AUTHOR: PIGOU, A. C.
TITLE: Wealth and Welfare.
PUBLISHER: London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1912.
DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION. 1 vol., bound in the publisher's original gilt and blind stamped blue/green cloth.
CONDITION: Light general handling to binding, head and foot of spine fine, front hinge fine, rear hinge fine save for a small spot rubbed through near the center, rear inner hinge fine, front inner hinge just starting, very minor ink marginalia and underlining to several words on 7 pages otherwise clean and bright throughout, no bookplate or ownership marks of any kind, still a GOOD+ copy.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is Pigou's landmark work on welfare by which his ultimate standing as an economist will almost certainly be judged. Later editions were called "The Economics of Welfare". This book created the branch of economics which has subsequently come to be known as the theory of welfare.