Summary of Content: Second edition. Published by Macmillan and Company. Contains pencil notes on title page. Includes dedication to John Stuart Mill: ”...the opportunity of connecting my name in public with that of one from whose works I have profited more largely than from those of any other living writer, was one which I could not easily forego.”
Background: Cairnes was a professor of political economy, holding positions at Queen’s College, Galway, and University College, London. He was a Classical economist and an ardent disciple of John Stuart Mill.