 business days for dispach. I provide buyer's with 30 days from the Estimated Delivery Date to initiate a return for their order.


Shipping Terms:

Books are shipped from Boston, MA using USPS Standard shipping method (Media Mail). Shipping costs are based on book(s) weighing 2.2 LB(1 KG)to 4.0 LB(1.8 KG). If your book order is heavier or oversized, I might contact you to let you know that extra shipping is required. Requests form buyer for expedited shipping method can be accommodated.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Direct Debit (Personally Authorized Payment) Check Cash PayPal Cash on Delivery (COD) Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer