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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Description

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

Notes

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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