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1667 An Answer out of the West to a Question out of the North Money Trade
Anon, 1667. Click here to see our other books! Omnia Comesta a Belo or An Answer out of the West to a Question out of the North Anon 1667 Anon : Anon 7.5" by 6" [2], 3-16pp SUMMARY A very scarce, first edition copy of this critical work on the economics of England and the monies devoted to the Church of England. An Important Work,First Edition,Leather Binding,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Near Fine This book weighs 0.75 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 19.99 EU Postage: £ 15.99 European Postage: £ 16.99 Asia Postage: £ 21.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 25.99 DESCRIPTION The title page quotes Francis Bacon and states 'The treasure and moneys in a state be not gathered into a few hands, for otherwise a state may have a great Stock and yet starve' in addition to 'Money is like muck, not good except it be spread'. ESTC reference no: R218579. Only seen once at auction in the last fifty years in 1976. This critical pamphlet discusses the cause of impoverishing the nation, as being the 'pomp, pride, luxury, exaction, and oppression of the prelates'. There are many statistics of different clergymen, their revenues, and all sources of income, concluding that 'the money that before ran currant in trading, is damned up in their coffers'. A sequel was written by Slingsby Bethel, which was released the following year. Bethel was an MP with republican sympathies. A very scarce, and important work, giving opinions against the Church and the landscape of England's economic climate, in the seventeenth century. CONDITION Rebound, in a quarter calf binding with paper covered boards. … [Click Below for Full Description]
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