Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1982.
First edition. Inscribed "To Steve Badgett with my compliments [signed] George Stigler" and dated 12/26/82. vii, 259 pp. Original red cloth with gilt spine lettering. A few marginal checkmarks in pencil, else Fine, in Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with small stain on back panel, rubbing. Copy of former owner's typed letter to author folded and taped to verso of front flap. An uncommon signed copy of a book by the Chicago School economist, signed in the year of publication, which was also the year he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Item #140938269