A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation
A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation.
Item Number: 74059
London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, Longman, 1834.
Early edition of this important work on international trade, it contains a plethora of contemporary commercial and maritime laws, international business practices, financial institutions, currencies, ports and the imports and exports of different nations. Octavo, bound in full contemporary calf, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, double gilt ruled, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. In near fine condition.
This work by McCulloch expanded the principles of Smith and Ricardo was "one of the most widely used manuals prior to the publication of John Stuart Mill's Principles." Goldsmiths' 26097. Kress C.2574.
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