Harvard University Press, 1944. Item #1617
BERGSON, Abram. THE STRUCTURE OF SOVIET WAGES: A STUDY IN SOCIALIST ECONOMICS. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1944. Tall 8vo., burgundy cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. Harvard Economic Studies, Volume LXXV. Bergson, for the first time in a scientifically acceptable manner, establishes the principles according to which the U.S.S.R. determines its wages. It is also the first study to present comparable data on the inequality prevailing under capitalism. Signed presentation from Bergson on the front endpaper: "November 25, 1945. With very best wishes to Fritz and Laura, Abe Bergson." Herman Wardwell "Fritz" Liebert was an expert on Boswell and Johnson studies but is also known as the first librarian of the famous Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University. He and his wife, Laura, well always excellent hosts and always sensitive to the occasion. It was under Liebert's leadership that the Beinecke library became of the finest collections in the world. The bulk of Fritz Liebert's Samuel Johnson collection, one of the finest in private hands, was gifted to the Beinecke library. Near fine; some browning spine & edges (few small chips & tears) d/j. $125.00.