The Principles of Political Economy (1st ed. 1825)

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The first edition of McCulloch’s major treatise on the principles of political economy. This became the standard text in classical political economics until it was replaced by J.S. Mill’s Principles in 1848. it went through many editions. We have the corrected 5th edition of 1864 in HTML format.

The Principles of Political Economy: with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of the Science (Edinburgh: William and Charles Tait, 1825).


The text is in the public domain.

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