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Historical and Chronological Deduction of the Origin of Commerce: from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time. Containing an History of the Great Commercial Interests of the British Empire To Which is Prefixed, an Introduction, Exhibiting a View of the Ancient and Modern State of Europe; of the Importance of Our Colonies; and of the Commerce, Shipping, Manufactures, Fisheries, & C. of Great Britain and Ireland: and Their Influence .
A. Millar, J. and R. Tonson, etal., London, 1764. Two volumes, large folio measuring approx. 16.3 x 10.3 inches, bound in full period polished leather, spines in 8 compartments, 2 leather labels to each volume; upper paarts of spine covers missing, with parts of the labels [see photo]; all 3 large folding maps present in FINE condition with no faults; small dampstain in upper inner corner of Vol. I extends only to page 20 and does not affect the text; both volumes with armorial bookplate of "Scott of Balcomie"; covers firmly attached, text blocks square and tight, pages unmarked and free of age spotting, foxing or other discoloration; an honest set of an important work in "as found" condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Stony Hill Books [Madison, WI, U.S.A.]
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