Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1948. First US Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 271 pages; VG/VG; spine brown with beige titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.00', mild shelfwear, including small creases, rubbing to corners, small staining to rear cover; interior clean; scarce in any condition, but especially with the dust jacket; shelved case 10.
Shelved Dupont Bookstore
Preceded by the British publication earlier that year. It is a collection of essays originally published in the 1930s and 1940s, discussing topics ranging from moral philosophy to the methods of the social sciences and economic theory to contrast free markets with planned economies. [wikipedia]