Das Wesen und die Aufgaben der Nationalökonomie. Ein Beitrag zu den Grundproblemen dieser Wissenschaft.

Vienna, Alfred Hölder, 1884.

8vo, pp. vi, [1] contents, [1] blank, 104; title browned, with some marks elsewhere; original printed wrappers, with the printed author’s dedication ‘Überreicht vom Verfasser’ at head.


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First edition, a remarkably clean copy, of ‘one of the most compendious of the early statements of the Austrian views on methodology’ (Batson). The Austrian economist Emil Sax (1845–1927) is noted today for extending the marginal theory of value to cover public finance and transport.

Batson, p. 13; Menger, col. 316f. Not in Mattioli.

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