8vo, pp. XII, 222, ; a clean, very good copy in the original illustrated boards (no dust jacket was issued).
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First edition, the text of Becker’s lectures during the year 1967-68, produced from recordings. ‘For more than a decade I gave a course on price theory to first year graduate students at Columbia. The course tries to present a rigorous and systematic statement of the principles economists have developed to understand the allocation of resources. The emphasis of the course, however, has been on the value of these principles in understanding the world about us’.
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