First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's marks. Complete with the rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which is somewhat marked to the upper panel and toned to the spine. Not price-clipped (18s net to the front flap). Scarce.
The Havard History professor's essay sketching the growth of the principle theories of private ownership from the Greeks to the present day (1950).
Stock code: 19248