A Treatise on the Wealth, Power, and Resources, of the British Empire, in Every Quarter of the World, including The East Indies… The second edition, with additions and corrections.

  • Colquhoun, Patrick
  • London: Printed for Joseph Mawman 1815
  • Goldsmiths 20869.


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4to, pp. xii, 456, 93, [1]. Modern half green morocco, marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt direct. Somewhat foxed throughout.


An important summary of the economic and social structure of the British Empire in the post-Napoleonic period by Patrick Colquhoun (1745-1820), Scottish merchant and founder of the first preventive police force in Britain.

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