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Bibliographical Notice - Frédéric Bastiat, Economic Harmonies (Boyers trans.) 
Economic Harmonies, trans by W. Hayden Boyers, ed. George B. de Huszar, introduction by Dean Russell (Irvington-on-Hudson: Foundation for Economic Education, 1996).
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Les Harmonies économiques, par Frédéric Bastiat, Paris, Guillaumin, 1850, 463 pp.
This was the first edition. It was published just a few months before Bastiat died, and was incomplete, containing only the first ten chapters.
Les Harmonies économiques, par Frédéric Bastiat, 2ème édition augmentée des manuscrits laissés par l'auteur, publiée par la Société des Amis de Bastiat (sous la direction de P. Paillottet et R. de Fontenay), Paris, Guillaumin, 1851, xi, 567 pp.
This was the first complete edition, and no changes of any importance were subsequently made in it. Paillottet brought back from Rome (where Bastiat had died) the manuscript of the Harmonies and had Bastiat's commission to edit and publish the entire work.
Oeuvres complètes de Frédéric Bastiat, mises en ordre, revues et annotées d'après les manuscrits de l'auteur (par P. Paillottet et R. de Fontenay), Paris, Guillaumin, 1854–55, 6 vols.
The Harmonies were incorporated into this as Volume VI.
Oeuvres complètes, etc., 2ème édition, in the series “La Bibliothèque des sciences morales et politiques,” Paris, Guillaumin, 1862–64, 7 vols.
The Harmonies remains the sixth volume, and a seventh (Mèlanges) is added. This has remained the standard edition. Reprints of various volumes, given special “edition” numbers, and sometimes with slight differences in pagination, appeared at various times through 1893.
The edition of the Harmonies used by the translator is Les Harmonies économiques, par Frédéric Bastiat, 6ème édition, Paris, Guillaumin, 1870. It is still listed as Volume VI in the Oeuvres complètes, 2ème edition. The translator also consulted the 1862 and 1884 editions of the Harmonies and found no significant variants. The Appendix letter, entitled “A Tentative Preface to the Harmonies,” was consulted in the Oeuvres complètes, 2ème edition, Vol. VII, 1861, pp. 303 ff.