London: Macmillan and Co, 1931. 8vo. First edition. Original green cloth, gilt. Spine browned by nicotine. Chips and tears to head and tail which have been repaired. Covers rubbed and a bit bumped. Pencil notes on front end papers. Ink ownership on half-title. Top corners of many pages folded down with annotations in pencil and ink (usually lines) throughout. Good +. Item #2940
From the library of The Right Honourable The Lord Boothby KBE (1900-1986). The condition of the book reflects the interest with which Boothby devoured it. 'Boothby was particularly impressed by Keynes' concern about the impact of economic matters on the lives of individuals and society as a whole, rather than theoretical economics, and his hatred of unemployment and poverty, which he also considered unnecessary as well as evil.' (Bob Boothby: A Portrait by Robert Rhodes James, 1991).
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