London: Elkin Matthews and Marrot, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. 6 3/4 by 4 1/2 inches; 173 by 115 mm. 121 pages plus 7 pages of publisher's ads. A gem of a copy. Hardcover, bound in red cloth, in fine condition but for a previous owner's name on the front pastedown, in a striking decorative jacket also in fine condition. Frontispiece photograph of the author. Jacket enclosed in a clear, archival-quality, removable protective cover. Item #1490
Soddy, the 1921 Nobel laureate in chemistry, also took a great interest in heterodox economics and political philosophy, particularly in schools of thought now known as thermoeconomics and technocracy. Some of his ideas contributed to the present concepts of ecological economics and sustainability.