On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation

By David Ricardo
Edited by Piero Sraffa with the Collaboration of
M. H. Dobb


On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation provides analysis of the allocation of money between capitalists, landowners, and agricultural workers in Britain. Through this analysis, Ricardo came to advocate free trade and oppose Britain’s restrictive “Corn laws.” Here are his classic commentaries on certain points of contention and divergence with the political economic writings of Adam Smith and T. R. Malthus.




October 2004 | 6 x 9 | 509 pages

Collection: The Works and Correspondence of David Ricardo

Volume 1

General preface, introduction, tables of concordance, preface, index, table of corresponding pages.

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